EPCR Documentation Tips

As part of our clinical key performance indicators, VBEMS tracks data on a number of factors related to our treatment of patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome, including administration of Aspirin, time to acquire a 12 lead, 12 lead transmission, and more…

Sure, it is easy to document Aspirin that is administered by EMS, but do you know how to properly document when you do not give Aspirin because the patient has an allergy, refuses to take it, or otherwise has a contraindication? How do I document transmitting a 12 lead?

Here are some answers to help your documentation reflect the treatments you did/didn’t perform and meet our goals for these clinical key performance indicators.

Released 8/5/19