Tag Archives: fire predictions

Late for the Future

My friendáMikeáWard, who I met as “FossilMedic“, asked a question in a blog post back on September 10áwondering aloud “What will the fire service look like by September 11, 2021?” áWell, a few of my fellow EMS bloggers took the challenge of answering that question. áIn his blogápost on the subject, Greg Friese presented a […]

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High Performance EMS

High Performance Emergency Medical Services (HP-EMS) systems provide effective clinical care promoting positive patient outcomes and community wellness while maintaining a focus on improving economic efficiency of the system.  This site is dedicated as a community seeking to increase agency performance by promoting useful information regarding the developing trends and improvements in the efficiency of delivering basic and advanced medical care in the field.

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Eric Wanta
System Status Management (SSM)
You don't see police chiefs posting police officers on street corners, or fire chiefs predicting the next fire and sending their fire apparatus hours in advance. I know of no EMS agency that can consistently meet a response time of less than 5 minutes (Pell et. all, 2001). If you would like me to risk…
2014-12-24 06:50:30
Jim Burns
11 of the Top 10 Tips for High Performing EMS
Truth be told, there is nothing as valuable as a competent, trustworthy workforce. I agree with several of the comments made regarding not appreciating your staff. They carry all the weight anyway. Management loses their skills and then they lose touch altogether. Plain to see
2014-12-23 17:37:36
11 of the Top 10 Tips for High Performing EMS
As already mentioned if you see your employees as drones than the success is a moot point. I agree with all of the factors ,but add number 12 hire good fit effective staff . Thinking proactive and enrich them with your goals and expectations and treat them well,don't be good to them to there face…
2014-12-23 09:23:25
MIke Cole
11 of the Top 10 Tips for High Performing EMS
Excellent article. EMS will be as good as the workforce that deliveries services. A suggestion for the first point would be human capital development to support the workforce. High performance begins with the properly supported, developed, and credentialed workforce.
2014-12-23 06:04:10
James Hawkins
11 of the Top 10 Tips for High Performing EMS
real waste of time reading. How can you expet economic efficientcy AND talk about communitymedicine like it's a real working thing??? The only thing "lean" in our system is our budgets. No budgets=no safety equipment.
2014-12-22 22:39:19

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