Washko & Associates was fortunate enough to be asked to participate in a research project to help determine the accuracy and validity of the mathematical models used by EMS agencies to perform Temporal Demand Analysis. This project was funded by the Coalition of Advanced Emergency Medical Systems (CAEMS)and many different EMS agencies from around the U.S. participated.
The results from this study were not surprising. The accuracy of the various predictive models used to help determine EMS Unit Hour supply was found to be consistent with industry expectations, norms and experiences. To read more about the research project read the Prehospital Emergency Care Journal Article: Are EMS Call Volume Predictions Based on Demand Pattern Analysis Accurate