Jared L. Ross, DO, FF/EMT-T

Detroit Fire Department EMS

Fellowship:  EMS and Tactical Fellow, Washington University of St Louis  
St John Hospital and Medical Center
Medical school: AT Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Evolving EMS protocols impact the care patients receive before they present to the ED, so emergency physicians should stay up-to-date on these changes in order to offer high-quality integrated care.
The Rescue Task Force model of care represents an emerging standard of operations in response to high-threat mass casualty incidents. Distinct from the TEMS model, RTF care incorporates "street-level"
Helicopter EMS is less dangerous than often portrayed, and safety is continuously being improved at all levels from the individual, aeromedical agencies, and national regulatory bodies.