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by Anggita Sari Dewi, B. Bus

The New Future of Emergency Response

There are many factors contribute to the survival rate of a patient, including the arrival time of a medical team to the patient’s location. However, in a situation where the traffic is heavy or where the patient’s location is hard to reach by cars or ambulance, the arrival time of the medical team could be interfered. Thus, ‘Ambucycle’ has become one of the solutions to overcome the time restraint on medical emergency case.

What is Ambucycle?

Ambucycle Klinik PENTA Medica

According to Starosta (2015), Ambucycle is a medically equipped motorcycle, which was initiated by United Hatzalah, an Israeli organization, which has over 2,500 trained volunteer of Emergency First Responders. Ambucycle has been used to shorten travel time of the medical team to reach the patient’s location, which might increase the survival rate of the patient.

What is Inside the Ambucycle Box?

The Ambucycle team usually completes the box with Vital Signs, Emergency Kit Bag, Portable Monitors, AED, and emergency medicines. However, this depends on the severity of the case. The goal is to get to the location faster, so appropriate stabilization could be given, while waiting for the ambulance to get into the location (if needed).

Ambucycle by Klinik PENTA Medica

Klinik PENTA Medica has more than 17 years of experience in providing Emergency Medical Services, including the on-call medical team (home visit). Based on the need of faster arrival time, we upgraded our Home Visit service through a new transportation mode, the Ambucycle. The new revolution of emergency response has been launched at the beginning of 2023 and we received positive feedbacks from our patients.

Should you need more information regarding our Ambucycle service, please do not hesitate to contact us on (+62) 361 490709 or drop an email to clinic@pentamedica.com .

Reference:

Starosta, A. (2015, September). Ambucycles – the Future of Emergency Response. Yale Global Health Review. https://yaleglobalhealthreview.com/2015/09/20/ambucycles-the-future-of-emergency-response/

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