Why Telemedicine Needs to be a Bigger Part of EMS

By: EMSWORLD

Delivering healthcare services and clinician consultations through real-time communications technology isn’t new—but it’s only recently begun gaining traction in the emergency medical services. Community paramedicine is one specialty in which forward-thinking agencies are connecting physicians with patients in their homes. These pilot programs are reducing unnecessary trips to the hospital, freeing up crew times, reducing costs and increasing patient satisfaction with EMS care.

This new e-book from Columbia Southern University outlines the practice and the implications it holds for revolutionizing prehospital care delivery.

Download E-Book here.

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