we must take advantage of opportunities to share ideas, innovate, and lead. Innovations within EMS should continue to be part of the solutions.
and cross-functional conversation among the many contributing partners in the EMS industry. EMS Suppliers should embrace and drive new innovations that have the ability to improve the process and efficiency of delivering service, while advancing the level and outcome of emergency care. Continual learning, insight, and sharing of what does and doesn’t work among industry partners is an integral part of the innovation process. From EMS software and system designers, to product developers and producers, to supply and process facilitators, we all provide expertise that is vital to the conversation. Our collective willingness to participate will increase the visibility and the necessary collaboration of the EMS suppliers to develop the output requirements called for by the U.S. EMS community.
William K. Atkinson Ph.D., MPH, MPA, EMT-P Former CEO, WakeMed Health & Hospitals
EMS SUPPLIERS (MANUFACTURES AND DISTRIBUTORS OF EMS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES) EMS Suppliers bring solutions to market that improve patient care and make the job easier. EMS suppliers develop, manufacture, and distribute EMS products or services to regional, national, and international markets. Such market experience enables us to bring known and often proven ideas and solutions to the needs of the patient, medic, or service. However, no one supplier can do it alone. To create an innovative and model EMS system for our nation, we must engage in a collaborative
Joe Bourgraf President, Ferno Group Corporation
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