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“If you don’t know where you’re going, it’s easy to get there.”

Why Collect Data?

It is the only reliable way to evaluate the responsiveness and effectiveness of emergency medical services:

  • It identifies service areas that need improvement or further evaluation
  • It allows for dissemination of accurate public information and development of meaningful education and prevention programs
  • It promotes decision making and resource allocation that are based on solid evidence rather than on isolated occurrences, assumption, emotion, politics, etc.
  • So you can know what you don’t know!

Do you just want to trim out the bad apples... OR, improve your whole system?

Walk through the steps of data collection in this comprehensive section of the NEDARC website!



rev. 05-Aug-2019




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