An Example of Using Data

in Measurement, Public Safety, Videos

By David M. Williams, PhD Harvardx course Practical Improvement Science in Health Care with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Here’s an example from an ambulance service. By contract, the service has to achieve a response time performance goal of 90%. So the board report shows the percentages on time each month. As long as the goal […]

EMS World: A New Face of Improvement

in Public Relations, Public Safety

John Erich, Associate Editor for EMS World, authored a feature article titled A New Face of Improvement: How the theories of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement are affecting patient care and EMS. The article featured David M. Williams, Ph.D. and IHI Executive Director Frank Federico, RPh. and describes some of the core concepts from the […]

Upcoming Paper on Austin EMS System Profiled

in Public Relations, Public Safety, Research

In Fact Daily, an independent subsidiary of the Austin-American Statesman that covers city hall and local politics, covered a recent study soon to be published by David M. Williams, Ph.D. The paper is a study of the Austin-Travis County EMS System and is the feature article in the September 2013 Journal of Emergency Medical Services. […]