Indiana

New Community Paramedicine Program Grant Approved in Crawfordsville, Indiana

This January, the Crawfordsville Fire Department¬†received some good news; their funding application was approved, and they will receive over $150,000 to get their community paramedicine […]Read More »

Video: Firefighters start MIH program in Indiana

Paramedics with the Carmel Fire Department now how a new role- community paramedics. They respond alongside the ambulance to 911 calls. Once on scene, the […]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 Programs Can Reduce Hospital Fines

President Obama’s Affordable Care Act allows hospitals to be fined if a patient is readmitted for a condition they were recently discharged for. These re-visits […]Read More »

How the Affordable Care Act Will Affect EMS Systems

This report from WBEZ in Indiana explains how the Affordable Care Act has the potential to create the most dramatic changes to our EMS system […]Read More »

IU School of Medicine Awarded HHS Grant to 'Treat the Streets'

Indiana University School of Medicine’s Emergency Department and an Indianapolis EMS group has recieved almost $900,000 from HHS for their Community Paramedicine initiative. They call […]Read More »

In Indiana, Community Paramedicine is Reducing CHF 30-day Readmission Rates and Frequent ED Visitors

An Indianapolis EMS system has created the Community Outreach and Resource Efficiency (CORE) Care Team to address patients that utilize the 911 system for routine […]Read More »