First ALS Chase car
First ALS unit and Second chase car placed in service
First MDO at Station 9
Dr Kevin Seaman was hired as a part time Medical Director
EMS 3 was changed to EMS 1
Chase cars ended
HCFD & MSP piloted the RSI program in Maryland
EMS 2 placed in service at Station 8
DFRS implemented the use of various equipment / apparatus to lead the State in EMS Care.
Pediatric Transport Devices
Dr Seaman became the states first full time Medical Drector
Dr Seaman, Dale Becker, B/C Ray Harne attended the RA in Seatle
First EMSAT Meeting
First Community CPR specialist hired
First RA on the East Coast
First Peak Time BLS study Unit
State EMS Program of the Year
Howard County adopted the states electronic patient records programs.
MIR is no longer utilized
American Legion State Award
National EMS Provider of the Year by the VFW
Howard County EMS published for Best Practices for CRM and STEMI care.
JEMS EMS top 10 Innovators