The goal of Montgomery County Hospital District’s Department of Clinical Services is to provide a consistent and superior system of emergency and non-emergency services to our community and provide support for our employees through leadership and professional management. This includes protocol development, oversight of the electronic Patient Care Record (PCR), quality improvement process, professional development, continuing education, provider credentialing, community education, and integration of the care MCHD provides with the healthcare community
The Clinical team employs the following tools to improve MCHD’s success:
A critical role of the department is ensuring MCHD’s paramedics are trained and best positioned to utilize their knowledge, abilities, and talents in the field. MCHD creates an environment where our paramedics continuously develop their skills as a provider while growing within the agency and are trusted with more responsibility. The following are the different levels of credentialing utilized by MCHD. In order to maintain the current level of authorization, the paramedic must successfully pass a re-credentialing exam every other year.
MCHD Department of Clinical Services shares our best practices and lessons learned and often publishes our findings through professional journals and magazines. Below are a few of our most recent publications:
MCHD Department of Clinical Services utilizes evidence-based medicine to develop Clinical Guideline and ensure excellent patient care. Below is some of the literature utilized for recent internal education and Clinical Guideline updates:
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