In an emergency, the time required to transport an individual to a hospital is critical and can often mean the difference between life and death. This patent claims a method for routing a patient to a care center that includes receiving the patient data and location information, identifying a nearby care center, determining the location of an ambulance, and finding an optimal route to transport the patients so as to avoid delays.
Title – System and method for optimally routing ambulances and other vehicles in-route to hospitals
Patent Holder – AT&T
Patent ID – 20190197438
(image: AT&T ambulance by Andrman / CC BY-NC)