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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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.
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.
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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.
There are several problems that contribute to a lack of clarity in this realm, primarily: a) the EMS service is under the direction of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, b) the Emergency Medical Technicians are licensed by the Board of Medical Examiners, as are the EMS Medical Directors, and, c) nurses are licensed under the Board of Nursing.
Overton is a faculty member of the Emergency Medical Department of the Medical College of Virginia and the National EMS Medical Directors Course, National Association of EMS Physicians.