The 2014 Psychomotor Exam schedules for 4 western PA regional councils has been release. Click Here
Saturday evening, PEHSC announced the 2013 Statewide EMS Awards. The 2013 Large Agency Division EMS Agency of the Year is EmergyCare. Congratulations to EmergyCare for this accomplishment.
Pa's EMS System Act's regulations are now published. April 10, 2014 is when most take effect. Download Here
EMMCO West Board of Directors have released fiscal year 12-13 annual report.
Effective July 28, 2012, Act 54, Pennsylvania's Primary Stroke Center designation legislation was enacted. Reference Statewide Protocols 706 and 181. UPMC Hamot, St. Vincent Hospital, Meadville Medical Center, & UPMC Northwest (Statewide Centers) have been identifed as Primary Stroke Centers within the EMMCO West region.
New PA Department of Health Primary Stroke Center Page http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/hospital/14149/primary_stroke_center/1216488
Pa's Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) has approved the final draft of the Act 37 Rules & Regulations. Act 37 was signed into Law in July 2009. The approval of the regulations will allow the Commonwealth of Pa to fully implement the law. While some aspects of the law are already in effect, the majority of the law will be implemented in 180 days after they appear in the PA Bulletin. EMMCO West will be conducting town hall meetings in the upcoming months to provide more information. Download Final Regulations
Newly appointed BEMS Director Richard Gibbons, Jr (Dick) and Martin Raniowski (Deputy Secretary of Health) conversing at Symposium 2013. Congrats to Dick on his appointment as PA Department of Health's BEMS Director.
EMMCO West welcomes Coned Office Operation Specialist - Kaylen Redmond firstname.lastname@example.org
Crawford County Commissioners & LEPC recently approved the transfer of their utility truck to EMMCO West. EMMCO West plans to use the utility truck to support emergency preparedness operations within the region. Article
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