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File #: 18-0207    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/25/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/13/2018 Final action: 2/13/2018
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 4 to Agreement for Services 200-S0811 effective upon execution, with El Dorado County Emergency Services Authority, for the provision of ambulance transportation, to define the roles and responsibilities of the parties for implementation of electronic Prehospital Care Report (ePCR) software and tablets. FUNDING: County Service Area 7 - Benefit Assessment (West Slope Area); Special Tax; and fee for ambulance services.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 200-S0811 A4 2/13/18, 2. B - 200-S0811 A4 with EDCESA 2/13/18, 3. C - Fully executed 200-S0811 9/29/09
Related files: 09-0452, 18-0884
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Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 4 to Agreement for Services 200-S0811 effective upon execution, with El Dorado County Emergency Services Authority, for the provision of ambulance transportation, to define the roles and responsibilities of the parties for implementation of electronic Prehospital Care Report (ePCR) software and tablets.


FUNDING: County Service Area 7 - Benefit Assessment (West Slope Area); Special Tax; and fee for ambulance services.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 4 to Agreement for Services 200-S0811. This Amendment 4 to that Agreement defines the roles and responsibilities of the parties for implementation of electronic Prehospital Care Report (ePCR) software and tablets.

In accordance with County Ordinance Section 3.13.030, HHSA determined that the nature of ambulance transportation involves emergency services, and the contractor will provide equipment, materials, facilities, administration, and support services related to providing work that may not be feasibly provided by the County.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
El Dorado County Emergency Services Authority (West Slope JPA) has provided contracted ambulance transport services via Agreement 200-S0811 since 2006 and the last Amendment 3 was approved by the Board on September 29, 2009 (File ID: 09-0452)

Currently, the West Slope JPA utilizes a manual (paper) method of reporting Prehospital Care Reports. To maintain compliance with El Dorado County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency Quality Improvement Plan, the EMS Agency has committed to implementing an electronic Prehospital Care Report System (ePCR).

The implementation of an ePCR System is a State requirement, identified in the California Health and Safety Code, Section 1797.227, which requires each emergency...

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