Emerging Practice

Health Emergency Ready Oregon (HERO) Kids Registry

State/Jurisdiction: Oregon
Setting: Clinical
Population: Families & Caregivers Medical & Public Health Professionals
Topic Area: Care Coordination
NPMs: NPM 11: Medical Home

The HERO Kids Registry is the first-of-its-kind statewide registry to address emergency medical information gaps. The goals are to: (a) provide key information to EMS and ED providers in the first few moments of care, ensuring they have necessary information to care for the pediatric patient; and (b) provide families with a reliable statewide system for health emergency preparedness.

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Program Resources

Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs
Brittany Tagliaferro-Lucas
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