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New Performance Measures Aim to Enhance Pediatric Readiness

The EMSC Program has released nine performance measures and two program evaluative measures for 2023-2027 …


Patient and Family Perspectives

Featuring members of EMSC’s Family Advisory Network (FAN). Learn more about the FAN.Name: Jill McCormickState/Territory: …


Children’s Hospitals: Developing Leadership in Nationwide Pediatric Disaster Preparedness

Are you an emergency/disaster professional in a children’s hospital?Do you have colleagues at children’s hospitals?Join …


Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (PMHCA) Awardees Gather in Cleveland

With the theme "Building Bridges," a meeting in Cleveland brought together Pediatric Mental Health Care …


State Successes: Creating Connection through Resources

This month, we sat down with Colorado EMSC Program Manager Nicolena Mitchell, EMTP, and talked …


Meet the Managers: Welcome the Newest State Partnership Program Managers!

The EMSC Program is thrilled to introduce six new State Partnership Program managers for Florida, …


Patient and Family Perspectives

Featuring members of EMSC’s Family Advisory Network (FAN). Learn more about the FAN.Name: Donnie ShawState/Territory: …


National assessment highlights impact of COVID-19 on pediatric capabilities of emergency departments – with implications for survival

Media Contact: Emily Lemiska860-748-1349communications@emscimprovement.centerEmergency departments (EDs) have made progress but do not fully meet national …


Raising the Bar: Accelerating State Pediatric Readiness Recognition Programs, Nationwide

State programs that recognize emergency departments (EDs) and EMS agencies for achieving certain standards of …


Study Finds First Responders Account for 1% of All Suicides

A recent study supported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Office of Emergency Medical …