Nurses Balking About Proposed Calif. Paramedicine Program

The Arizona Department of Health Services and ImageTrend partner to give EMS agencies hospital outcome data.
GD’s e-Bridge system helps EMS share critical information quickly and securely with distant doctors and hospitals.
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Nurse advice, alternative destinations and community medics seem to be working as hoped.
Community health programs work with EMS to fill service gaps for complex patients.
Outside the hospital, community resources can work together for better care of patients.
Pilot program provides in-home care to ED “superusers.”
Six-step transition-care bundle keeps discharged patients from returning to the hospital.
Medics can start treatment for an infection, then connect the patient to a physician.
Ryan Brothers Ambulance opened a community paramedic clinic staffed by EMTs, paramedics and CP students.
CCFES will employ non-physician practitioners for the purpose of a “treat and release” program, where patients can be treated at their homes
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