MRSC Insight Blog
Posts for Emergency Medical Services
With a goal of reducing non-emergency calls to 911 and limiting costly, unnecessary trips to the emergency room, several fire departments in Washington State have begun mobile health programs that provide coordinated follow-up care to patients after a 911 response has occurred.
This blog looks at the co-responder law enforcement model, which brings social service responders and mental health professionals into the 911 crisis response.
This blog post looks at community paramedicine, a healthcare approach that uses emergency medical technicians to deliver basic medical services to patients, often in their own home.
Senior Communications Coordinator Steve Hawley reviews some ballot measure results from the recent primary election in this blog post.
On May 11, I wrote a blog post discussing new legislation (SB 5381, ch. 115, Laws of 2012) that makes it easier to renew an emergency medical services (EMS) levy.