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MARVLIS

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Stories From Main Street: Jersey City EMS Uses Data To Predict Next Emergency

EMS dispatch uses color-coded maps to track and to anticipate emergency calls. The program is called MARVLIS, or Mobile Area Routing Vehicle Location Information System. Based on its predictions, ambulances are pre-positioned in different neighborhoods.

03/24/2014

This cutting edge computer system has helped Jersey City Medical Center reduce its EMS response times to second fastest in the country. (Photo: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Jersey City Medical Center’s EMS Response Times Elite Nationally

In one city in New Jersey you have a better chance of surviving cardiac arrest. Officials say it’s all because of a computer.

08/06/2013