PACE Implements GPS
Maine Health President and CEO Timothy A. Churchill is
pleased to announce the that the five ambulances of the
PACE Paramedic Service fleet have been outfitted
with Garmin GPS Mapping units.
units will decrease response time and are
accurate than the map books currently in use for
obtaining directions. They are easy to use, fast, and
accurate. Any address can be put into the system
to and voice commands will be issued from the PACE
garage to the destination. Every hospital in the
country is included in the mapping software, which helps
with routine transfers as well.
PACE Ambulance Service currently
includes 5 ambulances that serve the Oxford County region
that respond to over 3,000 calls annually. There are a
minimum of 2 paramedics and 2 emergency medical technicians
on duty every shift 24 hours a day 7 days a
Memorial Hospital is an affiliate of Western Maine
Health, which is part of the Maine Health® family.
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