Posts Tagged ‘911’

Guests from Baylor Scott & White, UT Dallas highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 21 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included a COVID-19 financial forecast in North Texas and the recent phenomenon of local residents’ fear of calling 9-1-1. Guests included: • John McCracken, Clinical Professor of Healthcare Management at […]

Guests from JPS and UTSW highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 19 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the recent phenomenon of a dramatic decrease in 9-1-1 calls due to fear of COVID-19. The drop in calls has caused an increase in heart attack and stroke fatalities […]

Data shows alarming 9-1-1 trends for EMS calls during COVID-19 pandemic

MedStar dropped a press release this week detailing the continue of alarming trends during the COVID-19 pandemic preventing people from calling 9-1-1. Simply put – residents are scared to death! Statistics for cardiac arrest are trending in an unhealthy direction, with an increase in residents having died at the scene and decreases in treatment for […]

It’s safe to call 911 during the COVID-19 pandemic!

The American Heart Association dropped a video this week detailing why it’s safe to call 911 during the COVID-19 pandemic. 911 data in North Texas and across the U.S. shows a sharp drop in emergency calls due to residents’ fear of catching COVID-19. End result – more patients are dying of heart attacks and strokes. […]