• January 17th, 2019

Officials from several agencies gathered in Washington in early December for a meeting of the Federal Interagency Committee on EMS (FICEMS), which helps coordinate EMS-related policy and planning issues across the Federal Government.

The agenda included a discussion of some of the responses received to a recent Request for Information (RFI) about how to improve prehospital care for trauma victims across the country. Officials reviewed a high-level summary of the recommendations made by organizations and members of the public, addressing topics such as the integration of military and civilian trauma systems, education and training, communications, research, clinical care and system design.