Kan. Start-Up Builds Drone for First Responders

Sep 17 , 2018

By: EMSWORLD Sept. 17—One thing Toby Tracy, a remote systems specialist, really likes about working with DV8 Tech, is the start-up life. It has ups and down, but he gets to come in every day and solve problems. One of … Continue reading …

How EMS agencies can prepare their communities to ‘Stop the Bleed’

Sep 14 , 2018

By: EMS1 Prehospital care experts stress the importance of the Stop the Bleed initiative, preparing bystanders to control severe hemorrhage and securing funding for a statewide program. A live simulcast from the EMS Today 2018 conference, sponsored by Bound Tree, … Continue reading …

N.M. Paramedicine Team Targets Frequent Flyers

Sep 11 , 2018

By: McClatchy / EMSWORLD Sept. 08—Albuquerque Fire and Rescue’s Home Engagement and Alternative Response Team, also known as HEART, has started working with patients who have a history of repeat calls to the 911 system. Comprised of AFR paramedics, HEART … Continue reading …

Texas high school may implement EMT program for students

Jul 24 , 2018

By EMS1 Staff Clyde High School is considering a program that would allow seniors to be EMT-certified upon graduation. ABILENE, Texas — A high school is considering a program that would give its seniors the opportunity to be EMT-certified upon … Continue reading …

More Community Paramedicine Articles

Community Paramedicine Articles

Germany Launches First Community Paramedic Program

Sep 20 , 2018

By:  EMSWORLD ictured: Professional fire brigade of the city of Oldenburg, German Red Cross Cloppenburg, Malteser Hilfsdienst gGmbH city of Oldenburg and district of Vechta and rescue service Ammerland GmbH. On March 9, 2018, 25 paramedics began their training as community paramedics, … Continue reading …

Ind. Fire Department Launches Community Paramedicine Program

Sep 20 , 2018

By: McClathcy Kraig Younts / EMSWORLD The Rushville Republican, Ind. Sept. 14—The Rushville Fire Department is announcing the introduction of its community paramedic service. The service will be offered to patients free of charge. Rachel Clark, Deputy Chief of Emergency … Continue reading …

3 benefits of a community paramedicine program

Sep 12 , 2018

By Shawna Renga for EMS1 BrandFocus A treatment-based approach can help your agency provide more appropriate care, reduce costly transports and benefit your staff as well as the patients you serve. Community paramedicine programs are beginning to grow across the … Continue reading …

Ohio Community Paramedics Help Patients Overcome Addiction

Sep 10 , 2018

By: McClatchy The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 20—An image seared into the memory of Scott Duff motivates him to help Fairfield County residents who are addicted to opioids and other drugs get clean and reclaim their lives. “I was at … Continue reading …

N.M. Paramedicine Team Targets Frequent Flyers

Sep 10 , 2018

By:  McClatchy – Albuquerque Journal, N.M. / EMSWORLD Sept. 08—Albuquerque Fire and Rescue’s Home Engagement and Alternative Response Team, also known as HEART, has started working with patients who have a history of repeat calls to the 911 system. Comprised of … Continue reading …

Community paramedicine could ease the opioid epidemic

Aug 23 , 2018

By: Allison G.S. Knox, Faculty member at American Military University Using community paramedicine resources to monitor opioid-addicted patients detoxing at home could relieve the burden on EMS and ERs. Like other public organizations, emergency medical services are going through a number of … Continue reading …