Additional Information
 
Nova Scotia Department of Health
The department in the Nova Scotia government responsible for provincial health care
 
Emergency Health Services Nova Scotia
A division of the Department of Health that regulates the ground ambulance and air medical transport operations in Nova Scotia
 
EHS LifeFlight
The air medical transport program in Nova Scotia, managed by EMC
 
Medical First Response Program
The program responsible for maintaining the registry of all medical first responders in Nova Scotia, managed by EMC
 
The Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS)
The organization that creates ambulance service standards for North American medical transportation systems and provides accreditation to organizations that meet those standards
 
National Academies of Emergency Dispatch (NAED)
The non-profit organization responsible for establishing worldwide emergency dispatch standards and providing accreditation to organizations that meet those standards
 
The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS)
The company responsible for establishing air medical transport program standards and providing accreditation to organizations that meet those standards
 
McKesson Canada
The company that manages operations of the NS HealthLink (811) initiative in Nova Scotia; EMC has a subcontract with McKesson to provide technical support for NS HealthLink
 
Medavie Blue Cross
The parent company of Medavie Health Services; registered in Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces
 
The not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to improving the quality of health care systems in Canada and across the globe through the rigorous process of accreditation.
 
The College of Paramedics is the regulatory body for paramedics working in Nova Scotia.  
 
The College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia (CRNNS) is the body that regulates the practice of registered nurses and nurse practitioners to protect and serve the public interest in Nova Scotia.

 

 

Medavie EMS Group of Companies
Managed By NB EMS
Managed By EMC