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Quality Assurance

Lessons learned from implementation of a telestroke program
Leveraging data for operational excellence
A commitment to EMS excellence establishes a lasting reputation of respect, reliability and integrity
Why quality improvement concepts should be integrated into EMS education
Expert perspectives on improving patient outcomes
Quality management implementation at Monroe Fire Department
The importance of community involvement in advancing EMS research and quality
The state-of-the industry survey focuses on wellness, career development and satisfaction in EMS
A guide to enhancing workforce conditions, improving quality of care and shaping the future of the industry
Assessing prehospital management and outcomes in patients assessed for hypoglycemia
Bullitt County could be the first EMS department in the state to use body-worn cameras
Maia Dorsett and Nikki Little share a journey to improving care through a multi-modal NAEMSP approach
The Monroe Fire Department’s Continuous Quality Improvement Plan provides an effective tool for evaluating and improving the quality of prehospital care
Takeaways from the 90-plus posters on display at this year’s National Association of EMS Physicians annual meeting
How do medical directors and educators support EMS clinicians in developing practices that improve the diagnostic process?
How to streamline documentation and maximize data quality – while meeting your reporting standards and keeping crews happy
The group will make recommendations under a new law that lets the state health department set ground ambulance standards and establish a licensing system
How my first agency took a young, under-confident, naïve paramedic and made me a clinician
What to monitor, how to track it and how to make meaningful improvements
Harris County ESD11 Mobile Healthcare developed 10 commandments to set initial expectations while onboarding 200 paramedics
The IAFF Local 1715 asked the Allegany County Government to remove Chief Christopher Biggs in October for a hostile work environment including “weaponization of quality assurance”
Crew resource management, quick reference handbooks and fatigue management strategies can improve patient care and enhance safety
Education models, quality control, culture hurdles and British tacos with Antevy and Bouthillet
How to develop and systematically use a quality review process to improve patient safety
A framework to quality improvement initiatives to solve your safety challenges
Richmond Ambulance Authority and Medic EMS share lessons from implementing the Medical Priority Dispatch System to improve stroke alert response
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported that the Prior Authorization Model for Repetitive, Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transport (RSNAT) saved Medicare $650 million over 4 years
The technology company will support the NEMSQA’s efforts to develop, test and validate quality measures for EMS