CHINA NAVIGATOR 2015
May 1, 2016
In The News
By Journal Staff
The International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) presented China NAVIGATOR 2015, Oct. 11–12, in Qingdao at the Shangri-La Hotel. In all, 226 members and representatives of various emergency communications agencies in China participated.
Hulunbuir 120 Medical Emergency Command Center, Hulunbuir City, Hailar District, Inner Mongolia, China, achieved medical Accredited Center of Excellence (ACE) status in September, and was honored during China NAVIGATOR 2015 for the tremendous accomplishment. Hulunbuir is the seventh public safety agency in China since April 2013 to achieve ACE status in Emergency Medical Dispatch. The other ACEs include: Yunnan Province Emergency Center; Hangzhou Ambulance Center; Huizhou City Health and Family Planning Bureau; Qinghai Province Medical Emergency Center; Suzhou Emergency Center; and Wuxi Emergency Medical Center.
Zhang Li of China’s Wuxi Emergency Medical Center received China NAVIGATOR 2015 Dispatcher of the Year honors. Priority Dispatch Corp. (PDC) presented a special award to Huludao Emergency Medical Center in China for the agency’s contributions to Emergency Medical Dispatch.
An article recently published in the Wall Street Journal alleges that some large companies are getting discounted rates from phone carriers that is unfairly skirting laws requiring fees to help fund emergency dispatch services.
An excerpt from a CNN article about the emergency communication center and first responder preparations and look at Rio's hospitals during the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.