Emergency Medical Services

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May 2022 Regional Updates and Happy EMS Week!

On behalf of all of us here at Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization and the Program Agency, we wish you a Safe and Happy EMS Week! To: North Country EMS Agencies Date: May 16, 2022 From: Ann Smith, Director RE: Regional Update HAPPY EMS WEEK Thank you for all […]

Upcoming CME and ADDITIONAL CME next week at Clarkson University!!

Good Afternoon, Clarkson University’s Lewis School of Health Sciences is happy to announce a “Thank You” to all our emergency medical first responders with an ADDITIONAL FREE night of Continuing Medical Education (CME) on May 18th! Starting at 6:30 PM on the top floor of Old Main, 55 Main Street, Clarkson University, we will […]

New York Ambulance Medicaid Match Program Webinar

Proposed NYS legislation could increase Medicaid reimbursement for volunteer and non-profit ambulance services. Jim Downey Editor, PULSE Newsletter Coeditor, BLANKET newsletter NYS Volunteer Ambulance & Rescue Association www.nysvara.org______theblanket@nysvara.org Attention EMS Service Leaders: As we are sure you know the Medicaid reimbursement rate falls far short of the cost of providing […]

Challenging Documentation Scenario Requests

Attention EMS Agency Leaders | EMS Providers | Agency or Regional Medical Directors The statewide Data and Informatics Team is currently completing the updated documentation standard and the Data Dictionary.  In preparation for this, and the  next two documentation standard updates (one final update on 3.4.0 and the following is […]


Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. STOP THE BLEED® is a national campaign that was created to better prepare the public to save lives by raising awareness of basic actions to stop life-threatening bleeding during an emergency. It was initiated by a federal workgroup […]