A.J. Heightman, editor-in-chief of JEMS, Wayne Zygowicz, BA, EMT-P, Chuck Kearns, MBA, Paramedic, EMD-9 and Sabina Braithewaite, MD, FACEP, continue the discussion on patient safety and the "culture of safety". By taking time to step back and look at the big picture can you define what is predictable and then make it preventable?
JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman talks with EMS leaders David Page, MNS, NREMT-P, Matt Zavadsky, MS-HAS, EMT, and Jim Augustine, MD, FACEP, about several high-impact areas for improving provide and patient safety, including provider fitness, a non-punitive error-reporting process and revamped response protocols.