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CHS Holiday Meals for EMS

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In recognition of our hard working EMS partners, the emergency departments throughout catholic health will be offering holiday lunches during the week of Christmas.

Meal schedule is as follows:

Monday: Sisters of Charity Main Street Campus and Mount St. Mary’s Hospital

Tuesday: Kenmore Mercy Hospital

Wednesday: Mercy Hospital of Buffalo

Please note: Each campus will provide both lunch and dinner on the above days.

Download CHS 2020 Holiday Meals Flyer

TIME CHANGE! NYS EMS Agency Leadership and EMS Provider Briefing

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PLEASE NOTE: the original time was 4PM.  The meeting time has now changed to 5PM.  The meeting registration links are the same so it is NOT necessary to re-register.

The next EMS Agency Leadership and EMS Provider Briefing is scheduled for Wednesday, 16 December 2020 at 17:00 via Webex (see registration link below).

If you are planning to attend the EMS Agency Leadership and EMS Provider Briefing on Wednesday, 16 December 2020 and have a question or topic of discussion for one of the Bureau panelists, please complete the online form before 12:00 noon on the 16th so your question or topic of discussion will be ready: https://apps.health.ny.gov/pubpal/builder/survey/nys-covid-19-response-ems-agency

Please remember to register for the meeting:

Event number: 178 183 9145
Event password: BEMS2020

Program: COVID-19 EMS Agency Update
Program address: https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?PRID=a4f8f0b98ae2c467c4f50714977b0c26
Program registration password: The program has no registration password

Thank you for all that you do!

EMS STRONG!

Peter L. Brodie, BS, AEMT
Deputy Chief, Data and Informatics Unit
EMS Data Manager
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems

New York State Department of Health
875 Central Avenue
Albany, New York 12206

 

NYS EMS Agency Leadership and EMS Provider Briefing: Today at 4pm

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The next EMS Agency Leadership and EMS Provider Briefing is scheduled for Wednesday, 16 December 2020 at 16:00 via Webex (see registration link below).

If you are planning to attend the EMS Agency Leadership and EMS Provider Briefing on Wednesday, 16 December 2020 and have a question or topic of discussion for one of the Bureau panelists, please complete the online form before 12:00 noon on the 16th so your question or topic of discussion will be ready: https://apps.health.ny.gov/pubpal/builder/survey/nys-covid-19-response-ems-agency

Please remember to register for the meeting:

Event number: 178 183 9145
Event password: BEMS2020

Program: COVID-19 EMS Agency Update
Program address: https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?PRID=a4f8f0b98ae2c467c4f50714977b0c26
Program registration password: The program has no registration password

Thank you for all that you do!

EMS STRONG!

Peter L. Brodie, BS, AEMT
Deputy Chief, Data and Informatics Unit
EMS Data Manager
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems

New York State Department of Health
875 Central Avenue
Albany, New York 12206

 

CME Opportunity: Pediatric Emergency Preparedness Recorded Webinar Series

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The WRHEPC Pediatric Emergency Preparedness recorded webinar series provides a broad overview of potential care needs for the pediatric patient involved in an emergency/disaster situation. The recorded series includes information for medical, trauma and crisis response specific to the most vulnerable population in any emergency event, children.

Training Objectives:

  • Develop improved healthcare outcomes of our pediatric population by increasing quality of care through pediatric focused education for our community healthcare partners
  • Identify sentinel injuries and early recognition of child abuse
  • Apply the knowledge gained in airway management during pediatric respiratory emergencies, initial burn treatment, sepsis and mental health

Target Audience:
This recorded webinar series is targeted to a broad cross section of Hospital, Diagnostic and Treatment Center professionals, First Responders, Public Health and Emergency Managers that may be involved in any emergency situation requiring emergency response, medical care and short or long term clinical support of children

Download Pediatric Emergency Preparedness 2020 Seminar Information

2021 Field Triage Guidelines Revision: EMS Feedback Tool

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Invitation to Provide Feedback in 2021 Field Triage Guidelines Revision

The American College of Surgeons (ACS), with support from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is leading the revision of the 2011 Field Triage Guidelines. As a part of the revision process, the ACS seeks input on the current guidelines from a broad group of EMS stakeholders, at all levels and in all roles. To obtain insight into current use and perceived strengths and challenges of the current guidelines, the ACS has developed an EMS Stakeholder Feedback Tool.

The American College of Surgeons is requesting leadership from key partner organizations, not only use the link to provide feedback, but also forward this tool link onto your membership. To participate, please click HERE.

Data Exchange Incentive Program (DEIP) Information

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The Data Exchange Incentive Program is now available to EMS Agencies in New York State  

The Statewide Health Information for New York (SHIN-NY) was developed by New York State to allow for the electronic exchange of clinical information and connect healthcare professionals statewide. Since its fruition, the SHIN-NY has enabled collaboration and coordination of care to improve patient outcomes, reduce unnecessary and avoidable tests and procedures, and lower costs.

The document below contains more about this program, including an upcoming informational seminar.

Download the Data Exchange Incentive Program Informational Document

CME Opportunity: Safety and Violence Education (SAVE)

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Registration is open for a virtual instructor-led offering of Safety and Violence Education (SAVE) training.  This 4 hour webinar will occur on March 9, 2021 from 8:30am – 12:30pm.  Continuing education contact hours available as core or non-core portions of the NYS CME-Based Recertification program.   

Safety and Violence Education (SAVE) Training
March 9, 2021 (8:30am – 12:30pm)
ZOOM WEBINAR
Register Here FLRTC-SAVE-BP2-2021

Download SAVE Course Description