Welcome to the Southeastern Arizona EMS Council
The Southeastern Arizona Emergency Medical Services Region (SAEMS) was originally established in 1973. Under new direction from the Arizona State Department of Health Services and the Bureau of Emergency Services, SAEMS focuses it’s attention upon the emergency medical services of the population in southeastern Arizona. The regional council is responsible under state EMS Direction for provider grant funding, training opportunities, data collection and protocol development. It establishes quality assurance/improvement criteria and standards for monitoring and improving the performance and quality of emergency care needs.