Just a thought

My brain is wondering today. I did a rough calculation of how many ambulances are in service during peak hours in my metro area.

Between 5 different services (3 private, 2 public) there are around 70 ambulances available during the peak hours. With an estimated population if 1.25 million, that’s one ambulance per 17,857 people. I am no longer surprised that we frequently have non emergent patients that wait long times for ambulances.

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About Joel

I am a paramedic, firefighter and I work for an organ procurement organization. All stories related to work have been altered to HIPPA standards and for the protection of those involved. The personal stories are different. Photography, flying, aviation, hiking, camping, travel, geocaching, amateur radio are a few of my hobbies.
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