Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Service (FICEMS) Teleconference Meeting, 15044 [2011-6379]

Download as PDF 15044 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 53 / Friday, March 18, 2011 / Notices submit written comments. Written comments and requests to make oral presentations at the meeting should reach Drew Dawson at the address listed below and should be received by April 11, 2011. All submissions received may be submitted by either one of the following methods: (1) You may submit comments by e-mail: drew.dawson@dot.gov or noah.smith@dot.gov or (2) you may submit comments by fax: (202) 366– 7149. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Drew Dawson, Director, Office of Emergency Medical Services, NHTSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., NTI–140, Washington, DC 20590, telephone number (202) 366–9966; e-mail Drew. Dawson@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 1 et seq.) The NEMSAC will be holding its tenth meeting on Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15, 2011, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel National Airport, 1480 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. Agenda of Council Meeting, April 14– 15, 2011 The tentative agenda includes the following: (1) Opening Remarks. (2) Introduction of Members and all in attendance. (3) Review and Approval of Minutes of last Meeting. (4) Update from NHTSA Office of EMS. (5) Discussion of Role of the Federal Government in EMS. (6) Public Comment. (7) Discussion of New and Emerging Issues. Emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Friday, April 15, 2011 (1) Introductions. (2) Committee Presentations. (3) 2011 Meeting Dates. (4) Federal Partner Update—Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). (5) Culture of Safety Presentation and Discussion of NEMSAC Role. (6) Unfinished Business/Continued Discussion from Previous Day. (7) Next Steps and Adjourn. A public comment period will take place on April 14, 2011, between 3:15 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. Public Attendance: The meeting is open to the public. Persons with disabilities who require special assistance should advise Drew Dawson 18:30 Mar 17, 2011 Jkt 223001 Issued on: March 15, 2011. Drew E. Dawson, Director, Office of Emergency Medical Services. [FR Doc. 2011–6463 Filed 3–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Thursday, April 14, 2011 VerDate Mar<15>2010 of their anticipated special needs as early as possible. Members of the public who wish to make comments on Thursday, April 14 between 3:15 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. are requested to register in advance. In order to allow as many people as possible to speak, speakers are requested to limit their remarks to 3 minutes. For those wishing to submit written comments, please follow the procedure noted above. This meeting will be open to the public. Individuals wishing to register are encouraged to provide their name, affiliation, phone number, and e-mail address to Drew Dawson by e-mail at drew.dawson@dot.gov or by telephone at (202) 366–9966 no later than April 11, 2011. There will be limited seating, so please register early. Minutes of the NEMSAC Meeting will be available to the public online through http://www.ems.gov. [NHTSA Docket No. NHTSA–2011–0037] Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Service (FICEMS) Teleconference Meeting National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), DOT. ACTION: Meeting Notice—Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services. AGENCY: NHTSA announces a teleconference meeting of the Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services (FICEMS) to be held as a stakeholder input call-in session to receive input regarding the current and future role of the Federal government in EMS and options for establishing or designating a Federal lead office for EMS. This notice announces the date and time of the meeting, which will be open to the public, as well as call-in information. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Monday, April 11, 2011, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Drew Dawson, Director, Office of Emergency Medical Services, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., NTI–140, DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00151 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Washington, DC 20590, Telephone number (202) 366–9966; E-mail Drew. Dawson@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services (FICEMS) was created by law to help ensure coordination among Federal agencies involved with State, local, tribal, or regional emergency medical services and 9–1–1 systems. As discussed at their December 16, 2010 meeting, FICEMS is assessing the current and future role of the Federal government in EMS and evaluating the options for establishing or designating a Federal lead office or agency for EMS. The National Security Staff Resilience Directorate has requested that FICEMS engage with stakeholders and develop an options paper by May 15, 2011. FICEMS is interested in any stakeholder input about the role of the Federal government in the full continuum of emergency medical services and emergency and trauma care for adults and children–including medical 9–1–1 and emergency medical dispatch, prehospital emergency medical services (both ground and air), hospital-based emergency care and trauma care, and medical-related disaster preparedness. With respect to this full continuum of emergency medical services and emergency and trauma care for adults and children, any stakeholder input would be appreciated regarding topics such as: • The role of the Federal government • Activities or functions that should not be the role of Federal government • The role of a Federal lead office for EMS if it were established, including the functions/issues it should perform and address • Other comments or suggestions This meeting of the FICEMS will focus specifically on receiving input from Stakeholders on the above issues. The meeting will be open to the public via telephone. Call-In Information: Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting or provide input to FICEMS should call 1– 877–804–0827 using the meeting ID number 51813069, on Monday, April 11, 2011, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Minutes of the FICEMS meeting will be available to the public online at http://www.ems.gov. Issued on: March 15, 2011. Michael L. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[NHTSA Docket No. NHTSA-2011-0037]


Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Service 
(FICEMS) Teleconference Meeting

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), DOT.

ACTION: Meeting Notice--Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency 
Medical Services.

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SUMMARY: NHTSA announces a teleconference meeting of the Federal 
Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services (FICEMS) to be held 
as a stakeholder input call-in session to receive input regarding the 
current and future role of the Federal government in EMS and options 
for establishing or designating a Federal lead office for EMS. This 
notice announces the date and time of the meeting, which will be open 
to the public, as well as call-in information.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, April 11, 2011, from 1:30 
p.m. to 3 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Drew Dawson, Director, Office of 
Emergency Medical Services, National Highway Traffic Safety 
Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., NTI-140, Washington, DC 
20590, Telephone number (202) 366-9966; E-mail Drew.Dawson@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Interagency Committee on 
Emergency Medical Services (FICEMS) was created by law to help ensure 
coordination among Federal agencies involved with State, local, tribal, 
or regional emergency medical services and 9-1-1 systems. As discussed 
at their December 16, 2010 meeting, FICEMS is assessing the current and 
future role of the Federal government in EMS and evaluating the options 
for establishing or designating a Federal lead office or agency for 
EMS. The National Security Staff Resilience Directorate has requested 
that FICEMS engage with stakeholders and develop an options paper by 
May 15, 2011.
    FICEMS is interested in any stakeholder input about the role of the 
Federal government in the full continuum of emergency medical services 
and emergency and trauma care for adults and children-including medical 
9-1-1 and emergency medical dispatch, prehospital emergency medical 
services (both ground and air), hospital-based emergency care and 
trauma care, and medical-related disaster preparedness.
    With respect to this full continuum of emergency medical services 
and emergency and trauma care for adults and children, any stakeholder 
input would be appreciated regarding topics such as:
 The role of the Federal government
 Activities or functions that should not be the role of Federal 
government
 The role of a Federal lead office for EMS if it were 
established, including the functions/issues it should perform and 
address
 Other comments or suggestions

This meeting of the FICEMS will focus specifically on receiving input 
from Stakeholders on the above issues. The meeting will be open to the 
public via telephone.
    Call-In Information: Members of the public wishing to attend the 
meeting or provide input to FICEMS should call 1-877-804-0827 using the 
meeting ID number 51813069, on Monday, April 11, 2011, from 1:30 p.m. 
to 3 p.m.
    Minutes of the FICEMS meeting will be available to the public 
online at http://www.ems.gov.

    Issued on: March 15, 2011.
Michael L. Brown,
Acting Associate Administrator for Research and Program Development.
[FR Doc. 2011-6379 Filed 3-17-11; 8:45 am]
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