Because no two EMS systems are exactly alike, how do EMS leaders compare their operational choices with those of others across the country? Where can city officials go to learn about the trends affecting EMS systems? For almost a quarter-century, the answer has been right here at JEMS.
What's the most common shift schedule? What percentage of calls are at the ALS level? Is CPAP becoming more common? What is the annual collections percentage for an emergency transport agency? For the answers to these questions, look no further.
This year, in addition to the usual salary information, the JEMS Salary Survey provides you with greater detail about the nature, origin and reliability of the information presented. This, coupled with interpretations and suggestions, will help you in your decision-making.
Every year, JEMS surveys EMS organizations in the 200 most populous U.S. cities. The 2003 200-City Survey offers greater detail in operational and functional variances among EMS agencies across the nation.
Understanding current and prospective trends within the EMS profession and the reasons they're evolving is important to ensure the development and prosperity of our individual organizations. Read this survey to compare trends in 2002 with today's professional atmosphere.
What's the current salary and benefit status of the average EMS provider in the nation? What regions of the country provide better pay? And is a salary increase the greatest incentive for EMS providers? Find the answers to these and other important questions in this EMS salary and workplace survey.
Following the events of Sept. 11, many EMS managers have had little time to devote to the next major challenge facing EMS: implementation of the Medicare fee schedule. However, it's obvious from this year's survey of EMS organizations in America's 200 most populous cities that they are preparing for the fee schedule's impact.
Are you happy in your current position? Do you feel your pay is commensurate with your experience? Ever wonder if there's pay parity between the men and women of EMS? Read the 2001 Salary Survey and see where you stand.
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