Montana — State Partnership

Jan. 1, 1995 - March 31, 2022

Grant Number
H33MC06692
Project Overview
The mission of the EMSC Program is to reduce child and youth mortality and morbidity caused by severe illness or trauma. EMS for Children aims to ensure that:
- state of the art emergency medical care is available for the ill and injured child or adolescent;
- pediatric service is well integrated into an emergency medical service system backed by optimal resources; and
- the entire spectrum of emergency services, including primary prevention of illness and injury, acute care, and rehabilitation, is provided to children and adolescents as well as adults, no matter where they live, attend school or travel.
Montana EMSC’s Program focuses on:
- Strengthening Montana’s Pediatric Readiness
- Increasing the number of Montana Hospitals that are formally recognized as a Pediatric Prepared or a Pediatric Capable Facility.
- Increasing Montana’s Emergency Medical Services Prehospital pediatric capabilities.
Institution
Department of Public Health and Human Services, Public Health & Safety Division, EMS & Trauma Systems Program
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Regions

HRSA

8

EMSC

IRECC

HPP

8

NASEMSO

Western Plains

Contacts

Name Role(s) Phone Email
Joe Hanson
  • FAN
jhansen1949@gmail.com
Janet Miller
  • FAN
majesticview@frontiernet.net
Robin Suzor, AS, BS
  • Program Manager
(406) 444-0901 rsuzor@mt.gov

Disseminations

Title Type Publication/Event Published/Presented Identifier Details
EMS PECCs: Tempt, Train, or Shame Your Way to Success Presentation 2019 National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference & NACCHO 2020 Preparedness Summit 2019
Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinators in Montana's EMS Agencies Poster 2019 EMSC All Grantee Meeting 2019