April 12 News : “Boston to Deploy Mass-Casualty Tablet Device During Marathon”

APRIL 12, 2013

Boston EMS is deploying a new, off-the-shelf, lightweight mobile device for the first time at the Boston Marathon on April 15.

The platform, from SafetyPAD, is intended for use in mass-casualty situations gives EMS personnel the ability to carry into crowds and assess a patient upon arrival, document in realtime, transmit data to transport units before they arrive, and other features.

Boston EMS will utilize the new Android-based program for bike and gator teams along race route.

Boston to Deploy Mass-Casualty Tablet Device During Marathon

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4 Responses to April 12 News : “Boston to Deploy Mass-Casualty Tablet Device During Marathon”

  1. Chewer says:

    Excellent timing:)

  2. Robertv says:

    London Marathon to review security

    Thatcher’s funeral in central London on Wednesday would not be affected by the Boston explosions.

    “There will be reviews of security throughout sporting events now, not just in marathons.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-22161572

  3. bkivey says:

    That is so 60’s.

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