Tucson Channel 4 ER-Link Video Interview

“ER-Link is the first operational EMS telemedicine system in the country and it’s right here in Tucson. The Tucson Fire Department made the announcement back in 2000. The video cameras are being installed on the inside and outside of its ambulances. Doctors say, being able to see the patient…”, Tuscon Channel 4 Reporter. Download Video…

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Amazon Swim: EMS Telemedicine From Tucson to Amazon

While located in Tucson, Arizona, Dr. Rifat Latifi from Tucson’s University Medical Center was “virtually present” in the Amazon basin of Peru and Brazil via General Devices e-Bridge EMS Telemedicine system. Over the course of the historic 70-day swim of the Amazon River, Dr. Latifi was able to visually observe the condition of the swimmer,…

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Tucson One Step Closer

David Ridings, Assistant Chief, Tucson Fire Department, reports that the Phase I system testing for Tucson’s ER-Link has now been completed and states that he is “pleased to report that the EMS Telemedicine system performed flawlessly. The video and audio were of excellent quality and the transmission of data was effortless. We truly believe the…

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e-Bridge featured at Arizona’s SATCOM Conference

A live demonstration of Tucson Fire Department’s new ER-Link EMS Telemedicine system was presented to the attendees at Southern Arizona’s SATCOM meeting in July. Dr. Rifat Latifi delivered a presentation describing the first of its kind system that will be completed later this year. Dave Ridings, Asst. Chief of Tucson Fire/EMS and the Project Manager…

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General Devices Announces Interoperability

General Devices, Ridgefield NJ, today announced it will enhance its Rosetta communications interfaces and CAREpoint EMS Workstation by making them interoperable with the Philips HeartStart MRx monitor/defibrillator. These capabilities are made possible by a recent agreement between the two companies. Interoperability between these systems will enable paramedics to send 12-lead ECGs and other physiologic information…

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First Operational EMS Telemedicine System in Country

General Devices new e-Bridge™ system will be used in what will soon be the first operational EMS telemedicine system in country, Tucson Arizona’s ER-Link system. The e-Bridge™ system, with the CAREpoint™ EMS Workstation on the hospital side, and the Rosetta-VC™ in the ambulance, is expected to become operational later this year. It will manage the…

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General Devices and Zoll Medical Corporation partner for improved communications & information management

On July 5th, 2005 General Devices and Zoll Medical Corporation announced an agreement under which the Zoll M Series™ Monitor/Defibrillator will be interoperable with the General Devices’ CAREpoint™ EMS Workstation and Rosetta™ family of data translators and communications interfaces. Users will be able to choose from a variety of communications means (cell phones, UHF, VHF…

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