Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Medic One/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is standing by to help you 24 hours a day with a system that provides a continuum of care that assures every patient the emergency medical attention they need.
Every year more than 300,000 Americans die from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) a condition in which the heart unexpectedly stops beating. It can happen anywhere, to anyone, at any time, even to those with optimal heart health.
And when it occurs seconds count. The Shockingly Simple campaign is aimed at increasing purchases and registration of AEDs by businesses and organizations in Seattle and King County. Learn more at www.kingcounty.gov/aed.
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Seattle, WA 98104
With its commitment to consistently move forward and meet the needs of its users, our regional EMS system has made significant advances in medical technologies, methodologies and training over the past year. Such is the focus of the 2017 Report.
King County EMS Saves $334,000 Annually by Switching to IM Delivery of epi by EMTs
Journal of Emergency Medical Services
The King County Auditor's Office recently completed an assessment confirming the King County EMS system’s need for cohesive strategic workforce planning and diversity efforts. The attached report recommends steps that could be taken at a regional level to address potential equity, financial, and staffing challenges.
The Medic One/EMS 2014-2019 Strategic Plan is the primary policy and financial document that will direct the Medic One/EMS system into the future.
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