EMS World

Haywood Regional Medical Center is developing the initiative with the county to cut down on hospital readmissions.
Portland is reaching out to residents struggling with addiction through community paramedics instead of jail time.
EMS providers are used to delivering one message, one time, to one place. But community paramedics must get comfortable with continued dialogue among a patient's entire care team. Technology can help.
Can fire-based MIH become a fiscally sustainable model? More important, does it improve the health of communities?
Memphis Fire Department Lt. Kevin Spratlin will cover the city's community paramedicine innovations.
Daniel Felton discusses how to overcome the legislative hurdles of establishing MIH-CP in your community.
Since medical emergencies comprise 87% of their calls, Albuquerque Fire Department hopes the program will more efficiently address their responses to those calls.
The “Right Care, Right Now” program diverts low acuity 9-1-1 calls to nurses who will point patients in the direction of the appropriate healthcare resources.
How three major systems are using MIH concepts to deal with a familiar challenge.
South Bend Fire Department hopes to decrease calls from frequent flyers and connect them with the appropriate resources for their health care needs.
A new tool is helping community health centers document and address these factors. 
An Arizona VA program calculates veterans’ risk and uses community paramedics to help them. 
In New York, reforming Medicaid meant looking beyond just healthcare. 
With a few simple steps, Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley Health Network improved its reimbursement while keeping patients safe. 
The pilot program has already seen declines in 9-1-1 calls from 'frequent flyer' patients.