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STATE FARM CALIFORNIA HONORS 9-1-1 VOLUNTEER

By IAED Staff Paul Nicholson, who was profiled in a recent issue of The Journal for his efforts to teach school children about 9-1-1, was named volunteer citizen of the year by State Farm California. The $500 that goes with the award was donated to Nicholson’s charity of choice, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), which

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THE 9-1-1 SCAMS KEEP COMING

By IAED Staff The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents against providing any personal information to callers identifying themselves as deputies attempting to settle a supposed fraud complaint over the telephone. The phony deputies say the information is necessary to resolve the issue to avoid arrest on fraud charges and, when calling, are able

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MISSION POSSIBLE: CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVAL ODDS

By IAED Staff FirstWatch is a real-time survelliance tool that is capable of tracking all aspects of EMS response and activity in a given system, using data from CAD and patient call reports. For example, an application used by Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Deputy Chief and EMS Medical Director Dr. David Slattery alerts him

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