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NASEMSO Supports New National EMSC Innovation & Improvement Center
(06/10/16) NASEMSO is pleased to announce that beginning July 1, 2016, an Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Innovation and Improvement Center (EIIC) will be launched to oversee and develop new initiatives to optimize and improve pediatric emergency care nationwide. NASEMSO will collaborate in this effort as a key stakeholder, along with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA).
A long-time EMSC advocate, NASEMSO will provide expertise and assistance with EIIC activities through its Pediatric Emergency Care Council (PECC) to foster QI collaboratives, establish a National Pediatric ED Facility Recognition program for states, and to improve pediatric readiness through pediatric equipment, training, QI process and systems improvement.
“NASEMSO remains committed to the EMSC program and is excited about the EIIC collaboration between Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s,” stated Paul Patrick, NASEMSO President. “This partnership will re-enforce the EMSC program and augment the support system for State Partnership Program Managers. NASEMSO believes, as we work together, this new quality improvement focused system will help improve patient care for pediatrics across this country.”
NASEMSO Was Represented at the June FirstNet PSAC Meeting in San Diego
(06/07/16) The FirstNet Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) is the primary advisor to FirstNet on how the nationwide public safety broadband network should be built. NASEMSO was represented at the meeting, held June 6, 2016, in San Diego, California. For more information, go to www.FirstNet.gov.
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NAEMT Releases Results from National Survey on Data Collection
(07/25/16) The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) has released the results from its 2016 National Survey on Data Collection, Use and Exchange in EMS. More than 2,400 members representing EMS practitioners, managers, data managers and medical directors from a wide variety of agency sizes and types responded to the survey.
Federal Interagency Committee on EMS to Hold Meeting on Aug. 4, 2016, to Discuss MUCC Pilot Update
(07/25/16) The Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services (FICEMS) invites you to attend its next meeting on Aug. 4, 2016, 1:00-3:00 p.m. EDT. The full agenda is available online. Please register online no later than Aug. 2, 2016. The meeting will be held at the NHTSA Office of Emergency Medical Services, Washington, DC. The agenda will include: updates and reports from various committees; a draft of the FICEMS interagency process for rapid coordination on health emergencies and statement on responder mental health; Model Uniform Core Criteria for Mass Casualty Incident Triage (MUCC) Instructional Guidelines pilot update; discussion of the revision of the EMS Agenda for the Future; and an update on the opioid overdose epidemic. The meeting is open to the general public; however, online pre-registration is highly encouraged.
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Weather the Storm with the New FEMA App
(06/21/16) With hurricane season continuing through Nov. 30, the FEMA App is an essential tool to help your family weather the storm, nationwide. Receive weather alerts from the National Weather Service for up to five different locations anywhere in the United States. Learn what to do before, during and after emergencies with safety tips. Share disaster damage photos on a verified photo-sharing platform. Prepare ahead of time with an emergency kit checklist and safety reminders. Get directions to open shelters and where to talk to FEMA in person. Nearly half a million Americans already have the FEMA app. Be prepared and download free on the App Store or Google Play.
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