Wisconsin Ambulance Run Data System (WARDS)
Division of Public Health has a secure, web-based reporting
system called the Wisconsin Ambulance Run Data System (WARDS).
Ambulance service providers are able to enter and submit their ambulance run information
electronically via the internet. This
web-based program is available at no charge to Wisconsin ambulance service providers.
program provides each ambulance service with the following:
- Ambulance run reporting
- Can be customized for each service
- Printable run reports
- Over 100 pre-programmed quality
assurance and/or quality improvement reports
- Ad-hoc reporting
- An internal service-wide email system
- A website for each ambulance service
provider to customize
Other data collection
programs that ambulance service providers may be using are able to
interface with WARDS, allowing services to continue to use those programs.
The only requirement is for the program to create an XML file for
uploading to WARDS.
Features/Benefits of WARDS
- WARDS is easy to use.
- A printable report takes the place of
the ambulance run report.
- Data available to the service will be
- Continuous quality improvement
functions are included in the programming.
- Service information is available at
the manager's fingertips for annual reports, budget requests,
training records, and other measures of performance.
- System can help find spikes in
symptoms and allow for investigation and early identification of
possible disease outbreaks.
- System will assist in identifying
interventions that work best for patients by comparing interventions
used under different conditions against the patient outcome.
Software for ambulance
service providers that prefer to use a laptop computer or a tablet
system is available at a reduced cost from the same vendor that hosts
the WARDS system.
Obtain access to WARDS
a secure web-based system, and therefore a User ID and password are required to access the system. For
log-in requests please contact your Service Director first. If
questions still exist please have your Service Director contact either
Chuck Happel at (608) 266-0471 or
by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or Paul Wittkamp at (608) 261-9306 or by email at email@example.com.
further information about
WARDS, contact Chuck Happel
at (608) 266-0471 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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November 20, 2013