Pennsylvania

Community Paramedicine Services Act in Pennsylvania

Across the state of Pennsylvania, various community paramedicine initiatives have been implemented in Erie, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and Lancaster. Their successes have generally indicated to legislators that it’s […]Read More »

VIDEO: Former FDNY Fellow's CP program at Geisinger Featured in Wall Street Journal!

Recently, the Wall Street Journal published an article introducing community paramedicine, emphasizing common program aspects like visiting patients at home, care coordination between different types […]Read More »

Pittsburgh Paramedic Program Aims to Reduce ER Visits

A new program in Pittsburgh and surrounding municipalities aims to cut down the number of nonemergency ER visits. The most common source of nonemergency 911 […]Read More »

A Pittsburgh Health Network Uses Telemedicine via iPads

Last year, Pittsburgh’s Allegheny Health Network started using iPads to connect patients to doctors. This form of telemedicine allows physicians to provide direct care to […]Read More »

Pittsburgh's Innovative Approach to Community Paramedicine Programs

In September 2013, the Allegheny County EMS Council (ACEMSC) started the CONNECT Community Paramedicine Program. Representing about 45 EMS agencies in the county, ACEMSC wanted […]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 »

EMS program using iPads to connect patients to the ED in Pennsylvania

Allegheny Health Network and the Lower Kiski and A-K Pulser Emergency Medical Services began the first Community Paramedicine program in Pennsylvania to connect patients to […]Read More »

A White Paper Report on Community Paramedicine from the State of Pennsylvania

This White Paper on community paramedicine from the state of Pennsylvania touches on all the programs currently underway in the keystone state. It also has […]Read More »

Improving pre-hospital care in Pennsylvania

Here’s a great article about how the Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania is improving the quality and delivery of emergency care. Dr. Stewart […]Read More »

"Safe Landings" Mobile Integrated Healthcare program starts in Pennsylvania

The Community Paramedicine program called “Safe Landings” aims to help new and expectant parents in the home. Here is a short press release on the […]Read More »