EMS medical director

EMS medical director

the physician advisor, consultant, or officer who provides oversight of the system of hospital emergency responders delivering medical care outside the hospital.
See also: EMS medical direction.

EMS medical director

The physician responsible for ensuring and evaluating the appropriate level of quality of care throughout an EMS system.
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Northwestern Medicine will be at the tournament around the clock to support not only these world-class golfers but also the more than 125,000 spectators who are expected to attend," said Michael Peters, MD, an emergency medicine physician and EMS medical director at Lake Forest Hospital.
CASE FACTS: Robert Dempsey, a former Polk County EMS paramedic, brought suit for libel and slander against the Polk County EMS Director, Sandra Halford, and the Polk County EMS Medical Director, Alison Van Frank (collectively "defendants").
265 requires an EMS medical director to establish a quality assurance committee for the purpose of providing for quality assurance review of all EMTs and paramedics.
Kearney and executive director of San Francisco General Hospital Managed Care Programs and has served as an ED and EMS medical director.
The beauty of this product is its simplicity," said Robert Tober, MD, FACEP and Collier County EMS Medical Director since 1979.
Gordon's report identifies him as a licensed physician who has practiced in Bexar County and has specialized in emergency medicine for the past twenty years; he has supervised the emergency medicine education of medical students and emergency medical technicians for the past twenty years in South Texas, and he has served as the EMS medical director for the last thirteen years.
One of the first physicians to integrate ultrasound into first responder vehicles, Dave Spear, MD, EMS Medical Director, Odessa, Texas, said, "Working for the Odessa fire department, I have spent the last 10 years training paramedics on how to use ultrasound in the pre-hospital setting.
Florida's strengths in the former include a funded state EMS medical director and triage and destination policies for both stroke and heart attack patients.
Joe Nelson, State EMS Medical Director for Florida, which stocks CYANOKIT([R]) in emergency medical service and fire vehicles.
I totally endorse the role of intraosseous access," stated Keith Wesley, State EMS medical director and chairman of the National EMS Board.
The state did not report funding for a state EMS medical director position.