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Shelby County dispatchers blame this incident on a flood of non-emergency calls ...
This month's favorites included an interview with Randolph Mantooth and a video showing the tasks and challenges of a 911 dispatcher ...
The program integrates an improved dispatch system with a community paramedicine service ...
The app-based service allows medics to transmit ECGs and patient information to physicians ...
EMS radio communications work about 70 percent of the time, an FDNY spokesperson said ...
The program cut ER visits in half and ambulance rides by 40 percent ...
The Dept. of Homeland Security announced effort to prevent Distributed Denial of Service attacks against next-gen 911 systems ...
Current technology and vital signs limit the information EMS providers can communicate to hospital trauma teams ...
The new capabilities will help those who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, as well as people who may be unable or afraid to speak ...
He stopped to help while transporting a patient; the child is on life support ...
The Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Department is back with another video to teach residents about when they should call 911 to report a true emergency ...
Police found the Ohio man, 22, on the floor in the fetal position and surrounded by snacks ...
Today’s 911 call centers are staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with police and fire dispatchers and 911 call takers. ...
Allegations from fire and 911 dispatch officials say the company halted calls long enough to position its ambulances to be the closest units. ...
Calls were immediately rerouted to neighboring departments and extra officers were placed on streets for residents to directly report incidents ...
They show Newtown dispatchers mobilizing help, reassuring callers and urging them to take cover ...
The judge ruled that the 911 calls should be released, because they will be used to vindicate the actions of the emergency responders ...
A 911 dispatcher faces a three-day suspension after she was distracted by her personal cellphone and failed to supervise a trainee ...
D.C. first responders team up to petition for guardianship of one frequent flyer, but that model isn’t scalable ...
The technology, developed by firefighters, organizes the data under one network ...