The National Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Center for Health Statistics report that over 123 million Americans are visiting hospital emergency rooms every year.What’s more, receiving the level of care necessary to address a medical emergency can save lives. The CDC reports that for the severely injured and those dealing with time critical medical emergencies, having fast access to specialized resources and equipment is critically important. CDC-supported research shows a 25% reduction in deaths for severely injured patients who receive care at a Level I trauma center rather than at a non-trauma center.
EagleMed has taken the necessary steps to work closely with 911 dispatchers, hospitals and EMS agencies to help ensure that the most appropriate ground and air medical transport is dispatched to best address any medical emergency. EagleMed stands ready with medical specialists on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond quickly to these situations.