Thursday, March 21, 2013

Community paramedicine programs offer savings

Several areas across the country are trying out community paramedicine programs in an effort to increase healthcare services and decrease healthcare costs.

Community paramedicine programs enable traveling paramedics to perform a variety of services for elderly patients, low income patients and patients in rural areas and help eliminate unnecessary or repeat trips to hospitals, or provide care that the patient otherwise wouldn’t receive.

(Read my complete column in Healthcare Finance News)

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