The digital landscape is changing rapidly and that presents benefits and challenges for today’s leaders. From iPad use in prehospital care scenarios and disaster responses to Twitter posts being made by first responders from the front seat of an ambulance, the digital world is here and EMS leaders need to know how to use it and how to prevent problems before they happen.
Richard Huff, EMT-B, former chief of the Atlantic Highlands First Aid and director-at-large of the National Volunteer Fire Council’s EMS/R division, addressed the challenges and opportunities that technology brings to EMS in his EMS Today Conference & Expo session, “Harnessing the Digital World: Challenges for Today’s Leaders When Everyone Has a Computer in Their Hands.”
Some quick tips Huff offered:
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