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EMS System of Care - Revised 07-03-2021

 

 

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EMS System Reports

Reports Category / Frequency                                                                                       Date Updated
Ambulance Patient Offload Time (APOT) / Monthly 02/13/2024
Ambulance Patient Offload Time (APOT) / Daily Ongoing / Real time
Hospital Diversion Reports / Monthly 02/13/2024
Monthly EMS Personnel Licensing / Certification    11/03/2023
Monthly Ambulance Inspections 11/03/2023

 

Notifications

Letter / Memo / Report              Date
#4933 Software for Hospital Destination 02/16/2024
#4882 Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting 1-3-24  CANCELLATION NOTICE 12/27/2023
#4880 Clarification of OCEMS Policy #310.96 12/20/2023
#4817 AEMT Application Closure 10/31/2023
#4754 Revision to EMS Fees - Effective 07.01.2024 10/16/2023
#4750 Ambulance RFP Public Opportunity 10/03/2023
#4752 Policy Update October 2023 09/27/2023
#4723 Trauma Coordinator Announcement 09/05/2023
#4722 NEMSIS v3.5 Transition - Final Implementation Guidance 09/01/2023
#4729 Orange County EMS DRAFT Policy Posted for Public Comment (Policy 510.00) 08/31/2023
#4715 Orange County EMS DRAFT Policy Posted for Public Comment (Policy 645.00) 08/31/2023
#4718 Shortage of Midazolam / Authorization for up to Six Months Past Expiration 08/24/2023
#4692 Revision to Maximum Emergency Ground Ambulance Rates - Effective July 1, 2023 07/31/2023
#4651 New Policies and Clarifications/Updates of Existing EMS Documents and NEMSIS v3.5 Transition Update 07/05/2023
#4638 NEMSIS v3.5 Transition Update #3 06/08/2023
#4633 Systems and Standards Chief Announcement 06/07/2023
#4568 New Policies and Clarifications/Updates of Existing EMS Documents 03/16/2023
#4550 EMS System Notice for CGMC ERC Designation Revocation 02/02/2023
#4539 Extension of Current OCEMS Policies and Directives for Managing Increasing APOTs and Diversion Hours 02/01/2023
#4530 Assistant EMS Director Announcement 01/10/2023
#4528 EMS Facilities Coordinator Announcement 01/10/2023
#4522 - NEMSIS v3.5 Implementation Plan 01/03/2023
#4520 - Maximum Ground Ambulance Rates  12/27/2022
#4514 - Payments by Check / Personnel Certification Processing 12/20/2022
#4477 - Refresher Memo Regarding EMS Interventions 12/05/2022
#4462 - Health Emergency Crisis from RSV in Orange County 11/03/2022
Press Release - Public Health Emergency Declaration and County Local State of Emergency 10/31/2022
Proclamation of a Local Health Emergency 10/31/2022
Health Officer Declaration of Public Health Emergency 10/31/2022
Press Release - Preventive Measures Against RSV Due to High Hospitalizations 10/29/2022
#4441 - ED Sat in ReddiNet 10/11/2022
#4427 - New Policies and Clarifications/Updates of Existing EMS Documents 09/07/2022
#4412 - PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD - Proposed Emergency Ambulance Rates Adjustment 08/17/2022
#4410 - Authorization to Bypass Hospitals with High APOT 08/16/2022
#4299 - BinaxNOW for Healthcare Memo 03/28/2022
#4296 - Additional 6 Month Delay in Designating Policy 300.30 as Mandatory 03/25/2022
#4292 - New Policies and Clarifications/Updates of Existing EMS Documents 03/17/2022
#4285 - Active Restricted EMT Certification Update 03/03/2022
#4284 - California Waiver Extension Through June 30, 2022 03/03/2022
#4283 - Active Restricted EMT Certification 03/02/2022
#4260 - Reauthorization of Ambulance Diversion  02/08/2022
#4246 - Clarifications to Ambulance Memo #4212 01/18/2022
#4245 - Lifting Suspension for SNRC Designation - Saddleback Memorial 01/14/2022
#4212 - Temporary Suspension of Diversion and Actions to Reduce APOTs 12/29/2021
#4190 - Shortage of Epinephrine Pre-filled Syringes 12/20/2021
#4178 - Immediate Suspension of SNRC Designation - Saddleback Memorial 12/15/2021
#4165 - Emergency Ambulance - IFT-ALS (In Service) 11/18/2021
#4151 - Mandatory Diversion for Long APOTs 11/04/2021
#4079 - EMS Chief Pharmacist Announcement 10/25/2021
#4138 - Emergency Ambulance - IFT-ALS 10/19/2021
#4124 - New Policies and Clarifications of Existing EMS Documents 10/01/2021
#4120 - Proposed Emergency Medical Services Provider Fees 10/01/2021
#4085 - EMT Renewal and Training Program Update 08/26/2021
#4078 - Health Emergency Management Section Chief Announcement 08/20/2021
#4073 - Medical / Health Resource Requests 08/06/2021
#4071 - Voluntary Actions Needed to Improve Ambulance Patient Offload Times (APOT) and Ambulance Diversion Hours 08/04/2021
#4035 - New Policies and Clarifications/Updates of Existing EMS Documents 06/29/2021
#3950 - Clarifications and Updates of Existing EMS Documents 03/19/2021

To view archived notifications  (EMS System letters/memos),  click here.    To view archived MHOAC Reports, click here

 

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