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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agencies

 

MECKLENBURG EMS - CHARLOTTE, NC

Mecklenburg County covers a 524 square mile region and is inclusive of the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. Mecklenburg County has a population of nearly 920,000 people of which 29% are under the age of 21. Medic is a municipal agency overseen by a Board of Commissioners comprised of representatives from two local healthcare systems and the County. The organization transports people to nine paramedic-receiving hospitals. Medic emergently treats over 87,000 people per year, 15% of which are under the age of 21.

Members, Mecklenburg Field Provider Advisory Committee

The members of the EMSA Field Provider Advisory Committee are all EMS providers, have an interest in EMS research and have previously participated in prehospital research. They have experience with all aspects of EMS study development including prehospital randomized clinical trials. They are supervised by Steven Vandeventer, the committee chair.

  • Anna McCarley
  • Andrew Wooten
  • Hillary Ramsey

 

HOUSTON EMS - HOUSTON, TX

The City of Houston’s EMS system is composed of a single Fire Department that covers a 600 square mile region. The Houston Fire Department responds to over 220,000 calls per year resulting in approximately 170,000 transports. Approximately 14% of their patients are children. Forty percent of pediatric calls originate in the home, and 44% are injury related. The agency is a two-tiered fire-based system comprised of 3,500 providers, all trained as firefighters.  The majority of city’s pediatric patients are transported to the University of Texas or Texas Children’s Hospital (an affiliate of the Baylor College of Medicine).

 

Members, Houston Field Provider Advisory Committee

The members of the EMSA Field Provider Advisory Committee are all EMS providers, have an interest in EMS research and have previously participated in prehospital research. They have experience with all aspects of EMS study development including prehospital randomized clinical trials. They are supervised by Derrick Clay, the committee chair.

  • Thomas Madigan
  • Tyler Miller
  • Shelby Walker
  • Cameron Wood

 

MILWAUKEE COUNTY EMS - MILWAUKEE, WI

The Milwaukee County EMS serves an area composed of 19 municipalities, covering 241 square miles. The agency is made up of 12 municipal fire departments, who all share common protocols and provide care under the same medical director.  The EMS system emergently treats over 40,000 people per year, 10% of which are under the age of 21 years. Milwaukee County EMS transports patients to 15 affiliated paramedic-receiving hospitals which participate in the Milwaukee Emergency Medicine Research Consortium, an experienced and proven research association that provides continued research interventions, monitoring, follow-up, and/or hospital medical record review for patients entered in out-of-hospital trials.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members, Milwaukee Field Provider Advisory Committee

The members of the EMSA Field Provider Advisory Committee are all EMS providers, have an interest in EMS research and have previously participated in prehospital research. They have experience with all aspects of EMS study development including prehospital randomized clinical trials. They are supervised by Jerry Biggart, the committee chair.

  • Steve Bane
  • Jeremy Blair
  • Linda Mattrisch
  • Kenneth Sternig

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