Chief of Fire & Federal Services Global Medical Response Farmers Branch, Texas, United States
The number and frequency Emerging Infections Diseases has dramatically increased. Since 1970 we have seen approximately 40 Emerging Infections Diseases (EID) occur. Currently 27 different EID exist with 13 requiring a quarantine approach.
2020 has highlighted just how challenging this can be both our personal and professional lives. As one of the largest nationwide mobile healthcare providers, Global Medical Response was call upon to stand up screening operations at Ports of Entry as well as supplement local ambulance operations with the National Ambulance Contract in many communities.
Other disasters such as Fire and Hurricanes didn't stop just because of Covid-19. Learn what processes were implemented and the lessons that were learned. Join in the discussion on the five major issues facing our industry going forward that will have dramatic impacts to our professional lives.