10 Oct

NASEMSO Announces Resolutions Supporting CARES and FirstNet

By Stephanie Waye With 0 Comments
October 10, 2016 (Falls Church, VA)

At its recent Fall Meeting, the National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Officials (NASEMSO) passed resolutions on two important issues: 1) supporting the data elements in CARES as the national standard prehospital data set for cardiac arrests, and 2) championing the First Responder Network Authority as the nationwide broadband network for EMS.


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13 Sep

First Responders Discuss Advances in Tech Since 9/11

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Jessica Pounds, Cleburne Times-Review, Texas

September 13, 2016

(TNS) - When terrorists attacked New York and Washington, D.C., on Sept. 11, 2001, technology was quite different than it is today.

There were no smartphones or social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Most people were just getting their clunky cellphones and only had dial-up internet in their homes since high speed access wasn’t affordable. People were still relying on newspapers, the radio and television solely for information.

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