"We just got a GPS in our rigs and it drives me crazy! I prefer the map book. I live in a super small town and dispatch says, "your needed at the Smith residence". We pretty much know where to go. I just about threw the GPS out the window…"
"almost 10 years ago I rode along with Albuquerque Ambulance Service who has the GPS integrated into the MDT. The routing info was there, but no voice directions, more of a direction to go until you can get the map figured out.
On occasion medics…"
"I understand your frustration! But there is a solution in the horizon and of course it depends on your departments budget. We just upgrade our MDC ( Mobile Dispatch Computer) and integrated a routing mapping system into the MDC. Once you get…"
"To say GPS is Killing EMS might be a bit harsh. EMS has much larger problems then the use of a mapping system.
GPS is a tool, a map is a tool, CAD is a tool. you shouldn't depend on just one, but they all have their place. The problem occurs…"
"Don't know if you heard, but Feb 1 Emory flight took over Rescue Air 1.
Techinally they are leasing our aircraft. They closed 3 bases, we closed 3 bases, so all of the metro area is just being served by just 6 helicopters."
"The GPS is great if you already know the area well, and want to use it as a supplement to the mapbook. Sometimes it shows an alternate route that you might not have thought of, sometimes shows a good route to the hosp, etc, but relying on it for…"
"What does 4.3 minutes and 5.2 minutes really mean. Using math versus time skews the actual response times. You indicate that you saved 9/10ths of a minute. Now lets properly report the time saved. 4.3 really is 4 minutes and 18 seconds, 5.2 really…"
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so u work for rescue air one? how cool! thats my goal employer in about 5 yrs....gotta get some major trauma and medical under my belt first...plus i need to finish my paramedic. where did you work before then? is that a ferret in place of you on your profile pic :)?? ive been with MetroAtlanta for a few months now...before that, i was at grady, but i was only prn and they werent using me....and by God, i have to pay SOME of my bills!!! :) Metro is cool. enjoying every second so far. drop me a line when you get a chance. take care!