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EMSC EMS Performance Measure Reassessment Response Rate Exceeds 82% Nationwide
On June 1, 2013, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau began conducting a reassessment of Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) performance measures 71, 72, and 73. Each state is required to participate in the re-assessment and has a three-month window to collect the data. That three-month Read more..
Preliminary Agenda Now Available for 2014 EMSC Program Meeting
The preliminary agenda and logistics fact sheet are now available for the 2014 Emergency Medical Services for Children Program being held Tuesday, July 29 through Friday, August 1, 2014, at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. The theme for this year's meeting is: Read more..
PECARN Publishes on Validation of TBI Prediction Rules
Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) Principal Investigator Lise Nigrovic, MD, and colleagues published "Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network Head Injury Clinical Prediction Rules Are Reliable in Practice" in the January 2014 issue of Archives of Read more..
EMSC Releases SPROC Logic Model to Guide Program Activities
The EMSC Program recently released the SPROC Logic Model to help guide program planning, management, and evaluation activities. The Logic Model was developed in consultation with State Partnership Regionalization of Care (SPROC) grantees to ensure comprehensive representation of all SPROC Program partners Read more..
State Partnership Town Hall Conference Call
Starting at 4:00pm (eastern), the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau will host an EMSC State Partnership Town Hall Conference Call. All State Partnership grantees are highly encouraged to attend. To participate in the call, dial 1-866-823-9065 and enter passcode 1346468#.
April 9, 2014
EMSC SPROC Grantee Conference Call
The EMSC Program conducts quarterly conference calls for EMSC State Partnership Regionalization of Care (SPROC) grantees. To participate in a conference call, dial the Health Resources and Services Administration's conference line at (877) 718-9201 and enter meeting code: 97107775#.
March 19, 2014 (starting at 2:00 pm Eastern)
National EMS for Children Day Promotional Materials
Mark your calendars! National EMS for Children Day is Wednesday, May 21. To help with promotional efforts, Save-the-Date artwork, including social media graphics, web banners, email badges, and a postcard, are now available for download. In addition to the artwork, there are many resources available to help target your celebration activities to key audiences, including employees, healthcare providers, parents, children, and others.
Health Policy News
The March 2014 issue of This Month in Health Policy News is now available for download. The report includes federal and state policy-related news items on emergency care and readiness, child and adolescent health, public health prevention efforts, health insurance, and federal and state budget issues, among other current and emerging topics.