Increased Competition Requires a Change in Recruitment and Retention Strategies

Originally posted on August 16, 2022 Author: Brent Crawford, MPA, NRP Since the first COVID-19 infection showed up in the U.S. on January 20, 2020, EMS and healthcare workers as a whole have been putting up the good fight against this disease. While there were full weeks and months it felt

The Need to Know Information on Supplemental Payment Programs

Join the experts at Public Consulting Group (PCG) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), as they review the current state-by-state status for Supplemental Payment Programs. PCG and IAFC will lead discussions around expanding programs to include Managed Care Organization (MCO) Medicaid transports, new audit themes, and new program

Must-Have Policies and Practices for Every Fire Department

Fire Engineering presents a webcast focused on the must-have policies and practices for fire departments. During this time, they will discuss how to prevent liability and firefighter injuries in order to increase proficiency on the fireground. These policies and practices come from U.S. and Canadian safety regulations and recommendations from

How to Secure Grant Funding

Our experts at PCG are here to help you throughout the grant process by locating potential opportunities for your department and assisting with your applications. To help navigate the process, we wanted to share MSA Safety Incorporated’s series of steps to help Fire and EMS agencies with identifying, applying for,

Staffing Concerns – Agencies Big and Small

Author: Tim Nowak Headlines across the country in fire departments and EMS agencies big and small are shouting challenges with staffing levels. Poll call: 82% of respondents have no available units on a daily or weekly basis | EMS1 Who will be left to respond? | FireRescue1 Staffing Forcing SC

National Kickoff for Crash Responder Safety Week 2022

To kickoff the annual Crash Responder Safety Week, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Traffic Incident Management (TIM) will be hosting a webinar on November 14, 2022 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST. This webinar will focus on promoting the safety of traffic incident responders and road users and sharing strategies

2022 Crash Responder Safety Week: All States Webinar #3

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) invites State public information and communications officers, Traffic Incident Management (TIM) professionals, and response community leaders to attend their All States webinar to advance Crash Responder Safety Week (CRSW) planning. The webinar will take place from 3:00pm to 4:30pm EST on September 14th. It will

EMS Webinar: How Much Funding Do You Need?

The Academy of International Mobile Healthcare Integration (AIMHI) invites EMS leaders to join their webinar which takes place on July 20th at 12pm EST and will focus on assisting EMS agencies who are pursuing public funding. The webinar will walk participants through the steps to identify their current cost of

Supporting and Improving Rural EMS Needs (SIREN) Grant Program News

NAEMT’s EMS Corporate Engagement Council recently released their quarterly newsletter for the second quarter of 2022 on July 8th which focuses on important and relevant EMS news and updates including those related to the Supporting and Improving Rural EMS Needs (SIREN) Act. This grant program is geared towards rural EMS

2022 Crash Responder Safety Week: All States Webinar

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) invites State public information and communications officers, TIM professionals, and response community leaders to the second All States webinar as part of the Crash Responder Safety Week (CRSW) initiative. This second webinar takes place on July 13, 2022 from 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST and you