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network

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establishment

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an organized array of individual elements and parts forming and working as a unit

a usually large entity composed of interconnected parts

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the approach used to do something

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(physical chemistry) a sample of matter in which substances in different phases are in equilibrium

a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts

a procedure or process for obtaining an objective

the living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole

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an ordered manner

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Alameda County has embarked on an effort, being watched nationally, to reform its Emergency Medical Services system and integrate it with managed care.
The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center is a worldwide leader in trauma care, and the heart of Maryland's unique Emergency Medical Services System.
Sixty percent of the revenues collected would go to the Ambulance Transportation Services Fund, 35 percent would go to a Prehospital Emergency Medical Services System Fund, 4 percent would go to the Poison Control Center Fund and 1 percent would go to the Department of Health Services for administration costs.
All paramedics within DFR's Emergency Medical Services system are trained to recognize these particular electrocardiogram (EKG) strips and identify markers within those strips that warrant the use of the STEMI software.
All California hospitals are facing the same pressures as Tenet: unfunded governmental mandates such as the January 1, 2008, seismic deadline and nurse-to-patient staffing ratios that became effective on January 1, 2004; a growing uninsured population; inadequate payments from Medi-Cal, Medicare and health plans; rising costs of medical technology, pharmaceuticals and labor; workforce shortages; aging population; and meltdown in the emergency medical services system.
Your ability to respond to sudden cardiac arrest depends largely on the early availability of an AED, having individuals on site who are trained in CPR and AED usage, and the early activation of the emergency medical services system," said Relyea.
The first step in the "Chain" is early activation of the Emergency Medical Services system by calling 9-1-1 or the local emergency number; step two is to provide CPR to the victim; step three is to provide early defibrillation (with an AED); and the fourth is early advanced life support, which includes care by paramedics and transport to a hospital or trauma center.
The system will provide radios for all public safety agencies in the county and will replace their existing police, fire, and emergency medical services system.
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