EMS Council Awards are due on May 1st.
Last year, the Bureau also created the NYS EMS Innovation Awards. The description is below and the link to submit is also attached. These award submissions are also due on May 1st.
NYS EMS Council Awards: https://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/ems/emsawards.htm
New York State EMS Innovation Awards:
Progressive ideas and forwarding thinking agencies have inspired change that has created system sustainability, recruitment, retention, alternative education models and so much more. EMS Agencies, REMSCOs, REMACs, Program Agencies and Course Sponsors over the past year have been implementing innovation throughout New York State achieving positive results and advancing the field of Emergency Medical Services. If you are an agency or know an agency that has solved a problem/gap using innovation, consider self-nomination or nomination of an agency to be one of the EMS Innovation Award recipients.
Innovation Award Categories:
Organizational Change Innovations: Innovations in system designs, agency sustainability, and facilitating organizational change.
Clinical Delivery Innovations: Innovations in clinical practices that are leading to positive patient outcomes and/or positive patient experiences.
Recruitment and Retention Innovations: Innovations in recruitment, onboarding, longevity, staff experience and/or staff satisfaction leading to gaining and retaining staff.
Educational Innovations: Innovations in education delivery models, student experience and/or community involvement.
To submit a nomination, please electronically submit your application via: https://apps.health.ny.gov/pubpal/builder/survey/vital-signs-ems-agency-innovatio
Eligibility: Must be a New York State EMS agency, that includes but is not limited to, an ambulance service, ALS-FR, BLS-FR, REMSCO, REMAC, Program Agency and/or Course Sponsor. All innovation submissions must be in compliance with New York State Public Health Law Article 30 and Title 10 of the New York Code Rules and Regulations. Any submission that does not meet this criteria will be ineligible.
EMS Conference Coordinator
NYS EMS Conference Vital Signs