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Improving Rural Systems of Care for Time Critical Diagnoses: A Review of State Flex Program Activities

Description
Examines state Flex program initiatives to improve time critical diagnoses (TCD) care systems and integrate rural emergency medical services (EMS) into area care systems, particularly Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Briefly describes what each of the 17 participating states did to collaborate with EMS stakeholders, enhance TCD capacity, support EMS training, provide technical assistance to local EMS agencies, and collect EMS and TCD data.
Author(s)
John A. Gale, Karen Pearson
Date
01/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Flex Monitoring Team
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency medical services · Healthcare quality