Tag Archive: Community

9 Steps to Fostering EMS Community Support

Being a reliable and engaged community partner takes your EMS organization to lead agency status and makes you the authority when it comes to community health care By Thomas L. Little Every EMS service has many opportunities to build and maintain community support. Providing top-notch patient care is a priority, but public education and outreach pay big…

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How Strategic Regional Organizations Increase EMS Efficiency

Forming a partnership with other EMS organizations in your region can improve the bottom line and provide better service to the community By Christine Zalar, MA Consolidations, mergers and acquisitions continue to hold value in today’s complex health care marketplace, often delivering favorable economies of scale, increased operational efficacy and improved financial results. At the…

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4 Ways to Manage a Thriving Volunteer EMS Organization

Research into non-profit and public sector organizations can help leaders of volunteer and combined EMS departments understand their members’ motivations By Michael Ward Volunteer EMS and fire agencies throughout the United States have increasingly turned to paid or paid-on-call staff to supplement volunteer staffing. This has created an us-versus-them situation that interferes with the delivery…

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6 Steps for EMS Leaders to Better Engage Millennials

Engaging millennials is about more than simply welcoming a new generation to the workplace; it’s about accepting a seismic shift in how we view careers, technology and innovation By Jay Fitch, PhD Our profession has become preoccupied with millennials over the last few years. The number of magazine articles, conferences, books and blog posts dedicated…

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