HARTFORD — During March 2015, ASM Paramedic Adam Fine and his partner David Tedeschi responded to a medical call in Coventry with Coventry Volunteer Fire Association (CVFA) ambulance. The EKG was indicative of a STEMI and Adam wirelessly transmitted the 12-lead EKG to Saint Francis Hospital, activating their cardiac catherization lab from the field. (#15-17116)
“First Medical Contact to device under 90 minutes!!!”
– John Quinlavin, EMS Manager, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.
SFH Cath Lab Patient Follow-Up Form
- 100% left posterior descending artery ballooned.
- Re-clotted, managed medically.
EMS Agency: ASM (Coventry)
First Medical Contact (FMC) (at pt side) Date/Time: 16:31
EMS 12 Lead Acquisition Time: 16:34 elapse: 00:03
EMS 12 Lead Transmit Rec’d Time (source: Lifenet): 16:42 elapse: 00:08
Arrival Time (SFHED): 17:06 elapse: 00:24
Cath Lab Arrival Time (SFH): 17:21 elapse: 00:15
Procedure Start Time: 17:42 elapse: 00:21
First Device Time: 17:57 elapse: 00:15
SFHED Door to First Device: 51 min
FMC to First Device: 86 min