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Ambulances aim to get to emergency medical situations quickly to provide care and save lives. Complicated decisions need to be made rapidly about which ambulance should respond to each incident, under constantly changing conditions.
The Data Awareness for Sending Help (DASH) project is a collaboration between the Policy Institute, the Department of Informatics at King’s, and the London Ambulance Service. The project has examined new types of data that could inform ambulance services’ computer-assisted dispatch systems and response times.
The final report of the DASH project recommends six new data initiatives for London Ambulance Service:
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