Regional Committees

Our Regional Committees

Provide Oversight.  Review Policy. Create Programs. Recommend Change.

Improving Our Community.

Medical Advisory Committee

  • Provider physician oversight
  • Advises the Regional Medical Director on issues related to medical control and accountability.
  • Provides general medical guidance to the EHSF Board of Directors, Advisory Council, Staff and/or other EHSF committees.

Prehospital Operations Committee

  • Evaluates regional EMS system’s operational policies, with comments and suggestions forwarded to the EHSF Board of Directors.
  • Reviews the prehospital equipment policies and makes recommendations for changes.
  • Provides a forum for new ideas, and the future of EMS, such as manpower, professionalism, nonemergency tasks, and EMS Management.
  • Reviews EMS system problems, which may adversely affect patient care or systems operations.

Regional Communications Committee

  • Evaluates the regional EMS communications system.
  • Develops and reviews emergency medical communications operating protocols for Advisory Council approval.
  • Develops the Regional Telecommunication plans for Advisory Council approval.
  • Provides a forum to discuss common communications problem issues and develop resolutions.
  • Advises the Emergency Health Services Federation Advisory Council in matters requiring the expertise of this committee.

Education Committee

  • Evaluate the delivery and effectiveness of our education programs and report findings to the EHSF Advisory Council.
  • Review the content of current educational programs and recommend new or revised content.
  • Development of new, creative instructional programs.
  • Trend the success and fail rates for all initial certification programs.
  • Evaluate Regional Testing Processes.

Quality Assurance Committee

  • Prioritize current quality initiatives and activities.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in the EMS system and use the respective information to:
  • Provide better patient care
  • Create processes to:
    • Increase efficiency among the EMS agencies
    • Share system-wide data to enhance the EMS system
  • Compare regional data to state and national standards.
  • Provide recommendations for improvement to the other regional committees, such as Medical Advisory Committee, Prehospital Operations Committee, Education Committee, and Regional Communications Committee.
  • Assist EMS agencies with a service level quality assurance program.