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EMS Collaboration on Research, Agenda 2050 and More in the Latest EMS Update

Jan 19, 2019


Developing an Evidence-Based Approach to Prehospital Pain Management With the opioid crisis at an all-time high, the Office of EMS is supporting a review of the research and evidence related to prehospital pain management to find safe and effective methods to reducing patients’ pain. Read More  

NEMSAC Welcomes New Members to Council
Twenty-three leaders representing different sectors within EMS were recently appointed to two-year terms on the National EMS Advisory Council. They met for the first time in October to discuss a number of issues facing EMS systems today and set priorities for the council. Read More

Federal Officials Meet to Coordinate Work on EMS Issues
The Federal Interagency Committee on EMS met in December to address a range of EMS topics, including improving prehospital care for trauma victims and the upcoming publication of the National EMS Assessment 2020. Read More

2018: A Year in Review

Take a look at some of the most significant initiatives and achievements in EMS at the federal level this past year. Every effort involved collaboration both within the EMS community and beyond, and tackled critical issues facing the profession and the communities we serve. Check out the 2018 EMS Annual Update.

NHTSA Hosts EMS Agenda 2050 National Implementation Forum The Office of EMS hosted the EMS Agenda 2050 National Implementation Forum in the fall of 2018, where leaders from EMS, healthcare and public health discussed the future of EMS and how to come together to create a people-centered EMS system. Read More