EMSC Grants Database

EMSC Stakeholders Research State Partnerships

Welcome to our searchable database of all EMSC grants. Below you will find all current and historical grants organized by state. By clicking on a state, you will access all grants (Targeted Issues, State Partnership, SPROC, PECARN) issued to that state. Under each grant you will find:

The database is also searchable by keyword, grant type or state. We are committed to keeping our database as current as possible. If you notice a needed update or error, please contact us.

Texas — State Partnership
EMSC State Partnership Texas
Jan. 1, 1991 - March 31, 2022

The goals of this project are to increase the use of the NEMSIS data collection system among EMS agencies; to develop a standardized system to acknowledge hospital readiness to care for pediatric patients that encompasses established standards and EMSC performance measures; to improve the number of hospitals that have written …

Texas — Targeted Issue
Improving Primary Care Physician Education and Involvement in EMS
Aug. 1, 1995 - July 31, 1997

Goals (1) improve EMSC awareness and involvement through an EMSC curriculum developed and presented by pediatric emergency medicine fellows and faculty for senior level pediatric and family practice residents; (2) prepare a package of written materials for residents and practitioners to facilitate their abilities to equip local ambulances, offices, and …

Award amount: $232192.00

Texas — Targeted Issue
EMSC: A Model for Knowledge Transfer and Utilization to the Yet Uncommitted
Oct. 1, 1995 - Sept. 30, 1998

Goals: (1) encourage the establishment of committees on pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) in all appropriate chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP); (2) organize priorities from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report to the Nation on EMSC as described in the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) 5-year plan …

Award amount: $359667.00

Texas — Targeted Issue
Outcomes-Based Office Practice Emergency Self Assessment Tool
Oct. 1, 1997 - Sept. 30, 1999

This project describes a method for determining the preparation, skills, drugs, and equipment necessary to provide the optimum outcome for the management of office practice pediatric emergencies. The project will test the hypothesis that the skills, equipment, and drugs necessary for an emergency-prepared office practice are dependent on three factors: …

Award amount: $150000.00

Texas — Targeted Issue
Pediatric Emergency Department (ED) Use of an Asthma Educational Intervention to Improve Quality of Care
Sept. 1, 2007 - Aug. 31, 2010

The objective of the project is to provide evidence for a high-quality ED-based asthma intervention by determining the impact of ED-based education on the systems for asthma care delivery that include the ED, the primary care physician, and the families of children with acute asthma exacerbations. The goals of this …

Award amount: $598645.00

Texas — Targeted Issue
Diagnostic Signatures in Febrile Infants
Sept. 1, 2007 - June 30, 2009

Infants with fever commonly present to the ED. Most febrile infants have non-bacterial infections, but 6-10% have severe bacterial infections. Current diganostic methods are not precise. We propose studying a new method to improve the diagnosis of febrile infants in the PECARN network. Goals: (1) educate and train a core …

Award amount: $305633.00

Texas — Targeted Issue
Educational Pediatric Pain Management Program for the EMT-P
Sept. 1, 2008 - Aug. 31, 2011

The effects of untreated pain in children are well documented in the literature. However, pain assessment (PA) and pain management (PM) remains inadequate, particularly in children. Education of emergency medical technicians-paramedics shows promise in improving PA and PM in children. The goals of this project are to (1) implement a …

Award amount: $472694.00

Texas — Targeted Issue
Integrating Evidence-Based Pediatric Prehospital Protocols into Practice
Sept. 1, 2010 - Aug. 31, 2013

The overall aim of this project is to create a statewide infrastructure for the development, implementation, and measurement of outcomes of evidence-based pediatric prehospital protocols in a state with independently functioning Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems. The goals of this project are to (1) establish/evaluate a process for developing evidence-based …

Award amount: $893723.00

Texas — Targeted Issue
Pediatric Evidence-Based Guidelines Assessment of EMS System Utilization in States (PEGASUS)
Sept. 1, 2013 - Aug. 31, 2016

Reducing the variation in practice is an integral component of providing quality health care. Moreover, the standardization of prehospital interventions has been linked to an overall improvement in health outcomes. Prehospital care is usually standardized within an EMS system through the use of guidelines or protocols, also known as offline …

Award amount: $900000.00

Texas — PECARN
West/SW Pediatric Emergency Medicine Research (WPEMR) Seattle, LA, Dallas
Sept. 1, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2023

HEDA for WPEMR Node

Texas — PECARN
Charlotte, Houston, and Milwaukee Prehospital EMS Research Node Center (CHaMP E-RNC)
Sept. 1, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2023

EMS Affiliate for CHaMP Node

Texas — PECARN
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Northeast, West and South (PEM-NEWS)
Sept. 1, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2023

HEDA for PEM_NEWS Node

Texas — Targeted Issue
Developing a National Pediatric Readiness Project Quality Improvement Data Registry
Sept. 1, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2022

The majority (83%) of children seek care in non-pediatric specialty emergency departments (ED). On average EDs see less than 15 pediatric patients a day and less than 50% report a quality improvement (QI) process for pediatric patients. Results from the National Pediatric Readiness Project (NPRP) demonstrated over 80% of US …

Award amount: $1290472.00

Utah — State Partnership
Utah EMS for Children State Partnership Project
Jan. 1, 1989 - March 31, 2022

The purpose to ultimately reduce pediatric morbidity and mortality from injury and illness in Utah. The project will focus on developing and sustaining EMSC initiatives by integrating HRSA performance measures into the EMS system. The main activities of the project will be education, public policy change, assessment, performance improvement, coalition …

Utah — Targeted Issue
Utah EMSC with Special Health Care Needs
Oct. 1, 1996 - Sept. 30, 1998

Technology-assisted children (TAC) are currently an underserved population with repsect to emergency medical services (EMS) systems. Goals: (1) improve the quality of prehospital emergency care rendered to children who depend on medical technology; (2) require acute care facilities or other facilities to notify the State EMS agency, community hospitals, and …

Award amount: $289112.00

Utah — Targeted Issue
Analysis of the Impact of Economic Status and Health Indicators
Aug. 1, 1999 - Feb. 28, 2001

The goals of this project are to (1) use existing EMS and hospital data to examine the relationship of socioeconomic status, health insurance or the lack thereof, and the presence of medical conditions indicating children with special health care needs (CSHCN) upon EMS usage, hospital admission, and charges in Utah …

Award amount: $299825.00

Utah — PECARN
Pediatric Research in Injuries and Medical Emergencies (PRIME)
Sept. 1, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2023

HEDA for PRIME Node

Virginia — State Partnership
Emergency Medical Services for Children State Partnership Grant
Jan. 1, 1997 - March 31, 2022

Improve the quality of emergency medical care for the ill or injured child and adolescent in Virginia. 1. Make progress toward achieving national EMSC program objectives in Virginia (which already align with national targets for EMSC performance measures). 2. Facilitate improvement in the pediatric readiness, capacity, coordination and delivery of …

Virgin Islands — State Partnership
USVI Emergency Services for Children
Jan. 1, 1999 - March 31, 2022

The purpose of this project is to apply for federal grant funding under the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The goal of this project is to ensure integration of EMS services to meet the needs of children …

Vermont — State Partnership
Vermont Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) State Partnership Program
Jan. 1, 1989 - March 31, 2022

Vermont EMSC works toward three major goals: 1) to expand and improve emergency medical services for children to ensure that critically ill or injured children receive the right care at the right time, no matter where they live, play, or go to school in Vermont; 2) to collaborate with hospitals …

Washington — State Partnership
EMSC Partnership Grant
Jan. 1, 1988 - March 31, 2022

Goal: Increase the efficiency and quality of Washington State’s Emergency Medical System by working to implement all aspects of EMSC performance measures. Objectives: 1. Increase the efficiency and quality of Washington State’s Emergency Medical System by working to implement all aspects of EMSC performance measures, 2. Collaborate with National Emergency …

Washington — Targeted Issue
Statewide Drowning Prevention Through the Washington State EMS and Trauma Systems
Oct. 1, 1994 - June 30, 1997

Goal: (1) decrease the mortality and morbidity of children ages 0-21 years due to submersion incidents in Washington State over a 2-year period. Objectives (1) establish community-based drowning prevention programs; (2) disseminate water safety education among children and their parents; (3) increase life jacket use by children; (4) integrate drowning …

Award amount: $156863.00

Washington — Targeted Issue
Adolescent Drowning Risk Assessment and Prevention
Oct. 1, 1997 - Sept. 30, 1999

This project aims to assess the problem of drowning for 15-19-year-olds because adolescents know little about the risk-taking for drowning. The project also aims to develop interventions because none are specifically designed to address risk factors for this age group. The goals of this project are to (1) reduce drownings …

Award amount: $200000.00

Washington — Targeted Issue
Reducing Adolescent Risk Behavior
Oct. 1, 1998 - Sept. 30, 2000

Acute trauma can provide a teachable moment for injury prevention of adolescents. The goals of this project are to (1) develop, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of an emergency department's ability to decrease risk-taking behavior among adolescents; (2) use a rigorous research design in a high-risk population, with the goal …

Award amount: $150000.00

Washington — Targeted Issue
Improving the Injury Prevention Capacity of Child Fatality Review Teams
March 1, 2004 - Feb. 28, 2007

Child Death Review (CDR) teams review child deaths and recommend strategies to prevent similar deaths. Injury is the most common cause of death in childhood. Most CDR teams lack data and resources required to generate scientifically sound prevention recommendations after reviewing an injury death. The goal of this project is …

Award amount: $453897.00

Washington — Targeted Issue
Enhancing Coordination between EMS Systems and Primary Care for Injured Adolescents with Alcohol Problems and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Sept. 1, 2007 - Aug. 31, 2011

This project will implement, evaluate, and disseminate the adolescent trauma support service model program that aims to enhance coordination between EMS systems and primary care/community services. The goals of this project are to (1) coordinate care from EMS systems to primary care for injured adolescents; (2) reduce alcohol consumption over …

Award amount: $800000.00

Washington — PECARN
West/SW Pediatric Emergency Medicine Research (WPEMR) Seattle, LA, Dallas
Sept. 1, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2023

EMS Affiliate for WPEMR Node

Washington — PECARN
West/SW Pediatric Emergency Medicine Research (WPEMR) Seattle, LA, Dallas
Sept. 1, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2023

WPEMR will establish a well-planned and highly productive infrastructure to facilitate implementation of high quality observational and interventional studies throughout the continuum of emergency care for children. WPEMR will participate in ongoing PECARN studies, propose and apply for funding for new multicenter ED and EMS research projects, use rigorous study …

Award amount: $2797137.00

Wisconsin — State Partnership
Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program
Jan. 1, 1987 - March 31, 2022

We work to meet the national EMSC performance measures related to improving pre-hospital and emergency care for kids. We provide training, resources and support to each of Wisconsin’s 128 emergency departments and more than 750 emergency medical service agencies.

Wisconsin — Targeted Issue
Project UJIMA: A Youth Violence Intervention/Prevention Project
Oct. 1, 1996 - Sept. 30, 1998

Goals (1) reduce ED violent injury recidivism in youth by promoting positive development and quality of life; and (2) establish a network of mental and psychological services, with hospital and community agency partnerships, in order to create an effective and efficient intervention strategy.

Award amount: $305953.00