June/July 2015
EMS Innovation Project Holds Stakeholder Meetings in CA, NY

Stakeholders from around the nation came together to discuss how to remove barriers to innovation as part of a new collaborative project, "Promoting Innovation in EMS." Read More

New NEMSAC Appointees Ready to Continue Council's Work

The Secretary of Transportation recently appointed 25 people to the National EMS Advisory Council (NEMSAC), a group authorized by Congress to advise the DOT and FICEMS. Read More

EMS Compass: EMS Community Participation is Significant

EMS Compass, the national initiative to improve systems of care through meaningful measurement, recently announced that the public submitted more than 400 measures during the month-long "Call for Measures." Now, what's next in the process? Read More

Free Webinar: Using Data to Improve EMS Systems of Care

Register now to learn how EMS systems can use their data to benchmark performance and track improvement efforts in order to provide high-quality care to their patients and communities. Leaders of EMS Compass and NEMSIS will discuss how those initiatives are transforming the use of data in EMS.


FCC Looks to Improve 911 Dispatchable Location for EMS Providers
With a continued increase in wireless phone use from indoor locations, accurately identifying the location of the emergency continues to provide a challenge for first responders. Read More





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EMS Innovation Project
New NEMSAC Appointees
EMS Compass
• FCC to Improve 911

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