National EMS Quality Alliance Welcomes biospatial 

February 9, 2024 – Durham, NC –biospatial, a healthcare and EMS data analytics company, has partnered with the National EMS Quality Alliance (NEMSQA) to support efforts to develop evidence-based quality measures for emergency medical services and health care partners and provide tools for EMS systems to pursue measurable improvements.
"biospatial is honored to support the National EMS Quality Alliance, furthering our commitment to enhancing EMS data quality. Our partnership reflects our dedication to advancing evidence-based quality measures and empowering EMS stakeholders with data-driven insights to improve patient care and outcomes,” biospatial CEO Jon Woodworth said of their support. Read More

 

Enhancing EMS Safety: Outcomes of the Lights and Siren Collaborative

January 17, 2024 – Irving, TX- We didn't need emergency warning devices to get where we were going - a motor vehicle crash without serious injuries. We tried to change lanes and were hit from behind, sideswiped, and pushed across the road. We expected people to yield to us, but the bright flashing lights and sirens contributed to distracting the driver of the car as he was trying to get around us. I still to this day believe we wouldn't have crashed if we were driving without the use of the emergency warning devices. 

The reality is when lights and sirens are on, the risk of crash increases by over 50%. Weekly, we hear reports of ambulance crashes that impact providers, patients, and the public. Read More

 

NEMSQA Releases 10 New Measures

Clinical quality measurement is vital to the practice of medicine. Clinical care is probably not being improved if it is not being measured. The National EMS Quality Alliance (NEMSQA) is pleased to announce the release of ten new quality measures. With the help of these new metrics, EMS organizations and agencies will be able to measure and improve patient care in crucial areas like airway control and trauma treatment. Read More.