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  • COTS publication: Ohio diversion plan keeps emergency patients moving - in EMS World now

    "Ambulance diversion is a controversial topic. How do we manage emergency patients when EDs are overcrowded and have no room for ambulance arrivals? Some cities and states have banned diversion. The Central Ohio Trauma System created the Emergency Patient Transport Plan. Some call it the “diversion plan,” but actually it’s an anti-diversion plan. Twenty-one years after its inception, it has been through some iterations, but it is still an important part of access to emergency care in Central Ohio...” 

    Thank you to Drs. Janine Curcio & Natalie Ferretti for writing this article.