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EVHC Mobile Command Trailers Video

The Mobile Command trailer or MOBCOMM is one of two that the Eastern Virginia Healthcare Coalition has available thanks to joint ventures with Sentara Health System on the southside and Riverside Health System on the peninsula.

These trailers are available for use by coalition partners by calling the Regional Healthcare Coordination Center at (844) 757-7422 (RHCC).

Read more: EVHC Mobile Command Trailers Video

VA-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team Training

Tidewater EMS Council recently hosted training at it's warehouse for members of the VA-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) which included field training (logistics, setting up and supplying tents, electronic medical system) and hands-on training (respiratory and cardiac monitoring). Training is an essential part of being ready to deploy at any moment and the opportunity to work together as a team and gain experience with the equipment that will be utilized is tremendously valuable.

Read more: VA-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team Training

The Medical Rapid Access Transports or MRATs

The Medical Rapid Access Transports or MRATs are part of the regional Mass Casualty Incident transportation plan and provide a capability to access and provide medical attention in off-road situations. As of July 2021, there are four MRATs in active service (Hampton, Chesapeake, York County and Virginia Beach) with two more on order for Newport News and Norfolk. The Hampton Roads MMRS program was able to purchase these off-road ambulances through a grant and there are plans to add four more MRATs for use in Suffolk, Portsmouth, Isle of Wight and James City Counties.

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Patient and Provider Safety Committee Meeting
Thu Jul 14 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Trauma PI Committee
Thu Jul 14 @ 2:30PM - 03:30PM
Education and Training Committee Meeting
Wed Jul 20 @ 9:30AM - 11:30AM
Medical Operations Committee
Wed Aug 10 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
STEMI PI Committee
Thu Aug 11 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Stroke PI Committee
Thu Aug 11 @ 2:30PM - 03:30PM
Education and Training Committee Meeting
Wed Aug 17 @ 9:30AM - 11:30AM
ICS 400
Wed Aug 31 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
NIMS ICS 400 
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Thu Jul 21 @ 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Stroke
Thu Jul 21 @10:45AM - 11:45AM
911 Best Practices for Hospice Patients
Thu Jul 21 @12:45PM - 01:45PM
The Effects of Manual Ventilation on Intrathoracic Pressures and Cardiac Output
Thu Jul 21 @ 2:00PM - 03:00PM

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