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Envisioning Community Paramedicine

EMS leaders met at the Medtronic headquarters to discuss the focus, components and standard elements of community paramedicine progams.

Posted Thursday, March 21, 2013

Maine-based Ambulance Service to Provide Free, In-home Fall Assessments by Community Paramedics

Program is part of United Ambulance Service's fall prevention initiative.

Posted Monday, March 18, 2013

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EMS Leaders: It’s time for change & innovation

EMS agencies have to begin to fill the gaps in the healthcare system and be more fully integrated into the new healthcare movement.

Posted Tuesday, November 27, 2012

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CMS Innovation Grant Recipients Share Secrets

Three of the grants awarded had an EMS component, and each involve a version of the community paramedic.

Posted Thursday, October 18, 2012

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Collaboration Will Be Key in Community Paramedic Success

The integration of EMS into broader healthcare services was predicted in the 1990s. Finally, may be being realized.

Posted Monday, October 8, 2012

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Argument Against Setting Standards & Rules for Community Paramedic Programs

Skip Kirkwood outlines the reasons why community paramedicine shouldn’t have rules and regulations that generally come with such programs.

Posted Thursday, September 27, 2012

Community Paramedicine Evaluation Tool Available

Community Paramedicine Evaluation Tool is now available.

Posted Monday, July 30, 2012

New Community Paramedicine Law in Maine Looks to Improve Health Care, Cut Costs

The EMS Board will be reviewing proposals for pilot sites and where they will be approved.

Posted Friday, April 6, 2012

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EMS Agencies Share their Respected Practices

Influential EMS agencies share their respected practices.

Posted Sunday, January 1, 2012


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