Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice Medical Services Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.


University of Massachusetts Medical School, Albert Sherman Center, Room AS6-2072, 55 Lake Avenue North, S2-343, Worcester, MA 01655

Overview of Medical Services Committee Meeting

The Medical Services Committee advises the Emergency Medical Care Advisory Board (EMCAB) and the Department of Public Health (DPH) on the clinical issues in EMS.

Meeting Minutes


  • Acceptance of Minutes: June 8, 2018 meeting
  • OEMS Update
  • Old Business
    • MAI special project data. Discussion and vote
  • New Business
    • Articles on epi and intubation in arrest.  Informational.
    • Statutory privilege in peer review.  Discussion.
    • Termination of resuscitation.  Discussion.
    • Membership of the committee.  New EMSC rep & replacement for one retiring MD member.  Discussion and vote.
    • IFT educational package from Region 2 for possible adoption.  Discussion and vote.
    • Atrial fibrillation 3.2 – diltiazem for HR <150 as paramedic S/O? Discussion and vote.
    • 100% QA for critical procedures (which?)?  Discussion and vote.
    • LVAD protocol update.  Discussion and vote.
    • Future direction (degree of detail) for cardiac arrest protocol.  Discussion and vote.

    Next Meeting:  October 12, 2018; MEMA in Framingham.

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