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CentraCare Health – Monticello’s State-of-the-Art Ambulance Provides Increased Safety and Enhanced Care for Patients

Published in Media Releases Author: CentraCare

CentraCare Health – Monticello’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) recently introduced a new ambulance to its fleet to provide increased safety and enhanced care for patients receiving emergency care. The ambulance’s state-of-the-art technology and modern design features include:

  • A designated work station area in the ambulance which allows the crews to remain seated and secured with a six-point safety restraint system while providing patient care when the ambulance is in motion
  • Patient cot offers enhanced safety and comfort features to improve patient experience and accommodate patients of all sizes
  • Enhanced stretcher mounting system to ensure patients are more secure during transport.
  • Increased cab size to enhance the safety and comfort of the ambulance ride
  • LED emergency warning lights are highly visible allowing the ambulance to more easily navigate through traffic with greater safety
  • Floor to ceiling catch-netting in attendant area to ensure crew and patient safety during the ambulance ride
  • Sound proof enhancements to decrease noise for patients

“We are proud to be one of the first ambulance services in Minnesota to introduce this state-of-the art vehicle to increase safety for our patients and EMS crews,” said Gordon Vosberg, Director of Emergency Medical Services at CentraCare Health - Monticello. “Our goal is to provide exceptional care, safety and comfort to the patients we have the privilege to care for and serve every day. Today, many ambulance services across the state are working to adopt increased patient safety features. By introducing this new ambulance to our service area, CentraCare demonstrates its commitment to delivering care that is focused on quality, new technology and continuous training to deliver exceptional patient care.”