Impact of Ambulance Dispatch Policies on Performance of Emergency Medical Services

@article{Lim2011ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of Ambulance Dispatch Policies on Performance of Emergency Medical Services},
  author={Cheng Siong Lim and Rosbi Mamat and Thomas Br{\"a}unl},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems},
  year={2011},
  volume={12},
  pages={624-632}
}
In ambulance location models, fleet size and ambulance location sites are two critical factors that emergency medical service (EMS) managers can control to ensure efficient delivery of the system. The ambulance relocation and dispatch policies that are studied in dynamic ambulance relocation models also significantly contribute to improving the response time of EMS. In this paper, we review dynamic ambulance relocation models from the perspective of dispatch policies. The connection between the… CONTINUE READING
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