Monday - July 22 - 8:00 am - 11:45 am
The traditional market for ambulance services is increasingly volatile. Municipal and county fire departments are increasingly entering into public-private partnerships or providing fire-based patient transport services for the first time. Determining how best to deliver EMS in a changing market now requires a more complex skillset, including the ability to develop and interpret predictable cost and revenue recovery models, leading to a paradigm shift away from the traditional roles of fire service leadership proficiencies. Are your organization’s present and future leaders ready? Representatives from multiple fire-based EMS services will detail their experience and solutions to EMS operational issues.
In this session, we’ll engage in lively discussions on topics such as:
This session will be facilitated by Steven Knight, PhD, a partner at Fitch & Associates, and Ian Womack, division chief for EMS for St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue in Florida. They will be joined by Tony Stravino, MPA, chief of Polk County Fire Rescue in central Florida, and Kevin Preston, assistant fire chief for the Orlando Fire Department.