Ambulance Service 660-200-7070
At Bates County Memorial Hospital, the Ambulance Department provides 24-hour, seven day-a-week Advanced Life Support Paramedic services utilizing four ambulances to cover a 900 square-mile area with 18,000 residents. Paramedics are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Trauma Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
Our ambulance service holds the distinction of being the first Rural EMS provider in the United States to place into Field Trial, the PYNG FAST 1 Adult Intraosseous device. This product provides rapid (60 seconds or less) fluid, blood and medication infusion access to the medical or trauma patient. We are proud to have been chosen as a test site, and continue to use, evaluate and provide feedback to the developers of this product.
The ambulance service functions under protocols that include RSI, CPAP and 12-lead ECG use in the field. ECGs may be sent from the ambulance directly to any email address, including hospital emergency rooms and physician offices.