EMS Center of Excellence

The Premier Health EMS Center of Excellence provides best practices across the system to pre-hospital providers in our region. The EMS Center of Excellence is built on five pillars. These pillars promote excellence in education and quality of patient care under the EMS medical direction within the Center of Excellence.

EMS Education and Training

Our nine EMS coordinators have more than a century of combined experience and vast knowledge across the spectrum of EMS that is shared through continuing education and various EMS specialty courses. Lectures and classes are built around available resources including our Level I and  Level III Trauma Centers; CareFlight Air and Mobile critical-care transport servicesCardiology and stroke expertise; high risk maternity; under the auspices of one state accredited EMS course/continuing education (CE) site (Premier Health EMS Center of Excellence #332), and one EMS CE site (CareFlight Air & Mobile #103) certified by the State of Ohio.

EMS Quality of Care and Patient Follow Up

The EMS Center of Excellence is committed to providing quality information on all patients including time critical diagnosis such as stroke, AMI, and trauma on an ongoing basis and as the need arises. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to ensuring that you have the information you need to provide the highest quality care to your patients.

If you have a quality question related to patient care, we are available to assist and trend results. Our team can help you identify areas where improvements can be made in patient care, and we can work with you to develop strategies for addressing these issues.

In addition, we can conduct confidential case reviews if requested. Our team has extensive experience in conducting case reviews and can help you identify areas where improvements can be made in patient care. We work closely with you to ensure that we are providing the most accurate and comprehensive information possible.

We understand the importance of staying up-to-date on the latest developments in patient care, and we are here to help you stay informed. Contact us today to learn more about how we can assist you in providing the highest quality care to your patients. 

EMS Medical Director Resource Center

If an EMS department is in need of an EMS medical director, the Center of Excellence may be able to provide one. To inquire, contact the EMS Center of Excellence Supervisor at PHEMSManager@premierhealth.com.

EMS Outreach Coordinators

Premier Health's EMS Outreach Coordinators are now under one roof called the Premier Health EMS Center of Excellence. This enables us to combine resources, enhance quality, and build stronger relationships with our EMS partners. We recognize the vital role of our EMS providers and all First Responders and we are dedicated to providing top-quality training and outreach to help care for our patients and communities. If you have any questions or want to learn more about the EMS Center of Excellence, contact us through our EMS Directory

EMS Center of Excellence Medical Director

Brandon Amburgey, DO, board-certified emergency medicine physician, graduated from University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at Grandview Medical Center. Dr. Amburgey is medical director for the CenterPoint Energy Dayton Air Show, as well as medical director for several EMS agencies, including medical director for Dayton Fire Department. He is very active with Premier Health's event medicine team.