Traffic deaths in the U.S. fell for the third consecutive year in 2019, the government's road safety agency reported.
For EMS, this can mean responding to more frequent and more severe crashes as well as facing more dangerous situations while working on the scene of these incidents.
Jon Krohmer, MD, director of the NHTSA Office of Emergency Medical Services, celebrates the commitment of EMS professionals during the coronavirus pandemic.
The second draft of proposed revisions to the National EMS Education Standards is now available for public comment.
Summit held last month to discuss the exchange of health data and information between EMS and other healthcare entities.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that 99% of the respondents had confidence in the abilities of EMS clinicians who would respond if 911 had to be called.