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  1. Fire EMS : Engine Company EMS : EMS Point Person

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    Wed, 15 Jul 2015

    company officer fulfills that role. An EMS scene has a far different dynamic. Dangers ..... patient. Delegating responsibility during an EMS response is not a dereliction of duty for ..... right person to do the right thing on an EMS call. Often, the engine company decides

  2. Firefighter Safety: Selection and Use of Ballistic Protection for Fire and EMS Personnel

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    Tue, 14 Jul 2015

    By STEVEN C. HAMILTON As fire and EMS personnel become increasingly exposed to ..... with fire and emergency medical services ( EMS ) personal protective equipment, manufacturers ..... for any responder-police, fire, and EMS -to know in advance what type of ballistic

  1. EMS Leaders Share How They Use Data to Improve EMS Systems

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    Sat, 27 Jun 2015

    County, Calif., and a leading expert in EMS quality improvement, during a webinar sponsored by EMS Compass, the national initiative to develop a system of performance measurement for EMS . Taigman admitted that measuring patient outcomes

  2. Organizational Plan Increases Efficiency on All EMS Calls

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    Tue, 30 Jun 2015

    s fire and emergency medical services ( EMS ) resources. Truck 2's officer, Captain ..... went to work. We work in a fire-based EMS industry. But, when was the last time ..... sat down and thought about how we organize EMS calls? For instance, have you ever thought

  3. EMS Compass Announces Town Hall Format June Webinar Series

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    Wed, 3 Jun 2015

    EMS Compass, a national initiative to improve ..... webinars are the best way for members of the EMS community and other stakeholders to provide ..... testing. Throughout the month of May 2015, EMS Compass held an open "Call for Measures

  4. Fire EMS News: Industry Leaders Join EMS Compass to Lead Discussions on Shaping the Future of EMS System Improvement

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    Tue, 16 Jun 2015

    In two webinars Monday, EMS Compass kicked off a week of public discussion of how best to measure the quality of EMS services. These first two of ten webinars ..... engagement and measuring patient safety. The EMS Compass Initiative project manager, Nick

  5. Celebrate the Emergency Medical Services with National EMS Week

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    Tue, 19 May 2015

    It's National EMS Week, and the NVFC thanks all emergency medical ..... Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), National EMS Week is a time to both raise awareness in the community about EMS and to recognize the contributions and life-saving

  6. EMS Performance Measures Call for Help

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    Sun, 3 May 2015

    project of the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) funded by NHTSA, has been working to develop EMS performance measures and needs your help ..... measures will remain open until May 31 st . The EMS Compass initiative will vet the measures

  7. Fire Service Industry News: Fire Service-Based EMS Advocates Recognize National EMS Week

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    Tue, 12 May 2015

    17, 2015 marks the beginning of National EMS Week and presents an opportunity to honor ..... emergency medical care. Fire service-based EMS providers are located, trained, and equipped ..... 24/7. The Fire Service-Based EMS Advocates Coalition recognizes the life

  8. Fire EMS News: DOT Appoints New National EMS Advisory Council Members

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    Wed, 13 May 2015

    of Transportation appointed 25 members of the EMS community to serve a two year term on the National EMS Advisory Council (NEMSAC). You can read more ..... was appointed and which of the 25 segments of EMS they represent within the Council. Please know