July 12, 2021 | View as webpage


In a recent EMS1 survey, when asked if respondents agree that discipline is handled fairly – only 1% of paramedic chiefs said that discipline is not handled fairly, compared to over 70% of EMTs and 80% of paramedics. 

This discrepancy will impact the health, vitality, resilience and trust of an organization and the people within it, writes Ernesto M. Rodriguez, MA, LP. Read more as Chief Rodriguez outlines how to improve how discipline is managed in our agencies and learn more in the EMS1 special coverage series: Preserving trust: EMS performance improvement through decisive disciplinary management 

Stay well, 

— Kerri Hatt
Editor-in-Chief, EMS1


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