Tag Archives: Times

Wildfires: Data access in times of disaster

To help those responding to disasters like the wildfires ravaging California every year, authorities have created the Patient Unified Lookup System for Emergencies (PULSE). PULSE is a web application connecting HIE organisations and other data sources in order to be used during disaster scenarios and enable volunteers to help those being evacuated. It was originally… Read More »

My darkest days help bring hope to others in their times of need

LIFESAVERS are not only found on the beach, sometimes they can be spotted singing, playing guitar, working in a car yard and answering the phone. Every single day 2600 calls for help are made to Lifeline Australia, many are answered by volunteer crisis supporters in the Central West. With Lifeline’s next training course for volunteers starting in… Read More »