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Mission & 2016 Fiscal Highlights
Mission

The Ambulance Department will provide emergency care and transport services in
an effort to mitigate medical emergencies for the citizens of Ponca City. The
department will strive to effectively and efficiently utilize resources made
available for rendering of emergency medical services.


2016 Fiscal Highlights
  • Responded to 3,948 emergency medical related calls.
  •  Provided CPR Training, automatic electronic defibrillator training, and first aid classes to 92 personnel employed by six (6) other City of Ponca City departments.
  •  Provided five (5) EMS awareness speaking engagements for various groups and civic organizations.
  •  Participated in three (3) health fair events sponsored by area health care organizations and businesses.
  • Participated in collaborative efforts between AllianceHealth Hospital and the PCFD emergency medical division, participated in quarterly quality assurance meetings in order to reduce pre-treatment time for patients seeking cardiac care.
  • Established a medical protocol review process which is specific to the level of EMS certification held by each firefighter-medic.
  • Transitioned to direct entry of patient care reports into the Oklahoma Department of Health’s information systems database.
  • Engaged in dialog with administrative personnel of five (5) skilled nursing and assisted living facilities to improve efficiency of the City’s EMS system and medical care for their residences.
  • Placed into service a new heart monitor.



516 E. Grand, Ponca City, OK 74601
PO Box 1450, Ponca City, OK 74602
Ph. (580) 767-0339
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