Tech and Public Safety
David Shulkin, M.D., Ninth Secretary of the US Department of Veteran Affairs, lists this year’s most innovative healthcare companies that have stepped up in response to the pandemic.
Assistive artificial intelligence can help emergency call-takers understand a full picture of a situation during high-pressure situations, picking out key data points that might be overlooked.
911 News You Should Know
Often the unsung heroes of emergency response, dispatchers work tirelessly to respond when their communities are in need. RapidSOS offers our condolences to the family and friends of Guadalupe Lopez.
Southern California’s rates of positive COVID-19 cases are rising, leading to a spike in emergency calls and hospital visits.
RapidSOS in the News
RapidSOS and Google announced a collaboration to deliver life-saving Android ELS 911 caller location data to public safety agencies across Mexico in response to the immense strain on Mexico’s emergency services due to COVID-19.
Our Strategic Director of LatAm, Daniel Prado, details the possible impact of RapidSOS technology in Mexico.
“Being able to receive a caller’s opt-in health information will better inform our staff when there is an emergency response,” said Christina Giacobbe, Director of Emergency Communications and 911, City of Cambridge. “I strongly encourage our community to create a free Emergency Health Profile today, as the sharing of this critical data with 911 will help protect lives.”