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Ohio County Gets $225K Grant for Community Paramedicine Program
February 12, 2020
Mercy Health Urbana Hospital and the Urbana Fire Department hope the program will benefit its aging population and growing number of residents with chronic diseases.
Journal Watch: Community Paramedics and Readmission Reduction
Antonio R. Fernandez, PhD, NRP, FAHA, February 01, 2020
Can an EMS CP program actually reduce ED visits and 30-day readmits?
Hospitals Continue Hotspotting for Superutilizers Despite Little Results
January 26, 2020
A New England Journal of Medicine study showed hotspotting, a model focused on helping heavy utilizers of the healthcare system to reduce hospital readmissions, shows varying success rates across the…
Ready Responders, REMSA Announce MIH-CP Partnership
January 24, 2020
The new partnership will provide Nevada residents enhanced mobile healthcare services.
N.C. Non-Emergency Ambulance Service Reduces 9-1-1 Call Volume
January 23, 2020
Haywood County's non-emergency transport service has reduced 9-1-1 calls by 4% and saved the county $250K in operational expenses.
Stories From Expo: Baltimore Leaders on MIH
January 07, 2020
How can EMS realize the full value of evolving delivery models?
Ohio Home Health Service, Fire Departments Provide MIH Program
January 02, 2020
LifeCare Alliance received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to launch the service with local fire departments.
Ohio City to Launch MIH-CP Program to Cut Down on Frequent Flyers
December 30, 2019
Data revealed that 5,067 ED visits were made by only 163 patients in a recent year.
Wisc. MIH Program Reports Successful Data
December 28, 2019
Racine Fire Department’s MIH program handled 848 calls in 2019 that would have normally been dispatched as 9-1-1 calls.
Tenn. Fire Dept. Reduces Frequent Flyer Calls With Outreach Service
December 12, 2019
Chattanooga Fire Department reduced calls by 63% among 13 patients by conducting needs assessments and connecting them with appropriate resources.
IRCP Registration Now Open
December 04, 2019
There's no fee, but spaces are limited.
Bridging the Gap: Curbing Substance Use in Florida
Valerie Amato, NREMT, December 01, 2019
An MIH program brings medication-assisted treatment to people with SUD.
Ky. Hospitals Fund MIH-CP Program After Budget Cuts
November 12, 2019
Lexington Fire Department's federal grant for the program ran out last year, prompting several area hospitals to chip in for its funding.
Paying for Your Mobile Health Program
Daniel R. Gerard, MS, RN, NRP, November 01, 2019
Financial missteps in the early stages can doom your program to bankruptcy.
W.Va. Quick Response Team Tackles Opioid Crisis
October 11, 2019
The team consists of first responders, health department workers and peer recovery coaches offering outreach to patients who overdose.
Amid More Penalties, Readmission Reduction Efforts Raising Questions
Jordan Rau, October 02, 2019
Medicare's been applying penalties since 2012, but the overall drop in readmits has been small.
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