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Quality Improvement

Mission Statement

To ensure that quality emergency medical services are available for all people in Contra Costa County and that the medical care is consistent with best practices and evidence based medicine.


Participation includes EMS Medical Director, QI Coordinator and EMS staff assigned to clinical programs and representatives of BLS provider and first responder programs, Fire Districts with ALS and BLS programs; Medical Dispatch centers; Private ALS provider and Base Hospital and Trauma Center, Receiving Hospitals and Air Ambulance Providers.

Currently Hospital, Private ALS and Dispatch QI participation is facilitated by appropriate EMS Staff who act as QI liaison.


EMS Best Practices Newsletter

EMS Quality Improvement Plans

EMS Quality Improvement (EQIP) Plan and Toolkit - Approved by EMS Authority April 2008 (PDF)
Quarterly CQI Training Verification Report (PDF)

EMS Event Reporting Resources

Contra Costa EMS System Oversight: Data, QI, Performance and Value

QI Annual Reports


Contra Costa EMS
1340 Arnold Drive, Suite 126
Martinez, CA 94553
925-646-4379 fax
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday