Data analytics driving Ottawa’s paramedic services forward

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The Ottawa Paramedics Service is using a real-time data analytics platform from software company Qlik to help emergency responders save time – and lives.

The Ottawa Paramedics Service has been using Qlik’s historical data management system for around six years, using it to predict priorities for events such as Halloween or Canada Day, according to deputy chief Greg Furlong. Around a year and a half ago it gained access to real-time data and decided to implement analysis of that data into a dashboard used by emergency paramedic supervisors and staff at four of Ottawa’s largest hospitals.

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