The California EMS Authority (EMSA) has released a proposed addition to California Code of Regulations Title 22 Division 9 for public comment. The proposed chapter “7.1 ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Critical Care System Regulations” provides structure for Local EMS Agencies to implement organized systems of STEMI care within the EMS system, including minimum standards and data requirements which will be applicable statewide.
The proposed regulations are on the EMSA website here: http://www.emsa.ca.gov/public_commentand are open for comment through January 30, 2017. Some of the documents are attached to this message.
CVEMSA staff will review and comment as appropriate on these proposed regulations from the LEMSA perspective. CVEMSA also encourages stakeholders to review and comment directly to EMSA in the format provided on the EMSA website. Your direct input as individuals and agencies helps provide EMSA with the perspective of our system participants.
Please distribute this information as appropriate within your organizations and the stakeholder groups you represent, as well as any email distribution groups you maintain on behalf of the EMS Agency.