EMS prehospital documentation accuracy: Can body-worn cameras help?
Current Issues and Events - May 21, 2018
This article discusses the results of a pilot study where EMS providers used body-worn cameras (BWCs) to see if they could help to
improve the accuracy of their prehospital documentation.
Research takeaway: This study showed significant errors in documentation by seasoned paramedics. Use of video
review during the documentation process effectively reduced errors.
Visit www.usfa.fema.gov to learn more about this study and to request a copy of the research article.
Read the article.