The two-day virtual event for the public safety community will explore the emerging technologies and trends impacting the future of emergency communications.
The 911 service disruptions came as Microsoft reported widespread outages to several of its products. It was not immediately clear if the Microsoft problems played a role in the dispatch outage.
Magen David Adom in Israel details how it limited the risk of its emergency dispatchers at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
The purpose of this study was to survey and identify possible barriers to bystander resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest cases in Tehran, Iran.
Firefighters in Pinehurst are petitioning the city to allow them to continue to run EMS calls.
The Seattle Fire Department is responding to allegations it did not treat an injured gunshot victim who later died at the so-called “police-free zone.”
A 911 dispatcher who was apparently watching in real time as a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into the neck of George Floyd called a supervisor to tell him what she saw.
Emergency medical dispatchers across North America can now quickly direct 911 callers during time-critical cardiac emergencies to the closest automated external defibrillator.
Tennessee will soon stop providing the names and addresses of COVID-19 patients to first responders, after initially arguing that doing so would protect those on the front line.
Austin-Travis County (TX) Emergency Medical Services is touting its COVID Clinical Consult Line.