spenac Posted October 14, 2007 Share Posted October 14, 2007 In my county we can to inter-facility transport but only if the patient requires or has the potential to require ALS care. Otherwise we have BLS services that can do the transfers instead. We can transport burn patients from an ED to a burn center, OBs to a delivery center, etc. However we can only transport within our county or to neighbouring counties. We don't do long-distance transfer. I have come to notice that it differs in a lot of EMS agencies as to how they handle interfacility transports. I suppose it depends on your resources, how rural your area is, and what the need of the patient is. Now you are right there are a few things that require ambulance, but most that you would allow BLS to take would be fine in a Taxi rather than an ambulance. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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