The project enables real-time pre-triage clinical processes to be carried out before the patient arrives at the hospital’s emergency area, as well as offering specialist clinical support from the 112 or 061 Centres to the healthcare technicians accompanying the patients.
Zerintia HealthTech and EuroGaza Emergencias have signed an agreement for the development and commercialisation of a new model of digitally connected ambulance. The digital health company and the Spanish leader in the design, manufacture and transformation of medical vehicles will work together on the development of a medical vehicle that will allow medical professionals from central emergency services to be in permanent contact and work in real time with the medical staff attending to patients inside the ambulances.
The new connected ambulance model incorporates the 4RemoteHealth software platform developed by Zerintia HealthTech. This solution makes it possible for existing clinical devices in highly complex environments such as operating theatres, ICUs or ambulances to communicate with each other and with the specialists who operate them, allowing collaboration and interaction between medical professionals in real time remotely. Medical vehicles will be able to share images, video, vital signs, data from inspection cameras or defibrillators in real time, facilitating pre-triage clinical processes before arriving at hospitals where patients will be admitted, or providing specialist clinical support if necessary to stabilise patients en route.
“Our goal is to transform the future through constant innovation to provide solutions that inspire and improve people’s lives and health. With this project we are taking another step forward in the quality, technology and safety of our ambulances. We share with Zerintia HealthTech the pursuit of excellence to put technology at the service of patients and medical teams,” says Rafael Velasco, CEO of the EuroGaza Group.
The first connected ambulance prototype will be on the market in January 2024. “This project, which will be extended nationally and internationally, will allow 100% Spanish technology to lead the transformation of a sector with a high economic and social impact such as medical emergencies,” says Zerintia HealthTech CEO César Rodríguez.
The first vehicles will be developed on Mercedes Benz Sprinter models. The work will be carried out at EuroGaza’s facilities in La Carlota (Córdoba), where the company has more than 120,000 square metres where it produces up to 2,500 vehicles per year.
The centralised ambulance will allow for collaborative work
This solution makes it possible for existing clinical devices in highly complex environments such as operating theatres, ICUs or ambulances to communicate with each other and with the specialists who operate them, enabling collaboration and interaction between medical professionals in real time remotely.