Technology improves NJ emergency response time

The Jersey Journal

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The Jersey City Medical Center emergency medical services unit has shaved its "phone pickup to wheel stop" response times to an average of 5 minutes, 20 seconds. The average two years ago was eight minutes, 24 seconds, officials said.

The biggest reason for the drop in time: the department's System Status Management, which features the MARVLIS — Mobile Area Routing and Vehicle Location Information System.

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