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Free Whitepaper: Improving Care Through Hospital-EMS Data Exchange

posted on Nov 06, 2017

Paramedics respond to a patient suffering from stroke-like symptoms. They activate a Code Stroke and transport the patient to a regional stroke center. In the hospital, the patient is discovered to be experiencing atypical sepsis, not stroke. The paramedics and their medical director automatically receive information about the patient’s outcome, offering an opportunity for learning […]

A Simple Strategy for EMS/Hospital Performance Improvement With Shared Data

posted on Oct 19, 2017

For the growing number of EMS systems nationwide who use two-way data exchange using ESO Health Data Exchange (HDE), having hospital data brings unprecedented opportunities for performance improvement. But the value of data isn’t simply having it — it’s what you do with it. In this one-minute video, Jeff Jarvis, MD, Medical Director of Williamson […]

What Will EMS Look Like in 2050?

posted on Sep 28, 2017

What will EMS look like 33 years from now? That’s the question that the National Office of EMS is asking the national EMS community, from the biggest municipal systems to the smallest volunteer departments, via the recently-kicked-off EMS Agenda 2050 Project.

7 Secrets of Smart ePCR Buyers

posted on Sep 12, 2017

Choosing the right ePCR or EMS electronic health record (EHR) for your service can be daunting. This free downloadable ePCR Buying Guide helps you master the process.

ESO is Onsite at the 2017 Solar Eclipse

posted on Aug 21, 2017

Four ESO employees are onsite in St. Joseph, Missouri, volunteering with local ESO customers as they prepare for the 2017 Solar Eclipse and the potential influx for local emergency services. Follow us here to see updates from our team in the field as they observe and assist in the day’s preparations and activities.

Fighting the Opioid Crisis With EMS Data

posted on Jun 05, 2017

Drug overdose deaths and opioid-involved deaths continue to increase in the United States. According to the latest figures, more than six out of 10 drug overdose deaths now involve an opioid, and every day 91 Americans die of opioid overdose.

Protecting You Against Ransomware

posted on Jun 02, 2017

At ESO, we’re committed to keeping your data secure. And with all the recent news headlines about the spread of ransomware and other forms of cyberattack targeting healthcare computer systems, it’s natural to be concerned.

Hidden Threats You May Not Know Your Hospital Faces #1

posted on May 05, 2017

In 2016, the Joint Commission published a report that illustrated the nation’s level of noncompliance with Joint Commission standards. One such standard — Record of Care (RC) 01.01.01, the foundational standard for patients’ medical records — is a perennial top 10 on the list of most frequently cited standards.

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