Dispatchers

D.C. 9-1-1 Dispatching Mistakes Blamed on Training Shortfall

Proposed shift change will reportedly lead to greater burnout.

Posted Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Also On Jems Thumb

Radios Show Urgent First Moments in Boston Bombings

Urgent messages as EMS crews face a mass casualty and bombing incident.

Posted Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Also On Jems Thumb

Paramedic Returns to Work with Prosthetic Leg

His leg was amputated above the knee after falling 110 feet during a hike.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Alarm Over Chicago 9-1-1 Center Changes

New floor plan prevents fire and EMS dispatchers away from call takers, preventing communication that could speed response times.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2012

NYC Mayor Admits Not Reading Critical 911 Report

Report found flaws in procedures and problems with the fire and police departments cooperating.

Posted Wednesday, May 9, 2012

New Regulations to Improve How Mass. Dispatchers Handle 9-1-1 Medical Emergencies

The new regulations will standardize call handling throughout the state.

Posted Monday, April 16, 2012

Study Finds Dispatchers Vulnerable to Anxiety Disorder

Northern Illinois University researchers studied 171 dispatchers in 24 states and their reactions.

Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2012

New $200K Computer Software Helps Naples (Fla.) Dispatchers

The system links dispatch centers and speeds up response times.

Posted Monday, April 9, 2012

Also On Jems Thumb

APCO International Taps Jeff Cohen as Chief Counsel for Law & Policy

In his new role, Cohen will be responsible for advising the association’s leadership on matters related to legislative policy.

Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2012


 

 

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Progress

Follow in the footsteps of these inspirational leaders of EMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Two Burned in Phoenix Tanker Fire

40,000-gallon rail car tanker explodes in industrial area.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Maryland Ambulance Company Temporarily Suspended

Company failed to meet Frederick County code standards.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Tennessee County EMS Shows Off CPR Tool

Lucas 2 in service in Bradley County.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Abilene Loses Helicopter Service

Native Air leaves city with only one air helicopter service.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

South Korea Ferry Disaster

Death toll expected to rise dramatically.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Boston Bombing Heroes

A look at four who became well known in the tragic bombing.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Fatal, Fiery California Bus Crash

Seven students and two drivers killed in crash.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >