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August 03, 2020
The new advanced care model involves paramedics, nurses and other support staff to provide virtual and in-person care for patients transitioning from hospital to home.
January 07, 2020
How can EMS realize the full value of evolving delivery models?
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.
December 30, 2019
Data revealed that 5,067 ED visits were made by only 163 patients in a recent year.
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.
December 12, 2019
Chattanooga Fire Department reduced calls by 63% among 13 patients by conducting needs assessments and connecting them with appropriate resources.
December 04, 2019
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December 01, 2019
Assistant Editor Valerie Amato chats with Captain Jessica Banks, EMT-P, RN of Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. They discuss delivering patient care as a community paramedic, how a mobile integrated…
Valerie Amato, NREMT, December 01, 2019
An MIH program brings medication-assisted treatment to people with SUD.
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.
Daniel R. Gerard, MS, RN, NRP, November 01, 2019
Financial missteps in the early stages can doom your program to bankruptcy.
October 11, 2019
The team consists of first responders, health department workers and peer recovery coaches offering outreach to patients who overdose.
Jordan Rau, October 02, 2019
Medicare's been applying penalties since 2012, but the overall drop in readmits has been small.
October 01, 2019
CAHOOTS, a team of medics and mental health counselors, estimates their crisis intervention work saves $7 million a year by not transporting patients to hospitals.
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.
September 11, 2019
A community paramedicine program sees better patient outcomes after adopting an ePCR system.
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