SPEMS Protocol

SPEMS or South Plains Emergency Medical Services, Inc. is a non-profit organization with the goal to reduce mortality and morbidity by addressing and solving medical and trauma related needs through effective regional coordination of emergency medical services, and in the process, increase the accessibility, consistency, and quality of emergency health care provided to the residents of the Texas South Plains. 

The specific purpose of SPEMS includes coordination of a regional medical commu7nication network, including equipment and radio communication guidelines, maintenance of FCC licenses, and regulation of med-channel frequencies for the region; increased quality and standardization of the treatment of emergency patients in the region through the use of pre-hospital treatment protocols, online medical direction, and available provider performance analysis, augmentation of quality assurance guidelines and support of regional training programs; provision of administrative assistance as requested by the emergency medical services in the region, such as centralized purchasing, regional coordination of equipment and personnel and regional disaster planning; and acquisition and administration of any medically related Federal, State, or private grants. 

Learn more about the 2023 SPEMS Protocols here.