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Interview with Dr Kenneth Kizer MD

The Health and Hospital Network recently conducted an interview with Dr. Kenneth Kizer MD, the Chief of Population Medicine at UC Davis.  He discusses how […]Read More »

CP Pilot in Fairfield, California Focuses on At-Risk Pulmonary Patients

In Fairfield, California, a new community paramedicine pilot program focuses on patients who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and those at risk for heart failure (common frequent ER […]Read More »

Pre-Hospital Data Sharing: The Future of Community Paramedicine?

One common barrier to successful community paramedicine programs is a lack of data sharing between EMS providers, hospital providers, and other relevant providers such as […]Read More »

VIDEO: Orange County Alternate Destination Program

A joint venture between the fire departments of Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach and Newport Beach is testing a program that allows first responder emergency services to […]Read More »

INTERVIEW: Dr. James Dunford on San Diego Community Paramedicine

San Diego City Medical Director Dr. James Dunford worked to launch San Diego’s Resource Access Program (RAP) to better handle EMS “mega-users”, which has kicked off […]Read More »

AUDIO: Southern California Public Radio on Community Paramedicine

Here is a Southern California Public Radio story from KPCC on January 1, 2016 about the Glendale Fire Departments program which is being done in […]Read More »

Articles on 2 of the California Projects

Last year the state of California launched 13 pilot Community Paramedicine/Mobile Integrated Healthcare projects. We are noticing an increasing amount of reports about these projects […]Read More »

Clinic opens at California firehouse

In a unique partnership between the Hayward Fire Department and Alameda County Healthcare Services, a public clinic, located at Hayward Fire Station 7, has opened. […]Read More »

California EMSA gives award for Innovation in EMS

This year, the California Emergency Medical Services Authority gave its award for “Innovation in EMS” to an agency supervisor for his work in community paramedicine. […]Read More »

VIDEO: Frequent 911 caller program in Austin-Travis County

Starting in January 2009, Austin- Travis EMS (ATEMS) launched its Community Health Paramedic Program. The goal of the program is to identify frequent 911 users […]Read More »

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