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File #: 12-1052    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/10/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/30/2012 Final action: 10/30/2012
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign non-financial Agreement No. 597-S1210 with Zoll Medical Corporation for access to "Zoll RescueNet® 12-Lead" web-based electrocardiogram data management system with a term effective upon execution and continuing until terminated by either party, for access to "Zoll RescueNet® 12-Lead" web-based electrocardiogram data management system.
Attachments: 1. A - CRS 597-S1210, 10-30-12.pdf, 2. B - Zoll Agrmnt, 10-30-12.pdf
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Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign non-financial Agreement No. 597-S1210 with Zoll Medical Corporation for access to "Zoll RescueNet® 12-Lead" web-based electrocardiogram data management system with a term effective upon execution and continuing until terminated by either party, for access to "Zoll RescueNet® 12-Lead" web-based electrocardiogram data management system.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
There is no Net County Cost associated with this non-financial Agreement.

Contract Termination
This Agreement includes a provision that either party may terminate upon ninety (90) days prior written notice.

Background
Health and Human Services Agency ("HHSA") Emergency Medical Services ("EMS") Agency contracts with Advanced Life Support ("ALS") transport companies that use Zoll 12-Lead monitors to capture and transmit electrocardiogram ("EKG") data to the Base Hospital (Marshall or Barton). That data is reviewed by medical personnel to determine the severity of the patient's situation and appropriate action to be taken.

"Zoll RescueNet® 12-Lead" is a web-based EKG data management system that provides access to EKG data captured by ALS transport companies and uploaded to the "Zoll RescueNet® 12-Lead" management system. The data would be automatically and simultaneously distributed to the EMS Agency via e-mail, fax, computer, tablet or handheld, internet-accessible device. The system is encrypted, password protected, and HIPAA compliant.

Reason for Recommendation
Approval of this non-financial Agreement 597-S1210 with Zoll Medical Corporation, which is effective upon final execution with a perpetual term, will enhance the ability of the EMS Agency to conduct timely and thorough review of every EKG performed by ALS transport companies. In addition, this will allow the EMS Agency to analyze the data to ensure compliance with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarct...

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