Manatee County, FL, Selects MCP to Support EMS Strategic Plan Development

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (July 8, 2020)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and information technology (IT) support services firm, was selected by Manatee County, Florida, to support development of a five-year strategic plan for its emergency medical services (EMS) division.

Covering 743 square miles and home to nearly 411,000 residents, Manatee County contracted with MCP to conduct a baseline assessment of current EMS operations and develop a roadmap to guide the division forward based on projected population growth and demographics.

“We are looking forward to partnering with MCP to develop our EMS division’s strategy for the next several years,” said James Crutchfield, Manatee County EMS Chief “Taking this step is critical to ensuring that we’re able to continue serving the county’s citizens effectively and efficiently moving forward.”

The county’s strategic plan will include:

  • Evaluation of policies and procedures to ensure that they meet regional and national standards
  • Costs associated with alternatives to traditional solutions
  • Evaluation of emergency and non-emergency response and transports
  • Population growth projections and their impact on EMS operations
  • Projected demographic shifts and their impact on EMS operations
  • Evaluation of reserve transport units for current and future EMS deployment

“MCP believes in the importance of planning to maintain consistent, reliable emergency service operations,” said Kevin Murray, MCP cofounder, chairman and chief executive officer. “We’re looking forward to supporting Manatee County in the development of its EMS strategic plan, which will serve as a roadmap for advancing the division over the next five years.”

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Posted on July 7, 2020