The Unwired Medic

Teaching EMS providers & other public safety pros about using mobile tech to improve their practice, patient care, continuing education, scene safety, general entertainment, & productivity.

September 24, 2012
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20% of Adult Americans Using Apps For Disasters

Here are a few websites with news articles claiming that up to 20% of adult Americans are using apps during disasters and emergencies.  Not surprising since we are in the dawn of the digital era… The Herald Online: http://www.heraldonline.com/2012/08/31/4227680/more-americans-using-mobile-apps.html Mobi … Continue reading

June 8, 2012
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Emergency Response Guide 2012 Now Available

Emergency Response Guidebook – 2012 edition – image by PHMSA It has finally been released… The 2012 edition of the Emergency Response Guide, that orange book that is required to be placed in every emergency vehicle in the country.  The … Continue reading

June 4, 2012
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Venus in Transit – There’s an app

If you enjoyed the recent solar eclipse, you may also want to view the Transit of Venus, and yes, there’s an app for that… iOS users can go to: http://itunes.apple.com/app/venustransit/id502494620?mt=8 Android users can get it here: https://market.android.com/details?id=awb.tov&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImF3Yi50b3YiXQ Or you can … Continue reading