SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., – As the Level II Trauma Center in Nebraska’s Trauma Region 4 and lead trauma hospital, Regional West provides vital, well-coordinated emergency services for local communities throughout the region.
In recognition of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, Regional West pays tribute to the paramedics, EMTs, flight nurses, and rescue squad members who are among the first to respond to regional medical emergencies and traumas.
“The EMS crews in western Nebraska play a huge role in positive patient outcomes. The first responders are an integral part in taking care of the injured patient and getting them prepared for advanced care. We value our relationship with all volunteer and paid first responders. Thank you for your commitment to our regional communities,” said Peter Meyer, MD, Air Link Medical Director and Regional West Emergency Medicine Physician.
Regional West Emergency Medical Services (EMS) serves the 16 counties in Nebraska’s Trauma Region 4 and beyond. It is staffed by both Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) and Nationally Registered Paramedics (NRP) that provide emergency and non-emergency 911, hospital to hospital, and critical care transport services.