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To unify the communication and knowledge exchange between the emergency medical teams across Europe iProcureSecurity seeks to translate the identified EMS terms in all consortium languages.

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EMS services

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

EMS solution providers

Companies which produce and sell technologies in the field of Emergency Medical Services

EMS stakeholder

A person such as an employee, customer, or citizen who is involved with an organization, society, etc. and therefore has responsibilities towards it and an interest in its success.

EMS station

Structure or other area set aside for storage of ambulance vehicles and their medical equipment, as well as working and living space for their staff.

EOI (Expression of interest)

A multi-staged process that is used early in the procurement process. EOI is generally used when information required is very specific and the buyers are unsure if the suppliers are able to deliver these requirements. Potential suppliers are shortlisted and examined before seeking detailed bids from the shortlisted tenderers.

ESPD – European single procurement document

Is an electronic self-declaration document to be submitted by suppliers interested in tendering for contracts for the supply of goods or services in the public sector

Early adopters

Launch customer


A system, or a group of interconnected elements, formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their environment, or any system or network of interconnecting and interacting parts, as in a business.

Electronic Health Record (HER)

An individual's official health document that is shared among multiple facilities and agencies.

Electronic Patient Care Record

Emergency medical services' equivalent of an Electronic Health Record (EHR).

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