Tulsa, OK., March 20, 2012- ICEdot, an emergency identification and notification service, will serve as the official sponsor for the 2012 EMS on the Hill Day in Washington, D.C., which occurs today and tomorrow. Emergency Medical Service (EMS) practitioners from across the country will gather in the nation’s capital to educate congressional leaders about the issues faced by the EMS community and advocate for the passage of key legislation.
“As an organization that works hand-in-hand with EMS providers, we recognize the vital role that they play in the lives of Americans every day,” said Chris Zenthoefer, ICEdot CEO. “We understand the need to educate our nation’s leaders about important issues affecting EMS professionals and we are honored to sponsor and participate in the 2012 EMS on the Hill Day, which will serve to foster congressional awareness and strengthen the voice of the EMS community.”
EMS on the Hill Day is hosted by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) and co-hosted by the American Ambulance Association (AAA) ICEdot serves as a pillar sponsor of both of these organizations. The two day event will be attended by all sectors of the EMS community with the intent to develop and strengthen relationships with U.S. House and Senate leaders in order to pass legislation affecting EMS practitioners and their patients.
EMS on the Hill Day events will include an AAA Reimbursement Task Force meeting and pre-Hill visit briefing meeting today. On Wednesday, March 21, EMS providers will attend scheduled meetings with U.S. House and Senate leaders. The event will conclude with a post-Hill visit reception.
For more information about the 2012 EMS Day on the Hill, please visit http://bit.ly/o8lWlF.
ICEdot, which stands for In Case of Emergency, provides critical emergency contact and health information at the scene of an accident. ICEdot recently launched the Yellow ICEdot program in Philadelphia. Designed for motorists, the safety service is available for FREE to all residents of the city. Brochures detailing the service provided by ICEdot will be available at events associated with EMS on the Hill Day.
Founded in 2009 as Invisible Bracelet (iB), ICEdot offers a full range of emergency identification and notification services. ICEdot, which stands for In Case of Emergency, utilizes the Internet, mobile applications and SMS technology to quickly identify a patient, relay important medical information and provide emergency contacts in the case of any accident or medical incident. The company’s medical emergency services and products include ICEdot Snap, ID jewelry, the Yellow ICEdot sticker and ICE.events. For more information about ICEdot and its services, please visit ICEdot.org or call 918.592.3722.