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FICEMS Outlines Air Medical Safety Progress in Letter to NTSB

Aug 04, 2015

The Federal Interagency Committee on EMS (FICEMS) has provided an update to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in regards to two recommendations (A-09-102) the Board suggested to FICEMS in 2009: Develop national guidelines for the use and availability of helicopter emergency medical transport by regional, state, and local authorities during emergency medical response system planning. The letter has received an “Open Acceptable Response” from the NTSB and is now available here.