How to Make Community Paramedicine Work for Your Agency, Part 2

Health care reform presents both a daunting challenge and a significant opportunity for EMS providers. Part I of this series covers how to identify whether a community paramedicine program is right for your agency and how to demonstrate the need to policymakers and stakeholders. This article explains how to design and introduce a program once [...]

2016-11-20T07:17:23-05:00Sep 15 2016|In the News|

How to Make Community Paramedicine Work for Your Agency, Part 1

Community paramedicine, also known as mobile integrated health, is catching on nationwide as a way to improve patient care while reducing costs. These programs are designed to better serve the community by redirecting the people using a disproportionate amount of emergency services to more appropriate, cost-effective providers. Many of these so-called “frequent fliers” lack insurance [...]

2016-11-20T07:17:23-05:00Jul 5 2016|In the News|

Medicaid Reform Waiver Signed by NC Governor McCrory

June 3, 2016 - This week, NC Governor McCrory signed the Medicaid Reform Waiver which includes an Innovation component to Community Paramedicine. Pictured to the right, the NC Office of EMS, Association of Rescue & EMS, DHHS physicians and NC EMS agencies (Wake County, Guilford County, Mecklenburg County-MEDIC, McDowell County, and Johnston County) were on hand [...]

2016-11-20T07:17:23-05:00Jun 3 2016|In the News|

Scotland County EMS sees bump in revenue

LAURINBURG —When Scotland County EMS pulled up in front of EMS Management and Consultants in Winston-Salem, in an ambulance, no one was alarmed. Sirens weren’t sounding, lights weren’t flashing and no one was injured. The EMS agency visited EMS|MC last week, National EMS Week, to showcase the new vehicle purchased in October 2015, purchased as the [...]

2016-11-20T07:17:23-05:00Jun 3 2016|In the News|