The partnership between OhioHealth and EMS, first responder, and medical transportation partners is critical to the efficiency and effectiveness of the continuum of care. Through continual quality improvement, open communications, education and feedback, together we advance clinical excellence.
When may patient follow-up information be released?
OhioHealth EMS may provide patient follow-up information to authorized requestors for treatment, quality assessment and improvement, and other authorized purposes.
Who may request patient follow-up information?
The following individuals of an EMS, first responder, and medical transportation organization may request patient follow-up information for patients transported to an OhioHealth care site:
- EMS provider directly involved in on-scene patient care or transport
- EMS officer, EMS field supervisor, or EMS clinical supervisor
- EMS QA or process improvement coordinator
- EMS medical director
How do I request patient follow-up information?
The OhioHealth Secure Mail Center may be used to submit requests.
How do I receive authorized patient follow-up information?
Patient follow-up information will be sent to the designated QA or process improvement coordinator of a requesting agency by secure email to their organizational, government, or other verifiable email address typically within ten business days.
Who do I contact for urgent requests for QA purposes?
Contact the site-specific OhioHealth EMS Coordinator directly by phone to discuss urgent requests for QA purposes. Visit EMS Contacts by Location for our list of site-specific EMS Coordinators.