Meadville Medical Center is recognized as a State Recognized Stroke Center. MMC joins UPMC Hamot, St. Vincent Health Center, and UPMC Northwest as recognized PA Stroke Centers.
PA DOH Bureau of EMS has released a revised ALS Provider Medical Command Authorization Form for use by ALS personnel-EMS agencies.
EMSIB2013-007 has been released from the PA Department of Health regarding the completion of patient care reports (PCRs).
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PA Department of Health through EMS Information Bulletin 2003-004 identifies that there are updates to the Statewide ALS/BLS Treatment Protocols. EMSB2003-004 An EMMCO West Protocol Update Newsrelease explains the changes- March 2013 Update
International EMS Safety Foundation has announced its 2012 safety award recipients. EMMCO West and Meadville Area Ambulance are the recipients of the 2012 Objective Safety Innovation & Practice Award. See Press Release
The PA Department of Transportation has announced the Yellow Dot program across PA. Participants fill out the program form with their emergency contact, medical contacts and medical information, insert it in the program's folder and then place it in their vehicle's glove compartment. They place a yellow dot sticker on their vehicle's rear window. This sticker alerts emergency responders to check a vehicle's glove compartment for the folder, helping emergency responders provide specific care to participants after a crash. Yellow Dot materials are available at EMMCO West.
Online reporting form for CO Detector Activations. "Operations" tab "Safety Event Reporting & CO Detectors". Direct link is http://www.emmco.org/codetectorreport .
Please click here to review the EMS Information Bulletin 2012-007 regarding the Clarification of Defibrillation Dosages in the Statewide BLS and ALS Protocols.
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