|SCCEMS MEDIC 94 Receives Pennsylvania CARES Award|
|By EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss|
|October 29, 2019|
Southern Chester County EMS-MEDIC 94 has received the Pennsylvania CARES Award. The award acknowledges the agency’s dedication to collecting out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) data for quality improvement purposes. The agency is one of 145 EMS agencies across the Commonwealth honored by Pennsylvania CARES during October in observance of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month.
SCCEMS MEDIC 94 demonstrates commitment to saving lives by strengthening the links in the OHCA chain of survival.
SCCEMS MEDIC 94s dedication to collecting OHCA data has helped strengthen the collaboration between 911 centers, first responders, EMS agencies and hospitals, with the ultimate goal to improve OHCA survival rates.