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Legislation Passed in 2015: NorthCarolina H487v0

VIDEO: Wake County EMS Advanced Practice Paramedics

Wake County, North Carolina has received much attention in recent years for its cardiac arrest protocols and excellent ROSC rates, but that’s not the only […]Read More »

All About Grants: Exciting Plans in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Rhode Island

Grant money is often an important source of funding for community paramedicine programs, especially newer initiatives. At the end of the day, the goal is […]Read More »

Two North Carolina Paramedics Pioneer the Way for Promising New Program

Leading the way for a new community paramedicine program in Johnston County, North Carolina are two paramedics, Teresa Wall and Bradley Chestnut. With some additional […]Read More »

North Carolina Community Paramedicine Pilot Program Act

The General Assembly of North Carolina passed an Act to become effective on July 1, 2015. The purpose of this Act is to reduce health […]Read More »

EMS Value-based Reimbursement: Medicaid and Medicare and Community Paramedicine

Register Now! This article by Arthur Hsieh explains how maintaining funding is a major barrier to progress and innovation in most EMS agencies and pilot […]Read More »

New Hanover's Community Paramedicine Program Shows Favorable Results

Like many EMS agencies in the United States, the New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) was receiving many 911 calls from patients with non-emergencies. However, […]Read More »

North Carolina's APP Program Celebrates 6 Years

Earlier this month, North Carolina’s Wake County EMS Advanced Practice Paramedic Program celebrated their sixth anniversary. The APP Program began in January 2009 and has […]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 »

North Carolina Grants Funding for Community Paramedicine

In December 2013, North Carolina’s Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services started an initiative to provide crisis prevention and early intervention. […]Read More »

Baby Boomers Influence Innovations in Health Care, Including Community Paramedicine

Baby boomers are influencing health care in a major way by calling for more innovations in health care tools and technology. With advancements in technology, […]Read More »

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