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Minimum Data Set for Agency Handover Memo

While the information contained in this news article was current and accurate when we posted it, it may not necessarily represent current WVOEMS policy or procedure. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 304-558-3956.

Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 11:02 AM

The Medical Policy Care Committee on October 18, 2019 endorsed the following Minimum Data Set previously developed by the Office of Emergency Medical Services in 2009. This list specifies the MINIMUM list of information that must be left with the receiving facility in a written format prior to the EMS attendant's departure. This MINIMUM set of data must include:

 

Agency name and name of care providers
Patient's name
Chief complaint and history of the chief complaint
Vital signs, level of consciousness and pertinent physical findings.
Pertinent past medical history, medications and allergies-
Treatment rendered-

Agency name and name of care providers

Patient's name

Chief complaint and history of the chief complaint

Vital signs, level of consciousness and pertinent physical findings.

Pertinent past medical history, medications and allergies-

Treatment rendered

This list does not prevent you from leaving additional information -this list is the MINIMUM information that must be left. There is currently no mandatory format.

Thank you for your continued commitment to providing quality patient care.

 

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