About Us

Location

The Otsego County Medical Control Authority resides within Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital in Gaylord, Michigan.  The medical control Authority provides oversight for two transporting Advanced Life Support (ALS) and four first-responder agencies.

Agencies

The medical control authority oversees two transporting Advanced Life Support agencies and four first-responder agencies.


Visit the agencies page to learn more about our partners in providing emergency medical services.

Protocols

Visit the Protocols Page to review the Otsego County Medical Control Authority Policy and Procedure Manual.


SEE NEWS BELOW REGARDING PROTOCOLS.

9/7/18 Update: Medication Shortages and Substitutions

Zofran (ondansetron)

The injectable version is not available until sometime late summer 2018.  The vials will be taken out of the EMS boxes and replaced with Zofran ODT (orally disintegrating tablet).

Morphine Sulfate

Morphine Sulfate is not available in the 10mg/ml syringe.  Available concentrations qwwilbe substituted.l .

Dopamine

Not available in the 400mg/250cc premixed bag.  Substitute concentrations will be used until available.

NEWS

Update 9/7/18: 2018 OCMCA Policy and Procedure Manual

The 2017 state model protocols have been released.  Please visit the PROTOCOLS section to review the new manual.  Be advised that new drugs will not be introduced until shortages are alleviated and education is complete.  For ALS agencies, please see your clinical educator or supervisor regarding education. 

Trauma Alert Activations

Please see the Trauma section for activation and education.

See the NEWS Section for Announcements

If your agency has any news that it wants published on this site, please see Gordon Long or Laura Sincock at Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital.

Contacts

Medical Director:  Dr. Kasey Nelson, DO

Coordinator:  Laura Sincock, MSN, RN, CEN, EMTP

PSRO Chair:  Gordon Long, RN, EMTP


Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital 

825 North Center 

Gaylord, Michigan 49735

CALENDAR

2018 Board of Director Meetings

Meetings are held on the second Monday of every other month at 8:30 am in the MHC Otsego Memorial Hospital Boardroom (unless otherwise noted) located at 825 N. Center in Gaylord, Michigan.  Meeting dates are as follows:


January 8, 2018 - CANCELLED

March 12, 2018

May 14, 2018 - CANCELLED

July 9, 2018

September 10, 2018 - CANCELLED

November 12, 2018


This notice is posted in compliance with Public Act 267 of 1976, known as the Open Meetings Act.  Changes in times, dates and/or location will be posted in compliance with the Act.

Professional Standards Review Organization

PSRO meetings are held at 5:00 pm in the MHC Otsego Memorial Hospital Boardroom.  Unless otherwise posted, the dates are as follows:


March 7, 2018

June 6, 2018

September 5, 2018

December 5, 2018


PRSO meetings allow for public comment and then close to the public in accordance with Public Act 267 of 1976, known as the Open Meetings Act.  Changes in times, dates and /or locations will be posted in compliance with the Act.