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File #: 22-1073A    Version: 1
Type: Appointment Status: Passed
File created: 6/15/2022 Department: Emergency Medical Services Authority
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Appointments to the Emergency Medical Services Medical Control Board.
Attachments: 1. EMS Medical Control Board Roster, 2. Dr Roberto Bellini CV, 3. Nomination Letter - Dr. Gillis, Dr. Smith, 4. Dr Krista Gillis CV, 5. Dr Taylor Smith Resume, 6. MCB Bylaws FINAL 11-17-20

Subject:

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Appointments to the Emergency Medical Services Medical Control Board.

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Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Sitting as the Pinellas County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Authority, approve the following appointment/reappointments to the EMS Medical Control Board for a two-year term ending July 2024.

 

                     Reappointment of Dr. Roberto Bellini as an Emergency Physician representative. Dr. Bellini is an emergency physician at Mease Countryside Hospital.

                     Reappointment of Dr. Krista Gillis as a Trauma Center Emergency Physician representative. Dr. Gillis is an emergency physician at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.

                     Appointment of Dr. Taylor Smith as a Trauma Center Emergency Physician alternate representative. Dr. Smith is an emergency physician at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.

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Strategic Plan:

Ensure Public Health, Safety, and Welfare
2.1 Provide planning, coordination, prevention, and protective services to ensure a safe and secure community.

Deliver First Class Services to the Public and Our Customers
5.1 Maximize partner relationships and public outreach.
5.3 Ensure effective and efficient delivery of county services and support.

 

Summary:

Summary

Appointment/reappointment of the following individuals to the EMS Medical Control Board:

Reappointment of Dr. Roberto Bellini as an emergency physician representative.  Dr. Bellini is an emergency physician at Mease Countryside Hospital.

Reappointment of Dr. Krista Gillis as a trauma center emergency physician representative.  Dr. Gillis is an emergency physician at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.

Appointment of Dr. Taylor Smith as a trauma center emergency physician alternate representative.  Dr. Smith is an emergency physician at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.

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Background Information:

The Pinellas County Code, Section 54-60, established a Medical Control Board (MCB) consisting of four licensed physicians specializing in emergency medicine from facilities in Pinellas County, four Pinellas County hospital administrators, one emergency physician appointed by the Pinellas County Medical Association, one emergency physician appointed by the Pinellas County Osteopathic Society, and one (1) emergency physician from a trauma center located within Pinellas County.

The MCB is an advisory body to the Authority and to the EMS Medical Director. The MCB is given specific review and approval authority pursuant to Section 54-60 of the Pinellas County Code subject to overriding Florida Law. The objectives of the MCB include the following:

a. Advise the Authority on matters pertaining to emergency medical services.
b. Advise the EMS Medical Director on issues of clinical policy and practice.
c. Review and approve applicable protocols and procedures.
d. Review the performance of all system components to include the EMS Medical Director, the ambulance contractor, the first responder contractors, and the Continuing Medical Education contractor.
e. Provide a liaison between the medical community at large and the EMS system.
f. Provide opinions regarding medical community consensus to the Authority and the EMS Medical Director.

 

Fiscal Impact:

N/A

 

Staff Member Responsible:

James G. Fogarty, Director, Safety and Emergency Services

 

Partners:

EMS Medical Control Board
EMS Medical Director

 

Attachments:

EMS Medical Control Board Roster

Dr. Bellini’s Curriculum Vitae

Nomination Letter - Dr. Gillis & Dr. Taylor

Dr. Gillis’s Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Taylor’s Resume

EMS Medical Control Board Bylaws