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FirstNet, AT&T Set for State Plan `Kick-off’ Meeting with SPOCs

FirstNet Chief Customer Officer Rich Reed discusses State Plans at 2016 SPOC meeting; FirstNet to hold State Plan kickoff meeting with SPOCs this week.
June 5, 2017

Now into the third month of our public-private partnership, FirstNet and AT&T remain laser focused on a top priority:  the State Plans.  We moved forward on the plans soon after forming the partnership and are targeting the delivery via an online portal later this month – more than three months ahead of the schedule we put forth in the Request for Proposals (RFP).

FDIC Highlights Advances In Firefighter Training, Technology

The Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana  took over most of the downtown area and was housed in both the Indiana Convention Center and the Lucas Oil Stadium. 2017 was the first time FirstNet officially attended, and it was an amazing opportunity to be part of one of the largest firefighter conferences of the year
June 1, 2017

Recently, FirstNet attended the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana. The event was so large it took over most of the downtown area and was housed in both the Indiana Convention Center and the Lucas Oil Stadium. 2017 was the first time FirstNet officially attended, and it was an amazing opportunity to be part of one of the largest firefighter conferences of the year. Conference attendees were from all across the country and represented all levels of the fire community, from new recruits to chiefs.

FirstNet's Nationwide Network: A promising opportunity for community paramedicine programs

With the help of FirstNet, community paramedicine will allow EMTs to connect patients directly with their primary care providers using devices, such as a tablet, without a hospital visit.
May 30, 2017

Originally posted on EMS1.com, Apr 13, 2017

Awareness of FirstNet's interconnected broadband network for securing and improving public safety communication is increasing among EMS leaders

FirstNet: Connecting EMS To Improve On-Scene Triage, Care and Safety

FirstNet will dramatically improve incident triage and enable parallel processing by assisting on-scene responders to acquire and transmit critical information to doctors providing medical direction and other providers in incoming air and ground units in real time.
May 25, 2017

Originally posted on EMS World on May 24, 2017

FirstNet has developed this video presentation to help the EMS community prepare for the rollout of the nationwide public safety broadband network. FirstNet represents a revolution in the way EMS and other public safety entities will communicate with one another and how improved organizational interoperability will lead to more efficient and more appropriate patient care and health system navigation. 

PSAC Profile: National EMS Management Association (NEMSMA)

The National EMS Management Association (NEMSMA) is an association of EMS professionals whose mission is to promote effective leadership and management for all kinds of EMS systems throughout the country.
May 24, 2017

EMS professionals are some of our most important first responders and save lives on a daily basis by responding to a wide variety of medical emergencies. Whether they are resuscitating a heart attack victim on the scene or providing critical care for a drug overdose victim on the way to a hospital, EMS professionals often make the difference between life and death in medical emergencies. The FirstNet network will offer EMS professionals enhanced communications capabilities to help improve the quality and speed of care.

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