Information infrastructure of emergency medical service in the smart city solutions

Posted: 3 Jul 2019

Date Written: June 14, 2019


This paper was developed on the base of experience realization of the state pilot project in the field of reform of the emergency medical service (EMS) in the Odessa region (Ukraine). The core idea behind the paper is to propose an information infrastructure that allows medical and other services to get instant messages on problem situations which necessary joint activities for the saving lives of the people. This infrastructure will use for alert about accidents only those service that are needed to perform joint actions to people salvation in the particular situation. For this in the paper is to provide a review, analysis, and identification of opportunities for the EMS community to address information infrastructure developments of emergency medical service as a part of the smart city solutions. Besides, was summarized the overall impact that digital communications, information infrastructure could have on EMS and their influence on how EMS system (in Ukraine it's 112 service ) might operate in the year 2020 and after this period; also proposed a model for how these technologies might be used by EMS system and how digital technologies can help avert the bad interoperability of emergency services– and improve the response on the emergency situation when they do occur.

Keywords: edigital technology, interaction, information infrastructure, emergency medical service, smart health system, teamwork

JEL Classification: O35

Suggested Citation

Logvinov, Valerii and Malonoga, Svitlana, Information infrastructure of emergency medical service in the smart city solutions (June 14, 2019). Available at SSRN:

Svitlana Malonoga

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