About chattanooga medcomm


Designated in 1998 by the State of Tennessee Department of Health, Emergency Medical Services division, Erlanger's LIFE FORCE Communications Center serves as the Regional Medical Communications Center (RMCC) for Southeast Tennessee (Region 3). 

As the Region 3 RMCC, Chattanooga MedComm serves as a medical resource coordination center for hospitals, emergency medical services and other members of the Southeast Tennessee Regional Healthcare Coalition.

MedComm Scope

MedComm coordinates medical communications, consultation and mutual aid support for EMS services in the Southeast Tennessee Region. MedComm provides advisory status reports and direct ambulance-to-hospital communications routing for transports to Chattanooga area hospital emergency departments, including: 

  • CHI Memorial Hospital - Glenwood
  • CHI Memorial Hospital - Hixson
  • Children's Hospital at Erlanger 
  • Erlanger East Hospital 
  • Erlanger Medical Center - Baroness Campus
  • Erlanger North Hospital
  • Parkridge East Hospital 
  • Parkridge Medical Center
  • Parkridge North Emergency Department