Reports & Resources

EMS Trend Survey: What Paramedics Want in 2024

Fitch & Associates, EMS1 and the National EMS Management Association have launched the What Paramedics Want in 2024 EMS Trend Survey. The survey will measure how events over the past year have impacted EMS and identify where providers seek support from their agencies, culminating in the What Paramedics Want in 2024 state-of-the-industry report in August….

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2023 EMS Trend Report

EMS Trend Report 2023: What paramedics want in 2023 is the latest iteration of the EMS Trend Report, produced through a collaboration between Fitch & Associates, EMS1, the EMS Survey Team and NEMSMA, and sponsored by Pulsara. In this year’s EMS Trend Survey, we turned the lens towards provider stress, and uncovered alarming levels causing…

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2022 EMS Trend Report

In the 2022 EMS Trend Survey, as in years past, we examine perceptions and experiences across the country on topics like staffing, clinical adoption and hope for the future. This year, we also dove deeper into certain areas than we have previously, most notably related to leadership and safety. Because if some of the concerns…

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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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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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