Inside EMS Podcast: Should EMS response be delayed to determine if an ambulance is needed?

Our co-hosts applaud a new program that may be setting the standards for other EMS systems to follow


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​​In this Inside EMS Podcast episode, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson respond to a listener email regarding a new program in Charlotte, N.C. Their EMS system has decided to hold certain call determinants for an added three minutes to dispose of calls that may not need an ambulance response. Chris and Kelly applaud the new program that may be setting the standards for other EMS systems to follow. 

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Inside EMS, a podcast series that features hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson, brings expert perspective to hot topics, clinical issues, operational and leadership lessons to EMS personnel and leaders to be safe and successful.

Inside EMS is available for download on iTunes, SoundCloud and via RSS feed.

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