ECONOMICS OF HIGHWAY EMERGENCY AMBULANCE SERVICE: VOLUME I-TECHNICAL REPORT, VOLUME 2-APPENDICES

THE OBJECTIVES OF THIS PROJECT WERE TO: (1) PROVIDE A BRIEF BUT ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF THE STATUS OF AMBULANCE SERVICES ACROSS THE COUNTRY, (2) DESCRIBE THE OPERATIONAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF RECENT LEGISLATION ON THE MAJOR TYPES OF PURVEYORS OF AMBULANCE SERVICES, (3) DEVELOP METHODS FOR DETERMINING THE OPTIMUM DENSITY OF AMBULANCE SERVICE LOCATIONS AND THE NUMBERS OF AMBULANCES NEEDED TO PROVIDE SPECIFIED LEVELS OF SERVICE TO COMMUNITIES OR AREAS, (4) DEVELOP FORMULAE THAT THE FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS COULD USE FOR COMPUTING EQUITABLE SUBSIDIES OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR ELIGIBLE COMMUNITIES, AND (5) PREPARE GUIDELINE INFORMATION THAT LOCAL LEADERS CAN USE IN IDENTIFYING AND EVALUATING ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS TO THEIR SPECIFIC PROBLEM IN PROVIDING AN EMERGENCY AMBULANCE SERVICE. THE REQUIREMENTS OF HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM STANDARD 4.4.11 WERE ACCEPTED AS THE DESIGN CRITERIA FOR A SYSTEM WITH QUALITY MEDICAL CARE. THE REPORT IS DIVIDED INTO TWO VOLUMES. VOLUME 1 IS THE MAIN REPORT AND DESCRIBES THE FINDINGS AND THE PROCEDURES WHICH WERE DEVELOPED TO HELP A COMMUNITY PLAN EMERGENCY AMBULANCE SERVICES. VOLUME 2 CONSISTS MAINLY OF TABLES OF DATA AND STATISTICS. /AUTHOR/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Dunlap & Associates Inc

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  • Publication Date: 1968-7

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  • Accession Number: 00201773
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Traffic Systems Reviews & Abstracts
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 27 1970 12:00AM