Without the government creating policies to improve emergency management services problems, the EMS system is on a trajectory to fail.
The amount of EMS agencies with varying structures in the United States would be difficult to pull together under one federal agency.
EMS agencies have argued for a while now that EMS agencies should be united from the federal level down to all local agencies.
In the public health discipline, there is a lot of discussion about health disparities and their effect on communities.
Home ownership is an excellent analogy to what communities go through when it comes to effective mitigation and disaster preparedness.
National EMS Week is May 15 to May 21, and it’s a great opportunity to showcase what EMS professionals do on a daily basis.
Special operations and hazmat team development is likely one of the best experiences I have encountered during my career.
Although preparing resources to cope with disasters such as spring storms, floods, or tornadoes initially seems simple, it’s not that easy.