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Portland First Responders Aided by Homelessness Outreach Team
September 15, 2019
Dispatchers will send CAHOOTS (Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets) to calls involving homeless people and provide medical and behavioral health assistance to relieve emergency crews.
Reducing Falls and Calls via Better Collaboration
September 11, 2019
A community paramedicine program sees better patient outcomes after adopting an ePCR system.
Bringing the Doc to the Home
Stephanie Noriea, Esq.; Jared Oscarson, NRP, FACPE, September 01, 2019
Ready Responders’ model uses telehealth to bolster community care.
Akron Fire Department Launches Community Paramedicine Program
August 28, 2019
REACH (Resources, Education, and Advocacy for Community Health) paramedics focus their efforts on seniors and underserved populations.
Tex. Community Paramedic Program Serves the Homeless
August 19, 2019
Austin paramedics from the Homeless Outreach Street Team hit the streets to connect homeless people with healthcare, housing and transportation services.
Wisc. City Implements Mental Health Ambulance Program
August 07, 2019
The program sends a medic and crisis worker to patients experiencing mental health crises.
Kan. MIH Program Launches to Reduce 9-1-1 Calls
August 02, 2019
Wichita's 90-day pilot program will send the Integrated Care Team—a paramedic, police officer, and mental health specialist—to patients experiencing mental health crises.
Pinnacle: Telehealth and Addiction Care in EMS
Valerie Amato, NREMT, July 30, 2019
As the first point of access, EMS is in a unique position to help patients struggling with addiction and mental illness.
ImageTrend Connect: The Value of Data
John Erich, July 24, 2019
Michael Wright’s opening keynote shows how good things can happen when you marshal it.
Ind. Health Dept. Deploys Mobile Response Unit to Fight Opioid Crisis
July 12, 2019
The vehicle, designed like an ambulance, will have a social worker, public health nurse, recovery coach and a licensed clinician on board.
Minn. Paramedics, Police Create Mental Health Outreach Program
July 05, 2019
Maplewood community paramedics and police officers are teaming up to provide proper resources to frequent flyers with mental health issues.
San Diego Revives MIH-CP Program to Reduce Frequent Flyer Calls
June 25, 2019
The Resource Access Program team consists of two paramedics, two fire department members, and two Psychiatric Emergency Response Team clinicians.
Ohio Health System Launches EMS-Based Accountable Care Network
John Erich, June 25, 2019
It will represent EMS’ best opportunity yet to demonstrate the value it can provide.
Mental Health Patients Benefit from Colo. Community Paramedicine
June 18, 2019
Eagle County Paramedic Services has reduced transports to the hospital by 78% in the first six months of their new program.
Indiana MIH Program Focuses on New Moms, Babies
James Careless, May 31, 2019
Project Swaddle aims to reduce neonatal morbidity and mortality.
Kan. Ambulance Transformed Into Community Outreach Vehicle
May 31, 2019
The vehicle will be staffed with a paramedic, mental health professional, homeless outreach advocate and intervention team member to provide medical services to the homeless.
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