This document details the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) hospital load balancing optimization initiative that was carried out from mid-January through early April 2021 and the initiative’s initial outcomes. This is of relevance to New York City hospital members that are part of the 911-system.
FDNY EMS Hospital Load Balancing Optimization Initiative
May 3, 2021
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