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File #: 28314    Version: 1 Name: Fire Donation-i pads
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/12/2012 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 12/11/2012 Final action: 12/11/2012
Enactment date: 12/12/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00921
Title: Acceptance of an anonymous donation of $8,000 to the Madison Fire Department for the electronic transmission by responding units to incoming medical units.
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore, Jill Johnson
Fiscal Note
The cost of purchasing 20 iPads will be fully funded through a private donation.
Title
Acceptance of  an  anonymous donation of $8,000 to the Madison Fire Department for the electronic transmission by responding units to incoming medical units.
Body
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The Madison Fire Department is implementing a new reporting system and mobile application that will allow EMS data to be transferred from the first arriving Madison Fire Department unit to subsequent responding units electronically while the subsequent unit is still in-route to the scene. This transmission of data to incoming medical units will provide for improvements in continuity of patient care, more accurate and timely reporting and allow us to reduce/eliminate paper documentation.
 
An anonymous donor has reached out to the Madison Fire Department and is donating $8,000 which will be used to purchase 20 Apple i Pads for implementation of this project.  The donor is a Madison Landlord who appreciates the services provided by the Fire Department and wishes to express his appreciation to the Department.
 
City Information Technology has reviewed this  project and approved the use of i pads as a pilot program.
 
The budget for this budget is:
 
GN01-55155-722310  8,000
GN01-78545-722310  (8,000)
 
WHEREAS, the Council supports  the Madison Fire Department pilot program to electronically transfer EMS data to incoming units.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council approves the acceptance of the donation of $8,000.
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this funding will be used to purchase 20 Apple i pads.
 
BE IT STILL FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council amends the 2012 Fire Operating budget to allow for this purchase.
 
BE FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Fire Department will express the appreciation of the Mayor and Council to the anonymous donor.