Work Groups

Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) Work Group


The Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) Work Group is made up of representatives from the Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) in the county that participate in the County EMD program.  This group is responsible for QI review of EMD calls, reviewing the EMD Guide Cards to ensure they are accurate and up to date and to provide feedback to the EMS Agency when EMD system problems are discovered. 

The EMD Work Group is not open to the public.

Meeting Schedule: As needed.

Quality Improvement Work Group
 

The Quality Improvement Work Group, functioning under the direction and supervision of the EMS Agency Medical Director or designee, is responsible to advise on QI activities and system-wide QI issues in accordance with EMS Agency policies and procedures and California Evidence Code Section 1157.
The Quality Improvement Work Group is not open to the public.

Meeting Schedule: Every other month on the third Thursday at 9am.

STEMI System Work Group


The STEMI System Work Group is a multidisciplinary group comprised of representatives from the STEMI Receiving Center(s), STEMI Referral Hospitals, community physicians, and prehospital agencies.  The objective of the work group is to evaluate and improve the process and the outcome of the following system components:

  • Compliance with applicable regulations
  • Public information, education and cardiac health programs
  • Receive information regarding the STEMI system and cardiac care from providers, hospitals, the medical community and public

The STEMI System Work Group is not open to the public.

Meeting Schedule: Meets twice per year.

Stroke Work Group

Information coming soon.

Trauma Advisory Group (TAG)


The Trauma Advisory Group (TAG) is a multidisciplinary group comprised of representatives from the Trauma and public consumer.  The objective of the work group is to evaluate and improve the process and the outcome of trauma care in the County of SLO EMS System. The group advises the EMS Agency on the following trauma system components:

  • Development and modification of the County of SLO Trauma Plan, policies and procedures
  • The evaluation of trauma center designation(s)
  • System performance evaluation through data collection and quality improvement programs
  • Compliance with applicable regulations
  • Public information, education and injury prevention programs
  • Receive information regarding the trauma system and trauma care from providers, hospitals, the medical community and public

TAG is not open to the public.

Meeting Schedule: Three times per year. 

Image Trend Work Group

Information coming soon.