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In order to measure the effectiveness of federal grant programs, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) requires grantees to report on specific performance measures related to their grant funded activities. The measures are part of the Government Performance Results Act (GPRA). Additional information on GPRA can be found on the web sites of HRSA and the Office of Management and Budget.

EMSC Performance Measures

Performance Measure 01

Goal: Submission of NEMSIS compliant version 3.x data

The degree to which EMS agencies submit NEMSIS compliant version 3.x data to the State EMS Office.

Performance Measure 02

Goal: Pedicatirc Emergency Care Coordination

The percentage of EMS agencies in the state that have a designated individual who coordinates pediatric emergency care.

Performance Measure 03

Goal: Use of pediatric-specific equipment

The percentage of EMS agencies in the state that have a process that requires EMS providers to physically demonstrate the correct us of pediatric-specific equipment.

Performance Measure 04

Goal: Emergency Department Preparedness

The percent of hospitals with an Emergency Department (ED) recognized through a statewide standardized program that are able to stabilize and/or manage pediatric medical emergencies.

Performance Measure 05

Goal: Standardized System for Pediatric Trauma

The percent of hospitals with an Emergency Department (ED) recognized through a statewide standardized system that are able to stabilize and/or manage pediatric trauma.

Performance Measure 06

Goal: Inter-facility transfer guidelines

The percent of hospitals with an Emergency Department (ED) in the state that have written inter-facility transfer guidelines that cover pediatric patients and that contain all the components as per the implementation manual.

Performance Measure 07

Goal: Inter-facility transfer agreements

The percent of hospitals with an Emergency Department (ED) in the state that have written inter-facility transfer agreements that cover pediatric patients.

Performance Measure 08

Goal: EMSC Permanence

The degree to which the state has established permanence of EMSC in the state EMS system by establishing an EMSC Advisory Committee, incorporating pediatric representation on the EMS Board and having a full-time EMSC manager.

Performance Measure 09


Goal: Integration of EMSC Priorities

The degree to which the state has established permanence of EMSC in the state EMS system by integrating EMSC priorities into statutes/regulations.

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Phone: 612-813-6939

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5901 Lincoln Drive
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Edina, MN 55436

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