Consolidating 911: Where Do We Draw the Line?
911 is literally a lifeline for millions of Americans, but it’s mostly based on old technology depending on land line phones to know where callers are. Expensive next generation technology built for the 75 percent of 911 calls from cell phones has helped push call centers to consolidate. But will it cost lives when a far away call center worker with no local geographic knowledge takes your call?
Healing Children: Not Just Little Adults
Children’s medicine is more specialized than many people think. Pediatric practitioners and hospitals are set up to deal with the different biology of children. An expert explains.