Community Paramedicine & Telemedicine
Community paramedicine [CP] is a new and rising practice in healthcare, and as such, the term is thrown around the industry with some confusion. Often used interchangeably with Mobile Integrated Healthcare [MIH], it raises more questions in the industry on what it really means and how it could benefit healthcare providers and its patients. MIH/CP provides many benefits, not just to hospitals, but also to the improvement of patient and situational outcomes. If a provider is considering implementing a community paramedicine program, it’s important to understand the tools that would help that program thrive and how telemedicine plays a role. This eBook will define what community paramedicine really means, the benefits of implementation, and value provided.