Houston Fire Department is a Route Fifty Navigator Award finalist
Internet of Everything, Public Sector
Houston Fire Department is a 2017 Route Fifty Navigator Award finalist in the category of Agency and Department Leadership. The department took an innovative approach, partnering with Cisco and Panasonic to develop the Emergency TeleHealth and Navigation solution, called ETHAN. It’s a tablet-based mobile solution that uses advanced telepresence and data-sharing technologies, to empower emergency staff and citizens to coordinate out-of-hospital care and eliminate unnecessary and costly ambulance rides.