CMEMSC OFFICE: (508) 854-0111 | CMED 24/7 Phone: 508-854-0100

To coordinate the planning, development, implementation, operation and evaluation of an Emergency Medical

Services System for the Central Massachusetts Area.

As used herein, the term Emergency Medical Services is construed to mean all emergency care for general medical, surgical and psychiatric problems.

Emergency services encompass communications, care delivered at the scene, in transit to an appropriate emergency facility, and in the facility itself by physicians and/or other trained health care specialists.

Within the context of delivery of health care services, the emergency medical services system comprises transportation, communications, medical services, research, education, training and an ongoing program of evaluation.

Evaluation includes designing and establishing professional standards and guidelines for the operation of an emergency medical services system in Central Massachusetts.