crisis communication

How A Pioneering Massachusetts City is Addressing 9-1-1 Caller Location Challenges

Amelia Marceau
February 13, 2019

The city of Springfield, Massachusetts is leading the way in addressing 9-1-1 caller location challenges. Springfield is 31.9 square...

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Healthcare IT Budgets Forecasted to Increase by 8.8%

Andrea Lebron
February 12, 2019

The consultancy group Forrester Research has forecasted that healthcare IT budgets will increase by 8.8% in 2019 due to increasing...

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Do Emergency Blue Light Boxes Work? The History of This Campus Safety Tool

Mary Kate McGrath
February 11, 2019

If you have visited college or university recently, odds are that you saw an emergency blue light box on campus. In a mobile phone...

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A Content Roundup of Top School Safety Resources

Andrea Lebron
February 07, 2019

While the debate about gun control continues, schools need to prioritize student safety. According to the Washington Post, 2018 was...

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Grove City, Ohio Makes the Case for 911 Chat in Domestic Violence Incident Response

Amelia Marceau
February 06, 2019

A variety of emergency situations may arise in which someone calls 911, but is unable to talk to the dispatcher. Having the ability to...

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How to Comply with OSHA's Guideline Safety Controls for Home Healthcare Workers

Andrea Lebron
February 05, 2019

The relevance of complying with OSHA's guideline safety controls for home healthcare workers has recently taken on greater...

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Everyday Citizens are Having to Become First Responders - and Here’s Why it Matters

Andrea Lebron
January 30, 2019

The rise of natural disasters and violent incidents in today’s communities is putting everyday citizens in the position of having to...

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What to Know about the Smart911 Upgrade’s Impact on the Mental Health Crisis

Laura Costello
January 29, 2019

Recently, we introduced the first-ever Smart911 mobile app, but the mental health crisis has introduced a new opportunity for Smart911...

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New Report: How Tech Empowers Traveling Healthcare Workers' Personal Safety

Andrea Lebron
January 29, 2019

Community nurses, personal home care aides, and other traveling staff practice in some of the most dangerous situations in the...

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A Lesson in School Emergency Planning From The Parkland School Shooting

Carolyn Berk
January 24, 2019

The tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida in February of last year shocked the U.S. As details...

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Most State Laws to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Fail to Protect Traveling Nurses

Andrea Lebron
January 22, 2019

Although OSHA enforces a duty of care on employers to protect staff from foreseeable hazards and has produced guidelines for...

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Four Higher Ed Trends Gleaned From Our Most Downloaded Content

Mary Kate McGrath
January 21, 2019

Campus safety will remain a hot topic for higher ed throughout 2019, but a few key themes stand out as top higher ed trends. At Rave,...

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