The World Health Organization has released a report that outlines policies for improving health care and other systems to provide the key elements of post-crash ... [ Read More » ]
Location of Trauma Centers
Access to trauma centers has a significant impact on injury and mortality rates after a crash. Research has shown a relationship between distance from a trauma center and the mortality rate of crash victims. In order to improve emergency response services to crash victims, it is important to consider trauma center access issues, especially in rural areas where there are long distances between medical facilities.
This section includes statistics and background information on the relationship between location of trauma centers and transportation safety.
The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Safety Center) hosted a FREE, 1.5-hour online webinar. Webinar Description This webinar provided an overview of the ... [ Read More » ]
The purpose of this paper is to provide a broad review, analysis, and identification of opportunities for the EMS community to address digital technology develo ... [ Read More » ]
The National Working Summit on Transportation in Rural America was held Sept. 7-9, 2016 in Denver, CO. It was hosted by the National Center for Rural Road Safet ... [ Read More » ]
This report models the association between the proximity of a fatal crash to a Level 1 or 2 trauma center and the crash scene mortality of the driver in the fat ... [ Read More » ]
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