Performance Improvement

Fotolia_49703338_Subscription_Monthly_XXLThe Central Shenandoah Emergency Medical Services Council‘s Performance Improvement Committee (PI) and Trauma Performance Improvement Committee (TPI), under direction of its Medical Control Review Committee (MCRC), is responsible for assuring and improving the quality of pre-hospital medical care within CSEMS region, and for monitoring compliance with the region’s Trauma Triage Plan for both field-to-hospital and inter-hospital transfer of trauma patients.

The objectives of the Committee are to conduct regional quality assurance and encourage local agency medical incident reviews as required by state regulation; collect patient care statistics to evaluate system effectiveness and identify trends; and provide constructive feedback on medical quality improvement to all hospital and out-of-hospital EMS professionals within the CSEMS Council region.

PI Topics for 2017

  • Advanced airway management
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Stroke triage
  • Trauma triage guidelines
  • Trauma patient disposition
  • Intravenous Access
PI Data Submission Spreadsheet (effective 1-1-17) (0.1 MiB, 144 downloads)

Regional Performance Improvement Template

The Region Performance Improvement Template is intended to assist EMS agencies in developing a written Quality Management program to ensure the highest quality of prehospital care is consistently delivered to all patients within the Central Shenandoah EMS Council region.  Virginia Office of EMS regulations require an EMS agency have an ongoing Quality Management Program designed to objectively, systematically and continuously monitor, assess and improve the quality and appropriateness of care provided by the agency.

Regional Performance Improvement Template (0.1 MiB, 890 downloads)

PI Committee Meeting Minutes

PI Related Downloads

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