Learn more about EMS and NHTSA's role in supporting EMS systems nationwide.
We Strengthen America's Emergency Medical Services Systems
Working with our federal partners, NHTSA's Office of EMS advances a national vision for EMS through projects and research; fosters collaboration among Federal agencies involved in EMS planning; measures the health of Nation's EMS systems; and delivers the data EMS leaders need to help advance their systems.
Office of EMS Initiatives
Collecting and sharing standardized EMS data to support improvements in patient care and EMS systems
Supporting efforts to strengthen workforce viability nationwide
Analyzing data and measuring performance to enable improvement in EMS systems
Collecting & sharing standardized EMS data to support improvements in patient care and EMS systems
Advancing EMS Systems
Supporting the importance of developing EMS as a coordinated system of care
Fostering collaboration across the Federal govermant to enhance readiness for catastrophic incidents
Protecting the health & safety of EMS practitioners and their patients
Providing leadership and coordination to support and promote optimal 911 services