EMS Trend Report
2021 EMS Trend Report
The 2021 EMS Trend Report continues our effort to identify how those in EMS perceive growth, change and the challenges impacting the sustainability and future of the industry. Last year, we said that 2020 would be a “defining year” for EMS. Even at the time, soon after the emergence of the new coronavirus in the...
2020 EMS Trend Report
This will be a defining year for EMS, shaped by new care delivery options, legislative mandates and the public spotlight. The 2020 EMS Trend Report, produced in collaboration with EMS1 and the National EMS Management Association, and sponsored by Pulsara, continues a 5-year effort to identify how EMS providers, managers and leaders perceive the challenges...
2019 EMS Trend Report: The Forces Shaping the Future of EMS
2018 EMS Trend Report: The Forces Shaping the Future of EMS
2017 EMS Trend Report: The Forces Shaping the Future of EMS
In its second year, the EMS Trend Report describes revealing changes in clinical care, finance and the use of technology in EMS
2016 EMS Trend Report: The forces shaping the present and future of EMS
As the EMS adage goes, "If you’ve seen one EMS system, you’ve seen one EMS system." While that statement reflects the diversity of EMS systems across the United States, it also creates the false sense that every EMS system is entirely different and that EMS leaders can’t learn from each other. Clearly that is not the case. As we see in the premiere edition of the EMS Trend Report, EMS systems across the country share many traits. On the other hand, significant differences do exist in everything from clinical care to salaries to operational benchmarks to hiring requirements.