Reports & Resources

Servant leadership within command structures

Balancing “I say, you do” with empathy and stewardship Published by EMS1 By Guillermo Fuentes, MBA, Fitch & Associates I often hear the theory of servant leadership and how it doesn’t apply to the concept of command, as paramilitary systems are inherently top-down structures. The concept in command structures is, “I say and you do.”…

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2022 EMS Trend Survey

In a time of continuous change, it’s as important as ever to explore the perspectives of those in EMS. We encourage all members of the EMS community to weigh in on the 2022 EMS Trend Survey with their observations, attitudes and practices. We would appreciate your input and your help with sharing this survey. From medical directors and administrators to supervisors and…

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Looking out for tomorrow’s EMS leaders

Surface the top talent your agency should develop with a focus on professional development and recognition Published by EMS1 By Jay Fitch, PhD, Fitch & Associates Attracting the best and brightest to EMS leadership is an important goal. The goal is elevated from important to imperative when one considers the impending retirement of the baby-boomer…

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Podcast: In the Trend Zone With Kerri Hatt and Anthony Minge

Kerri Hatt, editor-in-chief of EMS1, and Anthony Minge, Senior Partner with Fitch & Associates, discuss the 2021 EMS Trend Report, including what insights and markers have changed since the 2020 report.   Listen to Dispatch in Depth HERE, on Annals of Emergency Dispatch & Response.   Download the full 2021 EMS Trend Report here.

2021 EMS Trend Report

The 2021 EMS Trend Report continues our effort to identify how those in EMS perceive growth, change and the challenges impacting the sustainability and future of the industry. Last year, we said that 2020 would be a “defining year” for EMS. Even at the time, soon after the emergence of the new coronavirus in the…

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