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Artificial intelligence
Area: Emergency Medical Services

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. Specific applications of AI include expert systems, natural language processing (NLP), and speech recognition and machine vision.

Augmented Reality
Area: Emergency Medical Services

A technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user's view of the real world, thus providing a composite view.

Automated External Defibrillator
Area: Emergency Medical Services

It is a lightweight, portable device designed for lay people that delivers an electric shock through the chest to the heart. The shock can potentially stop an irregular heart beat (arrhythmia) and allow a normal rhythm to resume following sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

Automated drone transport
Area: Emergency Medical Services

A delivery drone is an autonomous vehicle, often an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), used to transport packages, food or other goods.

Autonomous VTOL systems
Area: Emergency Medical Services

Autonomous aircraft systems that can take off, hover and land vertically.

Autonomous vehicle
Area: Emergency Medical Services

An autonomous vehicle is a vehicle that can guide itself without human conduction.

Award criteria
Area: Pre-Commercial Procurement

A list of key criteria or requirements, which is required for a contract to be awarded.

Basic Life Support
Area: Emergency Medical Services

Refers to the type of care that first-responders, healthcare providers and public safety professionals provide to anyone who is experiencing cardiac arrest, respiratory distress or an obstructed airway. It requires knowledge and skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), using automated external defibrillators (AED) and relieving airway obstructions in patients of every age.

Area: Pre-Commercial Procurement

A formal proposal to deliver goods or services at a specified price, as well, describing that the tender contract requirement will be met.

Bid Management
Area: Pre-Commercial Procurement

Involves the process of managing the submission of a tender for a contract and managing the bid team. One of the elements behind a great bid management is a good bid team. It is common for larger businesses to have a dedicated bid writing department.

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