e-Bridge
Telemedicine application for OCMCA EMS and hospitals

This webpage provides information and resources to OCMCA EMS and hospital providers regarding how to use the e-Bridge application.

The e-Bridge application is used to facilitate the following features through video and audio, and maintain all applicable HIPAA compliance measures:

  • Pre-arrival notifications for all patients.
  • Online medical direction at the request of EMS.
  • Community paramedicine telemedicine components.

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Training videos
The OCMCA has produced the videos below for EMS and hospital staff.


The evolution of EMS communications – An e-Bridge Application In-Service

This video has been produced in collaboration between the Oakland County Medical Control Authority (OCMCA) for all EMS providers using e-Bridge in Southeast Michigan. The e-Bridge application is used to facilitate pre-arrival notifications for all EMS patients, online medical direction at the request of EMS, as well as support OCMCA community paramedicine telemedicine components through video and audio and maintain all applicable HIPAA compliance measures. Go to OCMCA.org/eBridge or email the OCMCA with any questions at Qi@ocmca.org
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e-Bridge overview for Southeast Michigan EMS
This brief video provides an overview of the e-Bridge application for EMS providers serving within the Oakland County Medical Control Authority (OCMCA).
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Direct Call to Hospital
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to perform a direct call to the hospital using the e-Bridge application.
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Priority 1 Call Back Request
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to initiate a Priority 1 Call Back Request using the e-Bridge application.
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Priority 2 Transport
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to notify the hospital of a priority 2 patient transport using the e-Bridge application.
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Priority 3 Transport
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to notify the hospital of a priority 3 patient transport using the e-Bridge application.
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STEMI Alert
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to notify the hospital of a STEMI Alert patient transport using the e-Bridge application.
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Stroke Alert
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to notify the hospital of a Stroke Alert patient transport using the e-Bridge application.
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Trauma Activation Request
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to perform a Trauma Activation Request to the receiving hospital using the e-Bridge application.
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OB Emergency
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to notify the hospital of an OB Emergency using the e-Bridge application.
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Refusal of Care or Transport
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to contact the hospital regarding a patient refusal of care or transport using the e-Bridge application.
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Pronounce Death
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to contact the hospital regarding a pronouncement of death using the e-Bridge application.
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Medical Direction
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to contact the hospital to obtain online medical direction using the e-Bridge application.
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MCI Declaration
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to declare a mass casualty incident and notify an entire system of hospitals using the e-Bridge application.
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MCI Transport Notice
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to notify a hospital of a patient transport from the scene of a mass casualty incident (MCI) using the e-Bridge application.
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Incident Photo
This brief video provides instructions for OCMCA EMS providers to send an incident photo to any hospital using the e-Bridge application.
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