By: Chia Lee, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Taipei City is now able to strengthen each link in the chain of survival due to a more comprehensive medical care system since the EMSS integrated into it, the TCFD added. According to the TCFD’s statistics, the EMSS had helped save 102 lives last year.
Taipei City’s Emergency Medical Services System (EMSS) last year helped save more than a hundred lives. The city government on Thursday held an award ceremony to express gratitude toward those medical service providers who had contributed to the operation of the EMSS, and celebrate those patients who have been given a second chance of life.
Taipei City Fire Department (TCFD) established regionalized EMSS in five administration offices in Taipei since 2011, in order to implement the bypass principle and deliver injured persons to hospitals in time, according to city government. [FULL STORY]