NASEMSO en FirstNet impact on EMS will be significant, board member says <div class="node-body article-body">Nationwide broadband network will enable EMTs to provide better and more efficient treatment to patients at a time when each minute is crucial. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire/EMS NASEMSO NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:42:00 +0000 19781 at FirstNet names PSAC vice chairs <div class="node-body article-body">All executive-committee members of the Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) are in place, after FirstNet Chairman Sam Ginn announced the four vice chairs for the advisory group.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legislation Public Safety Wide Area NASEMSO NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 21 Nov 2012 18:21:00 +0000 17201 at Broadband's role in improving rural health care <div class="field-byline"> Kevin McGinnis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Community paramedicine can be a cost-effective way to significantly improve the health care that rural patients receive.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire/EMS Hospital/Medical NASEMSO Fri, 07 Sep 2012 14:33:00 +0000 13099 at © moodboard / Alamy FirstNet board members revealed <div class="node-body article-body">Four public-safety representatives are among the 15 members of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) board that will lead the deployment and maintenance of a nationwide public-safety LTE network, Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank announced during the APCO show</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Policy Public Safety Public Safety DHS NASEMSO NTIA/FirstNet Mon, 20 Aug 2012 16:24:00 +0000 12809 at NTIA has several good candidates for FirstNet board <div class="node-body blog-body">I’d like to make a few suggestions regarding the makeup of the vitally important FirstNet board. The first is that each of the three major disciplines that make up public safety — police, fire and EMS — should be represented by at least one board member, because these segments will be most affected by the deployment of this network.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation NASEMSO NTIA/FirstNet Urgent Matters Tue, 20 Mar 2012 21:21:00 +0000 17741 at EMS groups join push for D Block <div class="node-body article-body">Add the emergency medical service (EMS) community to first-responder groups asking Congress to reallocate the 700 MHz D Block to public safety for a proposed nationwide, wireless broadband network.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire/EMS Legislation NASEMSO Thu, 17 Jun 2010 21:11:00 +0000 2297 at PSST to seek D Block for public safety <div class="node-body article-body">Congress should reallocate the 10 MHz commercial D Block spectrum in the 700 MHz band for public-safety use, the board of the Public Safety Spectrum Trust (PSST) — the nationwide license of the public-safety broadband spectrum adjacent to the D Block — voted.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legislation Public Safety APCO NASEMSO NENA NPSTC Thu, 10 Sep 2009 20:06:00 +0000 11134 at The need for speed <div class="node-body article-body">Since the passage of the EMS Act of 1973, emergency medical services in the U.S. have made tremendous strides in their level of sophistication and their ability to provide life-saving treatments to injured patients at remote scenes</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire/EMS NASEMSO Wed, 01 Oct 2008 16:00:00 +0000 7024 at APCO, NENA seek changes in PSST <div class="node-body article-body">Two of the highest-profile public-safety-communications organizations have asked the FCC to change the governance of the Public Safety Spectrum Trust (PSST)</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Policy Regulation APCO FCC NASEMSO NENA Tue, 24 Jun 2008 18:50:00 +0000 10997 at FCC designates makeup of public-safety licensee <div class="node-body article-body">Although FCC officials publicly announced most aspects of the 700 MHz order in a variety of forums before the document was released, one notable surprise in the order was language stipulating representation on the public-safety licensee board of directors.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Safety Regulation APCO FCC NASEMSO NENA NPSTC Sat, 01 Sep 2007 16:00:00 +0000 11987 at