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E-Health

Use of digital technologies and telecommunications, such as computers, the Internet, and mobile devices, to facilitate health improvement and health care services

EKG transmission

This activity includes the measurement of electrocardiogram signals and their transmission to remote healthcare professionals.

EMS Network

An online Community of Practice where practitioners and other relevant stakeholders from the Emergency Medical Services sector in Europe can elaborate and analyse important areas of capability gaps, and thus set the ground for future conception of new technological solutions

EMS financing

System to provide economic resources to emergency medical services.

EMS management staff

People who are responsible in some way for managing an emergency medical service.

EMS organization

A company or other group of people that works together as an emergency medical service.

EMS performance

How successful are the emergency medical services in achieving certain outcome indicators.

EMS personnel

Medical professionals who treat illnesses and injuries that require an urgent medical response, providing out-of-hospital treatment and transport to definitive care.

EMS practitioner

Skilled professional involved in an emergency medical service. Dedicated professionals, both career and volunteer, who administer emergency medical care to patients in need

EMS professionals

Medical professionals who respond to emergency calls and treat and transport people in crisis health situations.

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