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On-Demand Webinar: A Focus on Best Practices

A Focus on Best Practices: Strengthening EMS and Hospital Communication to Deliver Better Results

One of the most critical relationships within a hospital emergency department is that between EMS and ED staff. Studies have shown that when EMS and ED staff coordinate on patient care communications, patients fare better and relationships between EMS and hospital staff are more positively correlated.

View this on-demand webinar featuring Cory Richter, Assistant Chief at Indian River County (FL) Fire Rescue, in this live case study as he explores how using Alerting helped the EMS/hospital exchange decrease the time to clear by an average of 4.7 minutes.

In this on-demand webinar, you’ll discover:

  • Real-life example of how strengthening EMS and hospital communication improves outcomes
  • Streamlined processes that improve experiences between EMS and ED operations
  • How Indian River County continues to see improvements in average time to clear
    …and more.

Meet the speakers

Cory Richter, BA, NREMT-P, is an Assistant Chief for Indian River Fire Rescue. He began his EMS career 34 years ago at a private ambulance service in Massachusetts and started working for Indian River County in Florida in 1993. He is active with the National Association of EMT’s board as the Region II Director. Cory has served as Chairman of the Florida EMS Advisory Council, and is currently the Chairman of the Florida EMS Strategic Plans and is active with several state committees.

Brent Myers, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS is an internationally recognized expert in the area of Emergency Medical Services (EMS), particularly as it relates to systems of care, performance improvement, and population management. He served as co-editor of the 2nd Edition of Emergency Medical Services, Clinical Practice and Systems Overnight, serves on the editorial board of numerous peer-reviewed journals, has numerous peer-review publications, and currently serves as President of the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP).


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