Maine EMS QI Committee Summary

The State QI Committee meets on the third Wednesday of every month beginning at 1:00 pm in the DeChamplain Conference Room at the Maine EMS office in Augusta. These meetings are open to the public and EMS providers are welcome to attend. The list of QI Committee members, as well as access to past minutes, can be found at this link: http://www.maine.gov/ems/boards/qa_and_i_committee/index.html

The State QI committee has wrapped up the Patient refusal audit, which resulted in very interesting data that was mailed to services at the end of last year and some excellent educational videos that have been uploaded to the MEMSEd site.

The next audit topic is spine injury management, and the criteria for the audit is being developed as we publish this newsletter. Stay tuned for more information!