May 24, 2019.Reading time 4 minutes.
If you live in King County, you are fortunate. King County EMS is known for its exceptional performance in meeting national standards for emergency response times, including one of the best cardiac arrest survival rates in the nation.
October 6, 2017.Reading time 4 minutes.
Our King County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) experts like to measure things that matter. Things like lives saved. People helped. Fast responses. Measuring performance is important, because it’s how we learn what’s working, and how we can continue to improve in saving lives and getting care to people when they need it. This year’s Emergency Medical Services […]
June 14, 2016.Reading time 2 minutes.
We’ve mentioned before that our EMS team is one of the best in the world. There’s no better place to experience sudden cardiac arrest than in King County. But our amazing EMS team readily admits that it takes a system to save a life, and we can all do more to keep our chances of […]
April 11, 2016.Reading time 8 minutes.
On April 4, the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium published the outcome of the Amio-Lido-Placebo Study in the New England Journal of Medicine. The results are another important step forward in the world of cardiac arrest response.
May 22, 2015.Reading time 6 minutes.
Those of us here in King County are lucky enough to live in one of the best places in the nation (perhaps, the world) for emergency response. Our cardiac arrest survival rate, the gold standard in emergency response, has been documented everywhere from academic journals to the Wall Street Journal, and our system is studied […]