Monthly Archives: July 2019

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critical care education day

LifeNet of New York Presents Critical Care Education Day

LifeNet of New York will be hosting a Critical Care Education Day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, September 6! The event will take place at Del Lago Resort & Casino in Waterloo, NY. Admission costs $5 per person and includes food for the day, a post-conference social […]

EMS Bureau Urges Agencies to Check for Recalled Aluminum Regulator

Please see the note and document below for important recall information: The Bureau was recently advised of an explosion and fire caused by an FDA recalled aluminum regulator on a portable tank while an ambulance was transferring the patient to a hospital emergency room on Sunday in the lower Hudson […]

NYS Announces Implementation Process for BLS Protocols

Please read the following letter from Bureau of EMS and Trauma Systems Director Ryan Greenberg: Dear EMS Agency Administrator: The Department had previously advised that the Statewide Basic Life Support Adult and Pediatric Treatment Protocols, 2019 Version 1.0 (2019 BLS Protocols), that were released on April 12, 2019, would become effective […]

NYS NEMSIS 3.4.0 Transition EMS Agency Update #1

To:        EMS Agency Executive Directors, Operations Directors, Chiefs, Captains, Quality Improvement Chairs Re:         NEMSIS 3.4.0 2019 – 01 Data Update The Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems has collaborated with regional program agencies to develop documentation standards for NEMSIS 3.4.0 over the course of the last 36 months.  […]

A Message from the Bureau on NYS NEMSIS 3.40 Transition for emsCharts Agencies

To: EMS Agency Executive Directors, Operations Directors, Chiefs, Captains, Quality Improvement Chairs Re: NEMSIS 3.4.0 2019 – 01 emsCharts Agencies Update The Bureau has been in regular communication with the development staff at emsCharts and together we advise the following: emsCharts has worked diligently to implement the changes needed to […]

samaritan

Samaritan Clinics Receive NYS PCMH 2017 Annual Recognition

As of July 7, 2019, Samaritan Medical Center’s eight primary care clinics received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a NYS Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practice at the 2017 standard, the most recent standard available. This recognition is given to practices in NYS that meet a […]

e-cigarettes

Regional Health In Focus: Tobacco and E-Cigarettes

Tobacco Use… ..might be on the decline in the United States, but cigarette smoking is still the leading cause of preventable death and disability across the country. More than 16 million Americans have a disease caused by smoking. 1 In the North Country, 1 out of 6 adults smoke cigarettes, […]

child & adolescent health associates

Child & Adolescent Health Associates Receives NYS PCMH 2017 Recognition

On June 19, 2019, Child & Adolescent Health Associates received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a NYS Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practice at the 2017 standard, the most recent standard available.   This recognition is given to practices in NYS that meet a rigorous set […]

Employment Opportunities at Canton Rescue Squad

Canton Rescue Squad is currently looking for experienced full-time, part-time and per-diem EMT-Bs, AEMTs, AEMT-CCs and paramedics. Canton Rescue Squad Inc. provides emergency 911 response in the greater Canton area, and inter-facility transports from all hospitals in St. Lawrence County and other regional hospitals on a case-by-case basis, to numerous […]