In the Media

High Anxiety: National Security Events Take Collaboration, Planning

The Democratic and Republican National Conventions are two of the United States’ most important and highest stakes gatherings. As thousands of elected officials, delegates, and media representatives descended on the respective host cities, public health and safety officials from the local, state, and federal levels worked with FirstWatch to prepare for threats—manmade or natural—that could disrupt the events.

KSTP Channel 5 “Data Watchdog”

Local Minneapolis station KSTP Channel 5 featured FirstWatch in the news segment “Data Watchdog” Now Tracking Minneapolis 911 Calls City of Minneapolis Emergency Communications Center (MECC) &...

Top 10 EMS Innovators for 2011

(Journal of Emergency Medical Services, April 2012)FirstWatch’s fearless leader, Todd Stout, was recognized as one of the Top 10 EMS Innovators for 2011 by...

EMS Royal Flush

(Journal of Emergency Medical Services, JEMS, February 2012)Against all odds, Jersey City Medical Center EMS reinvented itself and achieved five major national EMS recognitions....

Crunching the Numbers

(Best Practices Magazine, April 2010) In Sedgwick County, KS, data collection leads to increased efficiency and better patient care.  

FirstWatch Media Highlights

 A compilation of local and national FirstWatch TV clips, including Diane Sawyer’s interview with Frank Gresh, Communications Center Manager at EMSA (Tulsa and Oklahoma...

Pandemic Flu and 9-1-1

(Emergency Number Professional Magazine, Jan/Feb 2008)As a vital link to the public, and to the local public safety entities, 9-1-1 centers will play a...