Category Archives: Case Studies

Survey Says – Paramedic and EMT Staffing Crisis Prompts New Organizational Disciplines

Written on September 24, 2019 at 4:19 pm, by

Dennis Doverspike, Ph.D., ABPP and Gregory Lawton, Avesta CEO Many EMS organizations have spent the last few years trying to establish themselves as a go-to-culture for experienced and newly minted paramedics. EMS policy makers and managers are under no illusions about the issue of turnover and the yawning staffing gap that can suffocate an organization. A major reason for EMS employee turnover is salary. However, the findings of the 2019 …

Avesta Partners with AAA for EMS Industry Turnover Study

Written on July 20, 2018 at 9:39 am, by

Avesta partnered with the American Ambulance Association (AAA) to complete a survey on the EMS industry turnover. Identifying the industry standard for turnover is the crucial first step to then effectively measuring the reduction of EMS employee turnover by implemented methods. Avesta’s President, Greg Lawton, has long focused on reducing EMS turnover and stated “everyone believes their region is the toughest in which to recruit (EMTs and paramedics). The turnover …