ORH attending Desert Southwest Expo


ORH is pleased to be exhibiting at the 2015 Desert Southwest Fire & EMS Leadership Conference, hosted by the Arizona Fire Chiefs Association in Glendale, AZ .  The trade show takes place on Wednesday March 25 and is the largest fire and EMS expo in the southwest United States.  Please visit us at Booth BD 04 to discuss how ORH can support fire departments and emergency medical services in their planning. Click here for more information.

ORH Enhances Fire & Rescue NSW’s Dynamic Cover Tool


ORH’s DCT has been operating successfully in the Sydney and Newcastle Control Rooms for a year and a half.  It is currently being enhanced to provide a number of new features including remote viewing of the live DCT display by Operational Commanders and access to previous historical profiles of cover (eg, to assist in retrospective audit).  Based on the experience of DCT use during the NSW bushfires in the summer of 2013/14, ‘spate condition’ parameters will now drive the DCT display when appliance availability falls to low levels.

ORH undertaking Non-Emergency Patient Transport (NEPT) Capacity Review across Metro New South Wales


ORH has been commissioned by NSW Health to undertake a capacity review of NEPT across the metropolitan areas of the State.  The booking of NEPT was centralised during 2014, centrally allocating resources previously provided by Local Health Districts and the Ambulance Service.  ORH is undertaking an analysis of the current service profile and using simulation modelling techniques to identify optimal resource deployments to meet varying NEPT demand profiles effectively and efficiently.

ORH is the trading name of Operational Research in Health Limited, a company registered in England with company number 2676859.

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