Harnessing the power of data, with a forward from Mark Rosekind, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
An introduction to the EMS Compass performance measures and their use to improve system performance and deliver better patient care.
The quality improvement process relies on quality data, quality analysis and accurate interpretation of this information in order to understand, modify and improve patient care.
The EMS Compass initiative not only identified baseline industry performance measures but also developed a process for developing future measures.
How to use data to enhance operational and clinical performance in EMS agencies.
Using performance measures to improve is about more than just analyzing data — it takes planning, action and continuous evaluation.
Now more than ever, communities expect EMS systems to provide effective, efficient high-quality patient care — and prove it.
How some EMS systems are linking data to improve care from the 9-1-1 call until the patient leaves the hospital.
When putting together the EMS Compass Steering Committee, the initiative’s leaders knew it was important to include experts on performance measurement and quality improvement from outside of EMS.
How to show EMS providers that data matters.
The eight members of the EMS Compass Technology Developers Group represent software developers and other entities that have developed EMS patient care reporting or data analytics programs.
Outcome measures are an important part of EMS Compass, and NEMSIS version 3 has the capability to make these measures readily available to every agency, large and small.