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Emergency Medical Services Publications

  • Emergency Medical Services Volunteer Wears Multiple Hats
    Christa Sommer received the North Dakota Safety Councils Outstanding Service Award. She's a state trooper and teaches emergency medical technician courses for the highway patrol and for her community of Washburn.
    Author(s): Leier, M.
    Publication: Focus on Rural Health
    Date: September 2017
    Type: Article
  • Defining Systems to Evaluate System Efficiency and Effectiveness
    Article focuses on the application of systems thinking, systems theory and systems evaluation theory (SET) in evaluating of modern day systems efficiency and effectiveness.
    Author(s): Renger, R., Foltysova, J., Renger, J., Booze, W.
    Publication: Evaluation Journal of Australasia, 17(3), 4-13
    Date: August 2017
    Type: Journal Article
  • Rural and Urban Utilization of the Emergency Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse
    Utilizes data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project's (HCUP's) State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD) for seven states. Researchers explore, and describe in this brief, the use of the Emergency Department for mental health and substance abuse among Urban, Large Rural, Small Rural, and Isolated Small Rural residents.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Peterson, M.
    Date: June 2017
    Type: Policy Brief
  • North Dakota Rural Hospitals and Emergency Medical Services Collaboration
    Results of a survey amongst North Dakota's 36 CAHs and their relationship with local EMS providers. Part of a series of fact sheets on Critical Access Hospitals and the North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program.
    Author(s): Miller, M., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2012
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • EMS Visioning
    A vision for the future of EMS in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Miller, M.
    Date: September 2011
    Type: Resource