N.Y. Public Health Law Section 3004-A
Regional emergency medical advisory committees


1.

Regional emergency medical advisory committees shall develop policies, procedures, and triage, treatment, and transportation protocols which are consistent with the standards of the state emergency medical advisory committee and which address specific local conditions. Regional emergency medical advisory committees may also approve physicians to provide on line medical control, coordinate the development of regional medical control systems, and participate in quality improvement activities addressing system-wide concerns. Hospitals and prehospital medical care services shall be authorized to release patient outcome information to regional emergency medical advisory committees for purposes of assessing prehospital care concerns. Regional quality improvement programs shall be presumed to be an extension of the quality improvement program set forth in § 3006 (Quality improvement program)section three thousand six of this article, and the provisions of subdivisions two and three of such section three thousand six shall apply to such programs.

2.

The committee shall nominate to the commissioner a physician with demonstrated knowledge and experience in emergency medical services to serve on the state emergency medical advisory committee.

3.

No civil action shall be brought in any court against any member, officer or employee of the committee for any act done, failure to act, or statement or opinion made, while discharging his or her duties as a member, officer, or employee of the committee, without leave from a justice of the supreme court, first had and obtained. In no event shall such member, officer, or employee be liable for damages in any such action if he or she shall have acted in good faith, with reasonable care and upon probable cause.

4.

Any decision of a regional emergency medical advisory committee regarding provision of a level of care, including staffing requirements, may be appealed to the state emergency medical advisory committee by any regional EMS council, ambulance service, advanced life support service, certified first responder, emergency medical technician, or advanced emergency medical technician adversely affected. No action shall be taken to implement a decision regarding existing levels of care or staffing while an appeal of such decision is pending. Any decision of the state emergency medical advisory committee may be appealed pursuant to subdivision two-a of § 3002-A (State emergency medical advisory committee)section three thousand two-a of this article.

Source: Section 3004-A — Regional emergency medical advisory committees, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/3004-A (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

3000
Declaration of policy and statement of purpose
3000‑A
Emergency medical treatment
3000‑B
Automated external defibrillators: Public access providers
3000‑C
Epinephrine auto-injector devices
3000‑D
Availability of resuscitation equipment in certain public places
3000‑E
Rescue inhaler treatment devices
3000‑F
Automated external defibrillator
3001
Definitions
3002
New York state emergency medical services council
3002‑A
State emergency medical advisory committee
3003
Regional emergency medical services councils
3003‑A
EMS program agencies
3003‑B
Availability of ambulance service that provides transportation by aircraft to store and distribute blood and initiate and administer bloo...
3004
Emergency medical services system and agency performance standards
3004‑A
Regional emergency medical advisory committees
3005
Ambulance service certificates
3005‑A
Staffing standards
3005‑B
Emergency medical technician five year re-certification demonstration program
3006
Quality improvement program
3006‑A
Patient privacy
3007
Notice of alternative destination
3008
Applications for determinations of public need
3009
Continuation of existing services
3010
Area of operation
3011
Powers and duties of the department and the commissioner
3012
Enforcement
3013
Immunity from liability
3014
Construction
3015
Separability
3016
Continuance of rules and regulations
3017
Emergency medical service, Suffolk county
3018
Community-based paramedicine demonstration program
3020
Recruitment and retention
3030
Advanced life support services
3031
Advanced life support system
3032
State emergency medical services task force
3033
Rules and regulations
3034
Rules and regulations

Accessed:
Jul. 13, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 3004-A’s source at nysenate​.gov

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