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Rural EMS Workforce: A Call to Action

Description
Policy brief discussing rural emergency medical services (EMS) systems. Highlights challenges facing the rural EMS workforce, including the costs of training and reimbursement concerns. Outlines policy recommendations to strengthen rural EMS systems.
Author(s)
Christopher McLaughlin, Olivia Riutta, Jonnathan Busko
Date
02/2021
Type
Document
Organization
National Rural Health Association
Tagged as
Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce supply and demand · Policy · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Reimbursement and payment models