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Specialty Care Systems


The Bureau of EMS maintains the following specialty care systems:

  • EMS for Children (EMSC): Promotes an integrated EMS response system to reduce the morbidity and mortality of Utah's pediatric population.
  • STEMI System: Allows EMS to recognize ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) in the field and facilitate rapid transport to specialty STEMI/PCI Centers best equipped to manage these life-threatening heart attacks.
  • Stroke System: Includes EMS agencies and hospitals working together to rapidly identify patients with possible strokes and deliver them to hospitals that can rapidly treat them.
  • Trauma System: Establishes a coordinated approach to reduce mortality and morbidity from traumatic injuries through cooperation of all health care providers.

Questions? Contact Robert Jex, rfjex@utah.gov or 801-273-4161.

Updated May 17, 2012