3 Tips To Start A Private Ambulance Business
- BY Jaspreet Kaur
Feature Writer, BusinessEx
- Nov 27,2018
- 11 Mins Read
At present, the world’s population has incremented to 7.7 billion. Alongside, the rate of ailing demographic has also outgrown. Owing to which, the requirement for hospitals, doctors, nurses and other medical practitioners is ongoing. Besides these requirements, there is another service that is one of the most sought-after services in the wellness industry that is, ambulance services.
In today’s highly prone and sensitive environment, many people get injured or lose their lives in road accidents and other fatal calamities. Facilitating first aid treatment is also rarity amongst Indian masses that are oblivious to this primary relief-delivering treatment. In such a scenario, medical practitioners are only deities like mortal figures who save the lives of humans. Another saviour which helps to save the life and facilitates in transporting the injured person is ambulance services. The assistance of the ambulance services is massively important in the wellness industry, although a few handfuls appreciate its role and significance in saving an individual’s life.
Presently, there is a huge dearth of the ambulance services in India. The number of ambulance services that are operating in India is far low than the recommended number by WHO (World Health Organization). Therefore, healthcare companies seek for private ambulance companies who can render instant and trust-worthy services. To meet the demand, the private ambulance business requires capital, knowledge of various medical equipment, and trained staff.
3 Tips To Initiate A Private Ambulance Business
Commencing a business is a thrilling adventure which requires strategy, strength and concentration. Kick-starting the ambulance business is a hard-core job as the business owner needs to be responsive and agile throughout the course. To easily commence the business, it is essential for budding entrepreneurs to grasp some tip-offs.
Types Of Private Ambulance Business
Before initiating a private ambulance business, it is significant to ascertain the type of services that are rendered underneath an ambulance business. Primarily, there are two types of ambulance services that are, emergency ambulance services and non-emergency medical services.
In the emergency ambulance services, vans are equipped with healthcare equipment and machines to sustain the injured patients. In such vans, patients are continuously surveilled by certified medical personnel whilst in the non-emergency medical ambulance services, less number of equipment is required. Further, the presence of certified medical personnel is required in this kind of ambulance vans. Though, first aid can be willfully rendered in the services. The non-emergency ambulance vans run in the same hospitals, mostly within the complex of the hospitals.
- Capital Requirement
Capital is essential to commence any business. Reflecting on this factual aspect, the capital requirement of private ambulance business varies as the business requires bounties of physical assets as well as a human resource. Therefore, the business owner needs to decide out his budget before choosing any business model.
- Employment Process
While hiring employees for the private ambulance business, the business owner should consider the medical certification in the engagement process. The first and foremost employee that should be on-board is medical director. The medical director will assist in framing the company’s protocols.
These key factors are essential to start a private ambulance business. The factors help to draw a business outline and thus, contribute to designing and adding other elements.
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