Frequently Asked Questions

All Medical Services Questions from BestCare EMS

How is Non-Emergency vs. Emergency Transport determined?

  Emergency Conditions The patient’s condition is an emergency that renders the patient unable to go to the hospital by other means. Emergency ambulance services are services provided after the sudden onset of a medical condition.  Acute signs and/or symptoms of sufficient severity must manifest the emergency medical condition such that the absence of immediate […]

What’s the Difference between Basic or Advanced Life Support?

BLS – Basic Life Support Basic Life Support Units are designed for inter-facility transportation and pre-hospital response to ill or injured patients. Each unit is staffed with 2 licensed emergency medical technicians. EMT’s generally have over 300 hours of training. They can use AEDs, perform basic and intermediate airway procedures, and in general have all […]