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Call Volume

YEAR CALLS 
 2012  4951
 2013  5080
 2014  5588
 2015  6059
 2016  6300

Response Times

YEAR  AVERAGE  % UNDER 8 MINUTES
 2015  9:09  47%
 2016  9:19  45%

Patients Transported

YEAR  NUMBER
 2015  3296
 2016  3651

Mission Lifeline Award

In mid-2017 (for 2016), Person County EMS received the AHA Mission Lifeline Silver Plus award. The award recognizes EMS agencies across the nation for their vital role in providing timely treatment for STEMI (heart attack) patients. The Silver award is the highest award possible for first year applicants. To achieve this recognition, the agency must obtain at least a 75% in each measure.

Measure 1: Percentage of 12 LEAD ECGs acquired for patients with non-traumatic chest pain, 35 years or old and transported.

RESULT: 97%

Measure 2: Percentage of First Medical Contact to Device Activation/Primary PCI in 90 minutes or less

RESULT: 75%

Measure 3: Percentage of lytic eligible STEMI patients treated and transported to a STEMI referring hospital for fibrinolytic therapy with a door-to-needle time of <30 minutes.

RESULT: None to report. All STEMI patients are transported to a PCI center

Optimal Plus Measure: Percentage of 12 LEAD ECGs performed on patients in the field with an initial complaint of non-traumatic chest pain >35 years (who were transported), within 10 minutes of EMS arrival to the patient.

RESULT: 81%

Return of Spontaneous Circulation (ROSC) with Hospital Discharge

-The percentage of time that a patient is resuscitated (has a pulse/breathing) in the pre-hospital field and were discharged from the hospital 

YEAR PATIENTS   PERCENTAGE  NC National 
 2015  9 22.2%  11.2%  10.6%
 2016  30 13.3%  11.9%  10.8%