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Final Reminder! WREMAC Credentialing Reports Due by June 30

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The 2021 WREMAC annual skills must be complete AND submitted via the UBMD EMS Portal no later than June 30, 2021.  There are only 10 days remaining!

Providers will need to log in an ensure all certifications/credentials are correct.

EMS officers will need to review the list for accuracy and ensure all applicable skills which have been completed are entered in the portal.

Reports are submitted by the agency no later than June 30.  Those who are identified in the EMS Portal as an agency contact will find the “Submit Report to EMS Division” button at the bottom of the membership summary report page.

If you have any questions, contact the UBMD EMS Division at: ubmdems@buffalo.edu

 

Post Critical Incident Seminar

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Below, please find information regarding an upcoming Post Critical Incident Seminar.  The program was put together a few years ago for law enforcement members of the Labor Management Health Fund (LMHF)and has since been expanded to include all first responders, Corrections officers and health care workers who are trying to cope following a critical incident on the job.

This is an overnight retreat (Friday –Sunday afternoon) and includes a separate session for family members. Please share with anyone who may have left a position due to the stress of an incident.

Download PCIS Retreat Information and Registration Form

Reminder! WREMAC Credentialing Reports Due by June 30

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As a reminder, the 2021 WREMAC annual skills must be complete AND submitted via the UBMD EMS Portal no later than June 30, 2021.

Providers will need to log in an ensure all certifications/credentials are correct.

EMS officers will need to review the list for accuracy and ensure all applicable skills which have been completed are entered in the portal.

Reports are submitted by the agency no later than June 30.  Those who are identified in the EMS Portal as an agency contact will find the “Submit Report to EMS Division” button at the bottom of the membership summary report page.

If you have any questions, contact the UBMD EMS Division at: ubmdems@buffalo.edu

 

Vital Signs Virtual Leadership Day: June 18

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Registration is now open for the Vital Signs Virtual Leadership Day being held on June 18, 2021

To register for this event and more session details, please visit www.vitalsignsconference.com. The price of registration is $49 for the day.

Thomas Tarbox
“Leading A Diverse Team”

Scott Moore
“Top Employer Compliance Vulnerabilities”

Doug Wildermuth
“Effectively Managing Confliction Resolution”

Michael Bagozzi
“The 101 of NYS Statue, Regulations and System Design”

Steve Kroll, Rob Stoessel and Reg Allen
“EMS Sustainability in 2021 and Beyond”

Ryan Greenberg
“Creating a Leadership Path Using the Seven Pillars of EMS Officer Competencies”

Should you have any questions, please contact Valerie Ozga: coordinator@vitalsignsconference.com

EMS Job Opportunity: Health Systems Specialist 1 – EMS (District Chief – Investigator) Syracuse Region

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The Bureau of Emergency Medical Services currently has an opening on the State Jobs website that is open to all qualified applicants.

Position: Health Systems Specialist 1 – EMC (District Chief – Investigator) for Syracuse Region.  This is a field investigator position that requires travel and reports to work at the Syracuse office when not in the field.

Information: If interested in finding out more about the position and/or applying they can go to: StateJobsNY – Public Information: Review Vacancy

Health Systems Specialist 1 (EMC) – 52026

NOTE: For those who apply via Mail, Fax or E-mail, follow all the instructions on state jobs website listed in the “Notes on Applying” section including listing the Reference Code LD/52026/HSS1EMC.

Deadline: Applications are due by Friday, June 4th, 2021.

EMS Agency Leadership and EMS Provider Briefing: Thursday, June 3rd

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At 16:00 on Thursday, 03 June 2021, the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems is hosting an EMS Agency Leadership and EMS Provider Briefing to discuss topics submitted by EMS Agency Leaders and EMS Providers (see registration link below). Additionally, Director Greenberg and Deputy Chief Brodie will be updating on the SEMAC and SEMSCO meetings as well as the implementation of the new documentation standard.

If you are planning to attend this EMS Agency Leadership and EMS Provider Briefing and have a question, please complete the online form (https://apps.health.ny.gov/pubpal/builder/survey/nys-covid-19-response-ems-agency) before 14:00 on Thursday, 03 June 2021 so your question will be ready.

If you don’t receive an invitation directly, please complete an online form to receive invitations automatically. That form is located at https://apps.health.ny.gov/pubpal/builder/survey/ems-agency-leadership-and-ems-pr.

Please remember to register for the meeting:

Event number: 161 329 9226

Event password: LEADERS2021

 

Program: EMS Agency Leadership and EMS Provider Briefing

Program address: https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?PRID=56d1f534f1cd77a13b3e604308ec1279

Program registration password: LEADERS

 

Thank you for all that you do!

Peter L. Brodie, BS, AEMT

Deputy Chief, Data and Informatics Unit

EMS Data Manager

Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems

EMS Documentation Standard Briefings

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On Tuesday, 01 June 2021 at 07:30 and 12:30 the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems Data and Informatics Unit will be hosting EMS Documentation Standard Briefings as we evaluate the status of the Documentation Standard implemented on Tuesday, 01 June 2021 for all eTimes.03 values after 00:00. Invitations to participate in the call directly are representatives from all ePCR vendors, Regional Program Agencies and Data and Informatics Development Team Participants. We are respectfully extending the invitation to EMS Agency Leaders, QI Program Coordinators and EMS Providers interested in attending.

Questions, challenges or concerns for this documentation standard to be addressed at this briefing may be submitted in advance to: https://apps.health.ny.gov/pubpal/builder/survey/documentationstandardquestions

Additional briefings will be scheduled throughout the week to report upon current issues, record any new concerns, update on strategy and report on outstanding issues. The registration link for all of the briefings will be on the same link below.

Please remember to register for the meeting:

Event number: 161 306 2623

Event password: EMSePCR21

 

Program: EMS Documentation Standard Status Briefing

Program address: https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?PRID=c8824c9b5101490b1c80f16cc87b5bf3

Program registration password: no password required

 

Thank you for all that you do!

Peter L. Brodie, BS, AEMT

Deputy Chief, Data and Informatics Unit

EMS Data Manager

Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems