The internal struggle we must face during every radio communication with our supervisors and dispatch.
Dispatcher Meghan Vinehout, 24, was two hours in to her 12-hour overnight shift on Wednesday when the call came in.
The program is designed to provide citizens access to a wider variety of care options to meet their specific medical needs, which may include transportation to a local clinic, urgent care or hospital emergency department.
The next frontier in EMS may be through 911 dispatcher-directed bystander administration of drugs and devices delivered by drone.
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.
IamResponding.com has acquired TwoToneDetect and integrated an enhanced TwoToneDetect version into its all-inclusive suite of time-saving, online tools for emergency responders.