Over the past several years, the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) has launched several initiatives designed to increase coordination and enhance operations at hospital emergency departments that are part of the 911 system. This tool contains descriptions of these initiatives. Hospitals are encouraged to contact designated project leads for further information.
FDNY Initiatives to Enhance Emergency Department Operations
May 3, 2021
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FDNY EMS Hospital Load Balancing Optimization Initiative
This document details the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) hospital load balancing optimization initiative that was carried out from mid-January through early April 2021 and the initiative’s initial outcomes. This is of relevance to New York City hospital members that are part of the 911-system.
May 3, 2021
FDNY EMS to Launch Ambulance System Optimization Process Next Week; Webinar on January 11
Starting mid-week the week of January 11, FDNY EMS will launch an ambulance system optimization process that will be integrated with existing FDNY Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) algorithms. Information about the optimization process, how it is anticipated to impact 911-participating facilities, and ongoing monitoring of this new process can be found below. During March and...
January 7, 2021
GNYHA, Con Edison Briefing Addresses Many Topics
GNYHA and Con Edison last week co-hosted a member briefing—the third in a series—at Con Edison’s Learning Center in Astoria. Hospital emergency managers, engineers, and facilities managers attended the event, which addressed recently passed building emissions legislation, available Con Edison energy efficiency programs, and how Con Edison uses virtual reality technology to train staff, among...
July 22, 2019