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Alternative bid
Area: Pre-Commercial Procurement

Initiate an offer that is alternative to the tender requirements. Meaning the offer is different to what is being asked for in the tender procedure. Often the alternative bid provides advantages or benefits over the stated requirements regarding cost and/or performance. Also known as variant bid

Ambulance
Area: Emergency Medical Services

An ambulance is a medically equipped vehicle which transports patients to treatment facilities, such as hospitals. In some instances, out-of-hospital medical care is provided to the patient.

Ambulance Car
Area: Emergency Medical Services

An ambulance vehicle used to transport patients on the ground with traumatic or medical conditions or patients for whom the need for specialty care care, or emergency emergency, or non-emergency medical care is anticipated either at the patient location or during transport.

Ambulance Service Accreditation
Area: Emergency Medical Services

Means that the service has met the “gold standard” determined by the ambulance industry to be essential in a modern emergency medical services provider.

Ambulance Services
Area: Emergency Medical Services

Service in which the patient’s condition requires medical transportation where the use of specialized medical skills and/or equipment is medically necessary and crucial to the safe transportation of the patient

Ambulance type A
Area: Emergency Medical Services

Patient transport ambulance.

Ambulance type B (BLS)
Area: Emergency Medical Services

Basic life support ambulance. They can provide initial healthcare.

Ambulance type C (ALS)
Area: Emergency Medical Services

Advanced Life Support ambulance. Including at least a nurse or a physician and a nurse (when it is required).

Angioplasty
Area: Emergency Medical Services

Surgical repair or unblocking of a blood vessel, especially a coronary artery.

Application
Area: Emergency Medical Services

Means application software, i.e. an executable program that fulfils a more or less useful function, but is not relevant to the functioning of a system itself. Apps help EMSD practitioners make decision and create, for example, a computational model to direct the emergency patients to most appropriate hospital.

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