EMMCO News


How Low Can U Go - Health & Wellness Project

Let's Get Healthy Together! Join in this year's regional health & wellness program. EMS teams of 2 - 10 individuals need to be registered by Jan. 27, 2014. First weigh in is Monday, February 3, 2014 and ends April 21, 2014. Download Entry Form   Rules   Flyer


Posted: 1/13/2014


2014 Exam Schedule Announced

The 2014 Psychomotor Exam schedules for 4 western PA regional councils has been release. Click Here


Posted: 12/17/2013


EmergyCare Receives Statewide EMS Agency Award

Saturday evening, PEHSC announced the 2013 Statewide EMS Awards.  The 2013 Large Agency Division EMS Agency of the Year is EmergyCare. Congratulations to EmergyCare for this accomplishment.


Posted: 11/25/2013


EMS Systems Act Regulations

Pa's EMS System Act's regulations are now published.  April 10, 2014 is when most take effect. Download Here


Posted: 10/11/2013


Annual Report Released FY 12-13

EMMCO West Board of Directors have released fiscal year 12-13 annual report.


Posted: 9/16/2013


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 http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/hospital/14149/primary_stroke_center/1216488 


Posted: 9/5/2013


IRRC passes EMS Regulations

Pa's Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) has approved the final draft of the Act 37 Rules & Regulations.  Act 37 was signed into Law in July 2009.  The approval of the regulations will allow the Commonwealth of Pa to fully implement the law. While some aspects of the law are already in effect, the majority of the law will be implemented in 180 days after they appear in the PA Bulletin.  EMMCO West will be conducting town hall meetings in the upcoming months to provide more information. Download Final Regulations


Posted: 8/22/2013


Lifeline 2013 Summer Edition

Lifeline 2013 Summer Edition download (PDF)


Posted: 8/21/2013


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  support@emmco.org


Posted: 7/2/2013


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