Child Abuse Awareness for the EMS Provider

Oct 16 , 2019

By: EMSWORLD ? Roger Smith, NRP; Ryan Brown, MD; and Curtis L. Knoles, MD, FAAP We’ve all had that call that makes the hair on our necks stand up or gives us that twinge in our gut that tells us the … Continue reading …

NH county opioid program model needs innovation and expansion, official says

Sep 30 , 2019

BY: Hadley Barnodollar – EMS1 The Dover Doorway program is not working as designed, and the number of individuals seeking help from each area is severely disproportionate PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — The Doorway-NH state program constructed to fight the opioid crisis … Continue reading …

Minn. Paramedics, Police Create Mental Health Outreach Program

Aug 28 , 2019

By EMSWORLD / Shannon Prather Star Tribune (Minneapolis) Some people call 911 a dozen times or more per month describing emotional upheaval, sometimes reporting visions, voices and even suicidal thoughts. Police and paramedics who must respond say they are left … Continue reading …


May 13 , 2019

“Historical Leap In Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI: Fire Department Health & EMS New Proceedures, Treatments & Training Announcements, Including Largest Study, And JAMA Publication, 2019”

More Community Paramedicine Articles

Community Paramedicine Articles

Paying for Your Mobile Health Program

Nov 5 , 2019

BY: EMSWORLD / Daniel R. Gerard, MS, RN, NRP  ET3.Did I get your attention? The reimbursement innovation proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) holds great promise to transform the landscape of EMS.While community paramedic programs have gained … Continue reading …

How a mobile incident command vehicle fleet supports emergency management

Oct 11 , 2019

By: EMS1 – Randall D. Larson The story behind one of the busiest mobile incident command and communication resources in Silicon Valley Over the last couple of decades, the acquisition of mobile command vehicles for local agencies has moved from … Continue reading …

Reducing Falls and Calls via Better Collaboration

Sep 30 , 2019

By: EMSWORLD September 11—Ohio passed legislation that expanded care beyond 911 calls, allowing community paramedics to be among the first responders who could visit patients in their homes to provide care outside of 911 calls. This enabled community paramedics to become … Continue reading …

Bringing the Doc to the Home

Sep 10 , 2019

By: EMSWORLD/ Stephanie Noriea, Esq; Jared Oscarson, NRP, FSCPE Charlie, a Medicaid recipient, visited the emergency department 17 times in one year for back pain and hypertension. Why? Because the only way he knew to access the healthcare system was … Continue reading …

Akron Fire Department Launches Community Paramedicine Program

Aug 29 , 2019

 BY: EMSWORLD / Akron Beacon Journal Paramedics in Akron have a new role offering free, in-home consultations to help residents avoid injuries, live healthier lives and, ultimately, call 911 less for non-emergencies. The city announced Tuesday that the Akron Fire … Continue reading …

Tex. Community Paramedic Program Serves the Homeless

Aug 28 , 2019

By: EMSWORLD – Chase Karacostas Austin American-Statesman Amber Price walks around Austin handing out the essentials—bus passes, water bottles, medication and paperwork for birth certificates—to the people she sees every day living on the streets. Price, a paramedic for 15 … Continue reading …