EMS Trend Report

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...

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2019 EMS Trend Report: The Forces Shaping the Future of EMS

How will EMS advance at its current pace of change?

2018 EMS Trend Report: The Forces Shaping the Future of EMS

How the optimism divide between leaders and providers will shape EMS’ future

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.