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The growing number of limited English speakers raises the urgency for managers and chiefs to have a solid plan for communicating with them in times of need ...
Bitcoin, also known as blockchain, can upload pre-incident plans, help 911 services obtain information during high volume times, employee memos and log equipment inventory ...
The technology would help dispatchers gather more information from callers such as video footage of a crime in progress or a cellphone photo of a car crash ...
While the county's fire and rescue was sent to the residence, the dispatcher talked the father through the delivery of a healthy baby boy ...
The dispatcher who sent the first ambulance on scene didn’t mention to responders that the patient was in cardiac arrest ...
Eskil "Scott" Danielson suffered a heart attack after assisting his daughter and another injured driver at a motor vehicle collision ...
For one minute and 15 seconds the dispatch center's phone rang without answer ...
San Bernardino police chief, county sheriff and a dispatch supervisor will be among those to attend the speech Tuesday ...
MedStar Health will give patients the option to request an Uber to go to their health care appointments ...
The text exchange was shared by the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety and highlights how the feature can improve a community’s emergency response ...
More than 5,600 emergency calls failed during the April 2014 outage, including calls about domestic violence and heart attacks ...
A total of $10 million was divided among 57 counties to improve 911 response and emergency dispatching ...
Crews arrived to see police with what they presumed to be their patient on the ground; they saw the patient didn’t need medical care and went back to their station ...
Panacea’s Cloud will allow first responders and medical directors to better coordinate their response to mass casualty disasters ...
A comic for EMS drawing off the real experiences of EMS ...
Despite the stress, long hours and unpredictability, MedStar emergency responders view the job as challenging but integral to the community ...
LaShondra Whitaker, 32, and seven others died in tornado-related traffic accidents Saturday ...
Chris and Kelly talk about stories of dispatchers doing great things, our #5 news item of the year ...
Listen to the Cleveland 911 operator giving Iman Shumpert instructions and saying he’s doing a good job ...
The first 50 volunteers from United Rescue just graduated from the program, inspired by the United Hatzalah of Israel model ...