Prehospital & Transportation

The Prehospital & Transportation Committee is responsibility for the development, review and updating of Regional Patient Care Procedures (PCP).  The committee reviews recommended minimum /maximum numbers, levels and types of verified EMS prehospital agencies as recommended by the county EMS/TC council prior and if appropriate, provides recommendation to the Regional Council.  If the Regional Council approves the recommendation, it then provides recommendation to the EMS & Trauma Steering Committee and the DOH and if approved, the East Region EMS & Trauma Strategic Plan is updated and submitted for approval and posted on the DOH website.  The change to the county min/max numbers becomes official at that time.  There is a very formal process to be followed in order to change min/max numbers, levels and types of pre-hospital services.

Meeting Schedule
Date:  2nd Wednesday of every month
Time:  9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location:  Saint Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute
Conference Rooms LL1 & LL2

Mike Lopez, Committee Chair
Integrated Medical Services
Spokane City Fire


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