The family of a Black man killed by Philadelphia police officers in a shooting caught on video had called for an ambulance to get him help with a mental health crisis, not for police intervention, their lawyer said.
The Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority created the community paramedicine program in May 2017 to fill the gaps in health care that no one else can.
Learn how one Minnesota-based hospital is using its community paramedics to battle the coronavirus.
Changes may be coming to Aurora (CO) to how the city responds to many non-violent 911 calls.
The White House launched the Pledge to Embrace Technology to Advance America’s Health in order to reassure patients, providers and payers that telehealth is here to stay and will be covered over the long term.
Across the U.S., “hospital at home” programs are taking off amid the pandemic, thanks to communications technology, portable medical equipment and teams of doctors, nurses, X-ray techs and paramedics.
The authors believe this is a best practice model that can be used for future pandemic/all-hazard events in which an alternate care site field hospital is needed.
This study evaluates the economic impact of a mobile integrated health community paramedicine program with a consultant pharmacist partnership established in Manatee County, Florida.
Ride along with Austin-Travis County EMS.
The new program, termed Corona Care Israel, is a free, anonymous, 24/7 mental health service that provides critical relief to first responders and health care workers suffering from the mental health stress of COVID-19.