TITLE

Nothing to it

AUTHOR(S)
Parra, Kevin
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Oct2010, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the mobile emergency communications developed by Lifespan, the first healthcare system of Rhode Island. Criteria used in the development of the solution include ease of set up and use, basis on commercial off-the-shelf components, portability, and interoperability with push-to-talk radio systems. With the rapid-deployment satellite communications systems, the Rhode Island Hospital will be prepared for any type of emergency situation, including pandemic preparation, communications outages in care facilities, and search and rescue.
ACCESSION #
54909337

 

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