EMS World

Hooten, Executive Director of MedStar Mobile Healthcare, and Brenda Staffan, Chief Operating Officer, Integrated Services, at the Regional EMS Authority in Reno, Nevada, were each recognized for their exemplary work helping to advance EMS as a profession. 
Legendary EMS leader, Bob Garner, was honored last week at the 12th annual Pinnacle EMS Leadership Forum, a national conference for senior EMS leadership representing all models of delivery service.
Even without an ACA repeal, a new administration is making changes.
The series is engaging and specifically designed for EMS leaders, featuring specific scenarios that demonstrate what to do and what not to do.
LTC Stephen Rush has four main roles as medical director of the USAF pararescue program.
Balancing both perspectives is critical to a system’s overall success.
Interested parties are invited to register to attend.
Change comes with risk—don’t let that stop your efforts to improve.

It seems that every organization has a vision statement. As a speaker, when visiting groups of leaders, I often ask: “Who has a vision statement for their organization?” A flurry of hands usually go up. However, the next question stuns the room: “Who can come up here and recite it for me?” As you can imagine, not many volunteer for that request.

Employees are the most valuable asset in any EMS agency, but many agencies struggle with engaging this asset into a high-performance work team. A special webinar from the Academy of International Mobile Healthcare Integration (AIMHI) and FirstWatch will look at “Achieving High-Value People.”

The latest Landesman’s guide reflects new information and current threats

With every disaster and large-scale emergency, public health and disaster-management leaders absorb lessons and improve their capabilities for next time. A new publication from the American Public Health Association (APHA) offers a comprehensive overview of the roles and responsibilities of public health in managing disasters.

We’ve heard for years that communication is the cornerstone of becoming a successful leader. We’re assured that strong communication skills can help us motivate, inspire and create passion within our workforce. While the art of communication is certainly a vital tool, it’s actually the element of effective listening that’s the secret to leadership success.

More than half of surveyed providers say they've been attacked.
NEMSMA urges the term “paramedicine” be used to describe EMS and “paramedic” for individual providers.
Report reveals the states have work to do to prepare their systems and providers to meet the challenges of future healthcare trends