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am·bu·lance

(am'byū-lants),
A vehicle used to transport sick or injured people to a treatment facility.
[Fr., fr. (hôpital) ambulant, mobile hospital]

ambulance

(ăm′byə-ləns)
n.
A specially equipped vehicle used to transport the sick or injured.

ambulance

Any vehicle, including a boat, helicopter, or fixed-wing aircraft, which is equipped for transporting sick and wounded personnel.

ambulance

Emergency medicine A vehicle for transporting a Pt to or from a hospital or medical center, which is equipped with supplies to render emergency medical care, and manned or womanned by one or more individuals formally trained in providing such care. See Air ambulance, Emergency medical srvice, EMT.

am·bu·lance

(am'byū-lăns)
A vehicle used to transport sick or injured people to a treatment facility.
[Fr., fr. (hôpital) ambulant, mobile hospital]

Patient discussion about ambulance

Q. How to design and run a Ambulance Service effectively. Different Models, Costs, Safety features, Planning, Strategy, Promotions, Partnerships, Risks etc...

A. Hmm... this website ( http://www.cms.hhs.gov/center/ambulance.asp ) contains a lot of information about how to run an ambulance service, from addresses to fee tables.

Hope I could help!

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Research shows England's ambulance trusts spent more than PS92m in the last year on private ambulances and taxis to transport patients.
Figures released today show that major health trusts across England are increasingly relying on ambulances from other providers to attend 999 calls.
Air ambulance charities will use their share of the funding to invest in new equipment and upgrade facilities.
Talking to this scribe, a large number of private ambulances of various sizes can be witnessed lined-up in front of emergency wards of Holy Family Hospital, Benazir Bhutto Hospital and District Headquarters Rawalpindi.
The Nation established from the Health department that only two ambulances are working while the rest are grounded in different garages and parking lots in the county referral hospital.This, according to health workers, hampers emergency services in the county.
The court's decision invalidated the portion of the law that protects North Dakotans from receiving balance bills from air ambulances. However, the provision requiring hospitals to inform patients in non-emergency situations about which air ambulances have contractual agreements with the patient's health insurance company and the provision prohibiting the sale of air ambulance subscription agreements both remain valid and enforceable by law.
Last year, the hospital administration had bought four advanced life support ambulances for transporting patients, which were later assigned for VIP duties.
Dubai: The Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Service (DCAS) has acquired a fleet of state-of-the-art ambulances.
The survey concluded that changing the negligent behavior of people by organizing mass media campaigns and giving compassionate, humane messages in the media like 'giving way to ambulances can save lives', is the solution of this problem.1
Tina Naa Ayele Gifty Mensah, gave the hint that the government was negotiating with a German ambulance manufacturing firm in a bid to procure new ambulances to augment the fleet of the NAS.
Health Secretary Vaughan Gething says the new ambulances will be more manoeuvrable and meet the latest Euro 6 emissions standards.
Faisal Edhi said while talking to media on Wednesday that the overseas Pakistanis in Australia have donated 50 ambulances to Edhi Foundation once again.