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Jackman, Maine: Telemedicine in the inland island

The community of Jackman, Maine, has taken an innovative approach to providing emergency care quickly and efficiently.

FirstNet enables telehealth in the inland island of Jackman, Maine

The community of Jackman, Maine, has taken an innovative approach to providing emergency care quickly and efficiently. With the help of FirstNet, paramedics in Jackman can conduct telehealth sessions and treat residents at the local health clinic or in their homes, rather than transporting patients to a hospital over an hour away.

A View from Above: Increasing first responder situational awareness with drones

From missing person searches to HAZMAT incidents and holiday celebrations, first responders in Kentucky, North Carolina, and Texas use drone technology to gather critical situational awareness during emergencies and planned events. With FirstNet, footage from the drones can be streamed seamlessly back to decision makers on the ground.

FirstNet brings safety, security to Dover Motor Speedway and Firefly Music Festival

The “Monster Mile” at Dover Motor Speedway can be as tough on communications as it is on drivers. With more than a dozen public safety partners supporting races and the Firefly Music Festival, reliable connectivity is critical. FirstNet is ensuring responders can communicate and share information to keep visitors safe.

FirstNet keeps Michigan responders communicating in the path of a tornado

Deputy Chief Gavin Babieracki of Otsego County EMS Rescue shares his experience responding when a tornado struck his community, a rare event in northern Michigan. Though the tornado was unexpected, Babieracki and his team were prepared with FirstNet and other technologies to keep first responders connected throughout the disaster.

Communications for EMS: Telehealth, the pandemic, and what FirstNet means for the community

Paul Patrick, First Responder Network Authority Board Member and Division Director for Family Health and Preparedness at the Utah Department of Health, explains how FirstNet provides advanced capabilities for EMS, including telehealth services and high-speed data services.

Communications for EMS: Telehealth, the pandemic, and what FirstNet means for the community

Paul Patrick, First Responder Network Authority Board Member and Division Director for Family Health and Preparedness at the Utah Department of Health, explains how FirstNet provides advanced capabilities for EMS, including telehealth services and high-speed data services.

Meet the Expert: EMS Advisor Jon Olson sees FirstNet as key to innovative solutions in emergency care

Before joining the FirstNet Authority as the EMS subject matter expert, Jon Olson spent 31 years working in EMS in Raleigh, North Carolina. We recently sat down with Jon to discuss his perspective on how the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network has evolved from concept to solution and how FirstNet will help advance EMS operations into the future.

 

NC Association of EMS Administrators Summer Conference

NC Association of EMS Administrators Summer Conference