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Keywords

Critical care nurse, Emergency medical services, Health care services digitalization, Technology

 

Authors

  1. Piani, Tommaso MSN, RN
  2. Boccolato, Lorenzo RN
  3. Ruzza, Gianpaolo RN
  4. Pausler, Daniele RN
  5. Trillo, Giulio MD
  6. Macor, Cristiana MSc, RN
  7. Pascolo, Piero MSc
  8. De Monte, Amato MD

Abstract

Digital technology has an essential role in the development and application of innovations within the health care system. Its application is not limited to the hospital environment but extends to the emergency medical services system. The experimental phase of the shift to electronic emergency medical services documentation was performed within the Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Friuli Centrale of Udine (Italy), a local health authority covering about 533 000 inhabitants. Considering the results of this study, we believe it is important to continue to update the methods of data collection and analysis in correlation with the management and outcomes of the patients.