Emergency medical services have always stood with change as they bring in numerous advancements that can rapidly change the field forever. As a result, we did get an EMS Agenda 2050 that was popularly known to be a people-centered vision for the future of medical services. So what does this mean for the service, and how exactly is it going to change things? Well, to understand that, one needs to go ahead and read the following, as we decode the agenda altogether.
The Six Guiding Principles
The agenda that we are all going to face comes equipped with six guiding principles that stands to be the most important of the lot. Socially equitable, reliable and preparedness, adaptable and innovative, sustainable and efficient, integrated and seamless, and inherently safe and effective are the six guiding principles mentioned by the agenda. These principles will shape the system, and you will be able to view the future of EMS in a similar manner.
Thanks to the effective and advanced reach that the system is trying to focus on, the future seems to be promising for EMS. Getting hold of the same and exploring it will further broaden your understanding of what emergency medical services are bound to look like.
Reviewing and Revising
It was the National EMS Advisory Council that first recommended a rewire and revision of the agenda. The council was a formal federal advisory group of EMS representatives and also consumers who are authorized by the Congress to provide advice and recommendations concerning NHTSA and EMS. The new agenda was brought forward and developed after conducting several public meetings throughout 2017 and 2018. With the goal to involve as many EMS members as possible, the agenda was thus brought forward.
Support and Funding
As we are all aware, the agenda and other related aspects cannot be brought forward without the support and the basis of funding. While it was developed through meetings and suggestions, the process took shape when several organizations came forward to fund the same. The Health Resources & Services Administration EMS for Children, the US Department of Homeland Security, the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, and the NHTSA Office of EMS.
These were the organizations that funded the agenda and brought forward a considerable change to such services.
With the six guiding principles and other essential aspects, we now can get an idea of how EMS will be present in the future. Since it is a service of importance, we need to explore the agenda and understand all that it has to offer. So go ahead and look towards other sources to explore more and understand everything about EMS.