Using Microsoft Azure Government hosting, Emergency Reporting (ER) currently serves more than 170 DoD/military bases worldwide including the U.S. Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard, NASA, DOE, VA, and ARFF.
This particular VAMC fire department used a tedious manual process comprised of a simple electronic document log book and a spreadsheet to document and report incidents. The time-consuming process involved making an entry in the electronic spreadsheet (which was used as the daily log), then another entry in the worksheet to track incident numbers, and then entries in NFIRS. Finally, all paperwork was printed and filed in a three-ring binder for inspections and maintenance.
Once the VAMC fire department implemented the ER system, they benefited by cutting costs, saving time and increasing reporting accuracy. ER's firehouse software allows federal agencies like the VAMC to eliminate nearly all of their manual paperwork, resulting in a significant time savings for the facility, as well as saving physical space by no longer needing to store all their binders. After making the switch to ER, the VAMC fire department has more time and resources to focus on serving those who have served our country.
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*Name withheld due to government ethics restrictions.