EMS Programs

EMS_AEDPublic Access Defibrillation
Learn about Automatic External Defibrillators, what they are and why they are important in saving lives.  Also learn about how to purchase and operate your own AED.

Maddy Fund (SB12) Physician Reimbursement Information
The Maddy Fund is utilized to reimburse physicians and surgeons and hospitals for patients who do not make payment for emergency medical services.  Find additional information, including legislation and quarterly reimbursement schedules.

SMART Program
San Mateo County Mental Health Assessment and Referral Team (SMART) is a program developed by the Health System and American Medical Response West (AMR) in which a specially trained paramedic will respond to law enforcement Code 2 EMS requests for individuals having a behavioral emergency.  Medical Director Reports/Updates.