EMS Quality - Strategies for Ensuring Thorough and Accurate Documentation

Recorded May 8, 2024
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Webinar Description

We all get it – no one picks a career in EMS because they love writing reports. EMS providers vastly prefer performing a skillful resuscitation to documenting it. Nevertheless, complete and accurate documentation is essential – for the patient, for the provider, for the agency, and for the profession. It’s our job as EMS administrators and Quality Management personnel to do all in our power to ensure this occurs.

During this webinar, we’ll discuss using various tools to implement and proactive strategies to drive thorough and accurate charting. We’ll also discuss post-hoc strategies for identifying where documentation has fallen short.

About the Presenter

Steve Hartman

Steve Hartman

Captain, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department

Steve is a data-loving fire officer and paramedic with over 24 years of experience in fire and EMS. Currently a uniformed member of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department’s Data Analytics Strategy Management Division, he works to capitalize on combining his experience with data and experience on the streets to drive operational improvements. His passion is to provide operational insight and context to the department’s brilliant team of data analysts – helping them understand how the data is captured and how it fits into operations on emergency incidents. He also works to help field personnel understand the value of accurate documentation and showing them how the information they collect and document is being utilized by the data analysts to inform decision-making in the agency.

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