Multiple options and unique pathways: a new direction for EMS?

Ann Emerg Med. 1997 Dec;30(6):797-9. doi: 10.1016/s0196-0644(97)70051-9.


The same forces transforming the health care delivery system also are reshaping EMS. The changing economic and organizational structures of the health services delivery system may predict how EMS systems will redesign themselves. We discuss one template for future EMS systems.

MeSH terms

  • Decision Support Techniques
  • Emergency Medical Services / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Emergency Medical Services / methods*
  • Emergency Medical Services / trends*
  • Forecasting
  • Health Care Rationing
  • Research
  • United States