EMS Peer Review Committee
Meeting Schedule: As called
Meeting Location: EMS Center
Contact Person and Phone: Dr. David Kaminski 336-538-7050
Purpose: Ensure that a medical review committee as referenced in G.S. 143-518(a)(5), or sub-committee thereof, analyzes system data to evaluate the ongoing quality of patient care and medical direction within the system; use information gained from system data analysis to make recommendations regarding the content of educational programs for EMS personnel; review treatment protocols of the EMS System and make recommendations to the medical director for changes; and establish a written procedure to guarantee reviews for EMS personnel temporarily suspended by the medical director. Requirements for membership: Physicians, nurses, medical facility personnel such as pharmacists or respiratory therapists, EMS educators, County government officials, and EMS providers. G.S. 143-508(b) and 143-509(12). Established: February 17, 2003.