Emergency Medical Services Administrators' Association of California

Emergency Medical Services Administrators' Association of California

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Amicus Briefs Filed by California EMS Authority and EMSAAC in Orange County Case

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The California EMS Authority and EMSAAC have filed separate amicus briefs in an Orange County case involving interpretation of California EMS statute. Neither is party to a lawsuit filed in Federal District Court against twelve Orange County cities and CARE Ambulance, Inc. that alleged illegal anti-trust behavior regarding their emergency medical services. The court dismissed the action filed by AmeriCare MedServices, Inc. in favor of the defendant cities. AmeriCare has now filed a brief (see link below) with Ninth District Court of Appeals. The EMS Authority and EMSAAC submitted "friend of the court" briefs to inform a possible review of the case by the Appellate Court.

Save the Date: EMSAAC's 2018 Conference!

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Come join us in beautiful San Diego!

Reserve Your Place for the California EMS Awards Luncheon Now!

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Registration for the 2017 CA EMS Awards Ceremony and Luncheon is now open!
The event will take place on:
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 12:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Marines’ Memorial Club and Hotel, Commandant’s Ballroom
609 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 673-6672
 
Registration:
To register, visit https://2017caemsawards.eventbrite.com. Tickets may be purchased for $40 per person. Seating for this event is limited, and registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. We encourage you to visit our EMS Awards webpage http://www.emsa.ca.gov/awards for a list of this year’s award recipients, along with descriptions of their heroic acts for which they are being recognized.

NHTSA Video on Importance of EMS Data

EMS.govNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has produced a YouTube video on EMS Data. The video describes the importance of documentation and the use of EMS data. It is primarily intended for field  providers. To view this video, click on this link: EMS DATA VIDEO

2017 National Preparedness Report Available

department homeland securityThe National Preparedness Report is an annual requirement of The Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 and a key element of the National Preparedness System. The report evaluates and measures gains that individuals and communities, private and nonprofit sectors, faith-based organizations, and all levels of government have made in preparedness. It also identifies where challenges and opportunities for improvement remain. The 2017 National Preparedness Report focuses primarily on preparedness activities undertaken or reported during calendar year 2016 and summarizes progress in building, sustaining, and delivering the 32 core capabilities outlined in the National Preparedness Goal. For a copy of the report, click on:  2017 NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS REPORT

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