Nationwide EMS shortage raises concerns over wages and qualified applicants

Special Report

Nationwide EMS shortage raises concerns over wages and qualified applicants



All Special Reports

Tenn. paramedics transport a patient during a call. With reports of a paramedic/EMT shortage in the southern U.S., one Tenn. county touts better recruitment rates due to higher pay scales. In Calif., reports show a deficit of health care employees statewide, but demand for workers is expected to rise. Now managers mull over questions of wages, training time and attracting a younger work force in attempts to stabilize the industry. (AP File Photo/Mark Humphrey) ...Full Story

Related Links


Related Articles







Today's Top Stories

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
  • Tenn. medics get self-defense training

Featured Product Categories

Line-Of-Duty Deaths

Submit information on fallen EMS providers in your area.

Featured Columnist

Dan White

Insights on Innovation

Strong support, quality materials, comfort, performance and a fancy lacing system make these rugged,...