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Ambulette Service Terms to Know

Many people are familiar with an emergency ambulance, which is dispatched to provide immediate medical care as well as transport. However, there are several types of ambulette services that do not involve a standard emergency ambulance. Below are some common medical transport terms.

  • Fly Car - A fly car dispatches one person, usually a paramedic, to the scene of a medical emergency. The paramedic can deliver life saving care, but the vehicle is not suitable for transporting a patient to the hospital. Fly cars, also called response units, can be vans, cars, motorcycles, or even horses.
  • Charity Ambulance - These ambulette services help sick patients leave the hospital during long term stays. Often provided by charities, these ambulances are usually modified private buses.
  • Mobile Data Terminal – This piece of equipment is used in conjunction with a two way radio to provide information to the EMTs in an emergency ambulance. The terminals record when EMTs receive a call, when they arrive, and help the driver with any navigational needs.
  • Evidence Gathering CCTV - This form of closed circuit television tapes emergency personal while they are working. This creates a record to confirm or dispute allegations of malpractice.
  • Data Recorders - Data recorders are used to monitor the use of sirens, speed, seat belt usage, and other EMS vehicle capabilities.
  • Tail Lift - Tail lifts are fitted into ambulance vehicles to raise heavy loads. EMTs aiding obese patients, patients in hospital beds, and patients using neonatal equipment may require this piece of equipment.
  • Trauma Lighting - Many patient-transport emergency vehicles are fitted with red or blue lights. These lights can be used in cases where the patient has photo sensitivity.
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    Alert Ambulette Service Corp
    2702 Stillwell Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224
    Medical Transportation at its best! Our service specializes in transporting people in wheel chairs. Our equipment is state-of-the-art! Our goal is to make your experience much more pleasant.
    (718) 266-7000
    Mercy Care Transportation Inc
    293 Avenue Z, Brooklyn, NY 11223
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    (718) 266-3355
     
    User Review: "Possibly the worse ambulette company I have had ever used. They are not dependable and sometimes don't even show up...."
    Perfect Choice Ambulett
    6610 Bay Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11204
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    (347) 462-1699
     
    User Review: "I tried calling based on the four star rating . Unfortunately the phone nnumber is a nonworking phone number what..."
    Atlas Medical Transportation LLC
    810 N Forklanding Rd Unit 220, Maple Shade, NJ 08052
    (856) 667-8800
    Acute Care Medical Transport
    814 W 5th St, Lansdale, PA 19446
    (215) 368-8639
    Lifestar Medical Transport
    124 S 10th St, Quakertown, PA 18951
    (215) 538-4540
    Homecare Angels & Medical Transportation LLC
    370 S Main St, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
    (908) 213-3198
    Whitehall Medical Transport Services
    61 Oak Ln, Northampton, PA 18067
    (610) 262-2403
    Priority One Ambulence
    448 Sharrotts Rd, Staten Island, NY 10309
    (718) 317-8911
    ACT Ambulette
    9 Granite Ave, Staten Island, NY 10303
    (718) 556-5566
    Mercy Care Transportation Inc
    2381 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306
    (718) 980-0911
    Richmond County Ambulance Svce Inc
    1355 Castleton Ave, Staten Island, NY 10310
    (718) 273-3555
    Great Ambulette Service Inc
    1612 Neptune Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224
    (718) 996-4500
    Major Ambulette Corp
    2807 W 15th St, Brooklyn, NY 11224
    (718) 265-3333
    Robin Bus Co Inc
    2302 Neptune Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224
    (718) 996-3915


    Many people who are wheel chair bound need to be able to get from place to place. For this, they can hire ambulette services to pick them up, load them, and drop them off at their destination. Slightly different from ambulances, which often operates in a true emergency and work for hospitals, ambulette services are private transportation companies that offer non emergency transit rides to and from doctor appointments or physical therapy. Ambulette services, staffed by qualified emergency medical technicians (EMTs), can provide transportation to and from mental health facilities, medical centers, clinics, and hospitals. Patients may need MRIs, dialysis, chemotherapy, or routine doctor exams. Some people call ambulette services if they have fallen or have suffered some other kind of accident in which they need help. To this end, some ambulette services, staffed by paramedics, do provide emergency assistance and will use sirens and lights in these cases. Most ambulette services accept most forms of insurance, including Medicaid. They utilize a variety of vehicles, such as high top wheelchairs vans, buses, and passenger capacity vans. Each company should boast a fleet of safe, up-to-code vehicles that have passed regular inspection. Ambulette service paramedics should stock the vans, also called transit wagons, with any necessary First Aid and other medical supplies and equipment, such as gurneys, stretchers, medicine, and basic life support machines. First emerging in ancient times, ambulances consisted of simple carts used for transporting patients by force. It wasn’t until the 19th and 20th centuries that advances gave rise to the first self-powered ambulances.
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