*Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act

"Health Policy Brief: Ambulance Diversion" (PDF). Health Affairs. 2 June 2016. Retrieved 22 October 2017. CMS EMTALA overview ... In 2003, ambulances were diverted over a half a million times, not necessarily due to patients' inability to pay. Health care ... Ambulance are frequently diverted from overcrowded emergency departments to other hospitals that may be farther away. ...

*Hospital emergency codes

"Emergency department overcrowding: ambulance diversion and the legal duty to care". cmaj.ca. "Code Red/Code Blue/Code whatever ... The Joint Commission status is called "on diversion" (for a class of patients) and "total diversion" (not receiving any patient ... whether presenting via ambulance or walk-in triage, are paged locally within the emergency department as "Resus" [ri:səs] codes ... Generally used by hospitals as a status indicator for EMS/ambulance services denoting that the issuing ER/trauma facility has ...

*Emergency medicine

Hospitals can only turn away incoming ambulances if they are on diversion and incapable of providing adequate care. However, ... Larrey manned ambulances with trained crews of drivers, corpsmen and litter-bearers and had them bring the wounded to ... In countries such as the US, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia, ambulances crewed by paramedics and emergency medical ... For example, in France and Germany the physician, often an anesthesiologist, rides in the ambulance and provides stabilizing ...

*Emergency department

Three of the five Level I trauma centres were on "diversion", meaning ambulances with all but the most severely injured ... Cardiac arrest may occur in the ED/A&E or a patient may be transported by ambulance to the emergency department already in this ... ED staff have much in common with ambulance and fire crews, combat medics, search and rescue teams, and disaster response teams ... The best-known example is defibrillators, which spread first to ambulances, then in an automatic version to police cars and ...

*The Price (Prison Break)

An old car is obtained, and the ambulance is stolen from an impound while Self creates a diversion. Roland faces an ... Lincoln and Sucre are to drive the car, Michael, Sara, and Bellick are to arrive at the crash scene in an ambulance, disguised ...

*Health care finance in the United States

Long wait times have become a problem nationally, and in urban areas some ERs are put on "diversion" on a regular basis, ... meaning that ambulances are directed to bring patients elsewhere. Most Americans under age 65 (59.3%) receive their health ...

*International reactions to the war in Donbass

This included radios, first-aid kits, surveillance drones, counter-mortar radar systems, military ambulances, 30 armoured ... 200 million Canadian military aid package were delayed by concerns about diversion of saleable equipment due to corruption ...

*A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie

Bierstadt rode with his color-box alongside the guide, following the ambulance in a buckboard pulled by a single horse. On 10 ... Ludlow and Bierstadt's party rested in Denver for several days before deciding on a spontaneous 70-mile diversion to the south ... but Governor John Evans kindly lent the expedition his ambulance wagon and "a pair of stout serviceable" horses. ...

*Oakland Medical Center

In 1997 when deaths at the neighboring Kaiser Richmond led to the closure of its ER for ambulance patients, Oakland Medical ... Kaiser was also accused of scapegoating nurses for the problems as a diversion of responsibility. It opened this division in ...

*2010 Keswick coach accident

... six road emergency ambulances and some non-emergency ambulances, doctors' cars, two air ambulances and four RAF rescue ... The A66 was closed by police until 0300hrs BST the next day (Tuesday, 25 May 2010). The diversion route was from the ...

*Bangor International Airport

One notable security example was the September 2004 diversion for singer Cat Stevens and his daughter. In May 2001, Bangor ... Because of its experience, the airport is able to quickly assemble firefighters, ambulances, police officers, and federal ...

*Laws, California

A vehicle on display was a 1949 ambulance, which was later painted black, stripped of emergency lighting, and used as a hearse ... that began diversions of water in the early 20th century to Los Angeles. A tour docent, sharing a vintage black-and-white ...

*Griffin Castillo

Griffin saves Kendall's life when he has to perform heart surgery on her in the back of an ambulance, and confides to her that ... Before he can go back, Kendall helps him escape through a diversion Cara creates. She admits that she turned him in because she ...

*Blood Ties (McKenzie novel)

Ambulance crew turn up and tend to Lewis, Rachel and Theo. The three are transported to hospital. Elijah abducts Daniel and ... Rachel pulls Theo away, saying that she had to make a diversion. As they sneak out through a side door and start walking ...

*Falls of Cruachan derailment

The Ambulance Service treated most of the injured passengers at the scene, at a triage facility set up at the power station. ... The nightly closures for roadworks of the A83 road were suspended to ease the effects of the A85 diversion. The A85 reopened at ... Two air ambulances and a Royal Navy Sea King helicopter also attended the scene due to the remote location. The Strathclyde ...

*Pont Briwet

This resulted in 8 miles (13 km) detours for heavier vehicles such as lorries or ambulances. Pedestrians were also unable to ... This necessitated an 8-mile diversion via Maentwrog for road users and rail services were terminated at Harlech, closing the 22 ...

*1947 BOAC Douglas C-47 crash

Ambulances from Ashford, Canterbury, Folkestone and Hythe attended. The injured were taken to Willesborough Hospital. The first ... Crossair Flight 850, another case of multiple diversions. "1942 USAAF Serial Numbers (42-91974 to 42-110188)". Joe Baugher. ...

*Raid on the Suez Canal

At 06:00 a second attack was launched, this time by diversions north of the crossing point. The attack was checked by the ... 1 Indian Field Ambulance These troops were deployed at the Esh Shat, Baluchistan, El Kubri, Gurkha, Shallufa, Geneffe and Suez ... two sections of the 1st Field Company East Lancashire Royal Engineers and the 137th Indian Field Ambulance were in position ... Machine Gun Section of Egyptian Camel Corps 1 Brigade of Territorial RFA 1 Battery Indian Mountain Artillery 2 Field Ambulances ...

*Operation Slapstick

... did not provide the diversion General Eisenhower had hoped for. The decision by Heidrich not to oppose the ... The wounded were evacuated to Taranto, where the 133rd (Parachute) Field Ambulance had established an 80-bed main dressing ...

*RAF Lyneham

The airfield was designated as a Master Diversion Airfield: it was one of the primary airfields to which aircraft could divert ... Nine vehicles were also recorded, including two tractors, an ambulance and a Crossley fire engine. The station did not have any ...

*A638 road

As North Road it passes the Texaco North Road Service Station (next to a Co-op), Retford Hospital, then the ambulance station ... When the West Drayton diversion opened in February 1957 (including the roundabout) as the A57, the A1 still went through ...

*6th Florida Infantry Regiment

The diversion was successful, with Bragg concentrating his army east of Chattanooga. After concluding that his position was ... A moment later . . . someone exclaimed: 'General Polk is killed!'" While awaiting an ambulance to remove the body, Generals ... Lieutenant Hugh Black of Company A recorded that the diversion was caused by "a few stragglers." The regiments remained at ... The Union commander's Kentucky companies performed their diversion well, occupying Captain William E. June's 7th Florida ...

*Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

AirMed International, a fixed-wing air ambulance company, operates its main hub from here. There is a large, full service ... Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is also a primary diversion airport for both Memphis International Airport and ...

*Jose Guerena shooting

Guerena was denied attention, for about one hour, until the team declared the "area secured". Ambulance crews were then ... later identified as flash/bang grenades deployed by police in the back yard as a diversion. He instructed his wife and 4-year- ...

*Waiapu County

The pattern of a large section of the East Coast was completely altered by the diversion of traffic from the coastline to the ... In 1948 they presented a modern ambulance to the hospital. The gravest menace that has to be fought by the Health Department ...

*Fire police

This may entail road closures, diversions, full 'points' control at intersections, or '1-way-shunts', in which the road is ... For instance, the Hebron volunteer fire company (Hebron, CT) has Service 310, a modified retired ambulance. Colchester Hayward ...