Idaho

Enabling Legislation Passed in 2015: Idaho H0153 2015

Gathering Momentum: Recent Legislative Action on Community Paramedicine

Despite the best efforts of paramedics, physicians and other health workers, determined promotion of healthcare provision within the community is sometimes not enough to create and sustain successful Mobile […]Read More »

Community Paramedicine Initiative Drives Conversation for Change in Idaho

As the community paramedicine initiative in Bonner County expands, disputes over the distribution of funding and services arise between the Sagle Fire District and the […]Read More »

Podcast: Next Generation 911 Technology

New 911 technology is set to be implemented that integrates data, video, photos, and text messaging. Supporters say this is monumental for what it could […]Read More »

Idaho Proposes Law to Allow Billing for Non-ER Transports

At the moment, EMS in Idaho and in much of the United States has only been able to bill patients who are being transported to […]Read More »

Community Paramedic Programs Proliferate Nationwide

MedStar in Fort Worth started one of the earliest community paramedicine programs in 2009 and now, according to one of their spokespersons, there are about […]Read More »

Community Paramedicine: A Legal Analysis

The Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response (ASPR) funded a legal analysis of Community Paramedicine (CP) / Mobile Integrated Healthcare (MIH) for the Association of […]Read More »

Community Paramedic Program Reduces ER Visits in Idaho

As reported by KTVB news, a pilot community paramedicine program in Ada county has been aiming to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits. The program started […]Read More »