Rhode Island — Targeted Issue

PEDI-STAT-A Model for the Coordination of EMS for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Oct. 1, 1996 - Aug. 31, 1999

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Project Overview
Goals: (1) develop a functional model for regional emergency medical services (EMS) systems that coordinates emergency care of children with special health needs (CSHN), emphasizing communication, education, and cooperation among families, primary care and specialty physicians, local EMS providers, hospitals, and regional 911 centers; and (2) promote a family-centered approach to emergency care for CSHN by facilitating networking among parents of CSHN.
Rhode Island Department of Health
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Name Role(s) Phone Email
Peter Leary, RN, MA, EMT-C
  • Principal Investigator