Meeting

Meeting #1: Future of Emergency Care in the United States Health System Subcommittee on Prehospital EMS


When: June 10, 2004 - June 11, 2004 (12:30 PM Eastern)
Where: Keck Center • 500 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Topics Biomedical and Health Research, Health Care Workforce, Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Quality and Patient Safety
Activity: The Future of Emergency Care in the United States Health System
Board: Board on Health Care Services


During June 2004, the subcommittee organized a meeting that began with a general overview of the history and structure of the EMS system. The workshop also delved into rural EMS infrastructure, reimbursement issues, performance metrics, EMS research, and the steps need to progress the EMS agenda for the future. A few closed sessions were held preceding and succeeding the open session in which the subcommittee disclosed conflicts of interest and biases.

 

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