General News

Primary Stroke Centers Identified

Effective July 28, 2012, Act 54, Pennsylvania's Primary Stroke Center designation legislation was enacted.  Reference Statewide Protocols 706 and 181. UPMC Hamot, St. Vincent Hospital, Meadville Medical Center, & UPMC Northwest (Statewide Centers) have been identifed as Primary Stroke Centers within the EMMCO West region.

 New PA Department of Health Primary Stroke Center Page 

Posted: 9/5/2013

IRRC Releases Final Regulations Draft

Go to IRRC Regulations Draft Final . The final draft of Act 37 regulations are identified, along with the timeline of the process.

Posted: 7/18/2013

Richard Gibbons, Jr. New BEMS Director

 Newly appointed BEMS Director Richard Gibbons, Jr (Dick) and Martin Raniowski (Deputy Secretary of Health) conversing at Symposium 2013.  Congrats to Dick on his appointment as PA Department of Health's BEMS Director.

Posted: 7/17/2013

New Coned Office Operation Specialist

 EMMCO West welcomes Coned Office Operation Specialist - Kaylen Redmond

Posted: 7/2/2013

EMMCO West's Utility Response Vehicle

Crawford County Commissioners & LEPC recently approved the transfer of their utility truck to EMMCO West.                                     EMMCO West plans to use the utility truck to support emergency preparedness operations within the region. Article  

Posted: 6/21/2013

Coned-Office Operations Specialist

Coned-Office Operations Specialist - Part Time M/F, Phone - online customer service liaison, data processing, EMS & office experience preferred.  Resume and letter of intent to Executive Director, EMMCO West, Suite 101, 16271 Conneaut Lake Rd, Meadville, PA  16335. Submission 6/17/13, EOE. Description   Job Description


Posted: 6/3/2013

Meadville Medical Center - Recognized Stroke Center

Meadville Medical Center is recognized as a State Recognized Stroke Center. MMC joins UPMC Hamot, St. Vincent Health Center, and UPMC Northwest as recognized PA Stroke Centers.

Posted: 5/15/2013

Camp EMS Allegheny College

 Spaces remain in Camp EMS. June 2013 (June 23-28) EmergyCare is coordinating an EMS Camp for 14 - 17 year olds interested in the EMS healthcare industry. Click Here for program registration.  Camp will be held at Allegheny College, Meadville, PA

Posted: 5/13/2013

ALS Provider Medical Command Authorization Form

PA DOH Bureau of EMS has released a revised ALS Provider Medical Command Authorization Form for use by ALS personnel-EMS agencies.

Posted: 4/29/2013

Erie SeaWolves Night

Join EMMCO West, Inc. and the Erie SeaWolves for EMS Appreciation Night at Jerry Uht Park!  On Friday, May 3, 2013, come out for a night of baseball and fireworks.  Please click here to download the flyer and get the ticket order form.

Posted: 4/17/2013

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