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Reporting ePCR Issues to New York State DOH

In the spring of 2019, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) Bureau of EMS  began the process of transitioning all EMS services utilizing electronic patient care reports (ePCRs) to the newest national data set, known as NEMSIS 3. This new data set greatly increases the amount of data that can be collected and analyzed on the regional, state and national level. With hundreds of EMS services and thousands of providers throughout the state, NYS DOH recognizes that there will be challenges in this endeavor. As such, NYS DOH has released a feedback tool that EMS services and providers...

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2019 NYC Stroke Systems of Care

The Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (NYC REMAC) has partnered with the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) and the American Heart Association (AHA) to develop a new stroke systems of care for the New York City area. This new stroke systems of care recognizes the severity of Large Vessel Occlusion (LVO) types of strokes and the benefits patients suffering from this type of stroke may experience by being transported directly to a hospital capable of conducting a surgical thrombectomy procedure to remove the occlusion. The videos below provide an introduction to this new standard of care. Additional information can...

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REMSCO App Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy Terms of Service and Privacy policies   Regional EMS Council of New York City Inc. (Hereto referred to as NYC REMSCO) is the custodian of data on behalf of the individuals that use the REMSCO App. (Hereto referred to as the app). By using our Services, you agree to view and accept our Terms of Service and Privacy policies. Terms of Service The following Terms of Service must be agreed to by every user prior to being able to use the app (the “Application”): Authority. I (the user) agree that I am the legal operator...

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Protocol Public Notice

December 2019 Public Notice: Unified Protocols Comment due by January 13, 2020 December 2019 Public Notice Unified Protocols Announcement – Comment Form – Protocols September 2019 Public Notice: ET3  Comment due by October 18, 2019 September 2019 Public Notice ET3 GOP-Appendix and Comment Form and Protocols August 2019 Public Notice: Rescue Paramedic Protocols Comment due by September 17, 2019 August 2019 Public Notice Rescue Medic Protocols Announcement – Comment Form – Protocols July 2018 Public Notice: Appendix O Comment due by July 27, 2019 July 2019 Public Notice Appendix O Needle Decompression Tension Pnuemothorax Announcement – Comment Form – Protocols...

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EMS Conferences & Special Courses

The FDNY is hosting its annual Medical Special Operations Conference (MSOC) this spring. Attached is the flyer and below is the video link. Please post and distribute it. 6th Annual FDNY Special Operations Conference May 3 – 6, 2018 Select to download flyer:  MSOC2018Discount911MOS YouTube link: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ New York-Presbyterian EMS Continuing Medical Education 21 Bloomingdale Road, NYPH, White Plains, NY Tactical Emergency Casualty Care                                                          Flyer: TECC Announcement March 26th 27th 28th 2018 Next class Date March 26th, 27, & 28th 2018 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00AM to 4:00PM In this course, experienced full time first responders from Major NYC...

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