EMS Compass Initiative: Creating measurements to improve EMS systems
The EMS Compass Initiative is a national initiative to improve EMS systems of care by developing meaningful performance measurements. Funded by the NHTSA and led by NASEMSO, EMS leaders from the across the country have been working on ways to use National EMS Information System data in a way that local and state EMS agencies can meaningfully interpret to measure and improve how they operate.
There are many potential areas of infectious exposure for the patient and the EMS provider. An important one, under the direct control of the EMS providers, is the patient compartment area of the ambulance. ... Full Column
Normally, I am strong believer that paramedics are at their best when they saunter into a scene, slowly walking and looking for clues and risks. But an active-shooter incident is going to require repetitive ...
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