Mic Gunderson is the president of the Center for Systems Improvement – a consulting firm specializing in design and value improvement for high-risk time-sensitive care.
His prior positions include national director for clinical systems at the American Heart Association; EMS system director for Kent County EMS in Grand Rapids, Mich.; president at Integral Performance Solutions; national director for quality, education and research with the Rural/Metro Corporation; director of research and education with the Office of the Medical Director in the Pinellas County, Fla., EMS system.
Over the course of his career, he served as a field EMT, paramedic and firefighter, clinical manager and director with military, private and governmental EMS agencies. Mic has authored and edited a wide range of articles and textbooks, and has served on the boards of directors for several national EMS organizations.
Full list of Mic Gunderson results
9 issues stroke systems of care must address to improve outcomes–
EMS triage and destination, emergency department, transfer and stroke team protocols are essential to rapid definitive treatment for ischemic stroke
Understanding value and how it relates to EMS costs–
EMS should utilize a data-driven approach to value management that considers both quality and costs
What is a system?–
Featuring systems-level questions that help to identify high-functioning STEMI systems of care