Topics: Community paramedics

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From Idea to Reality: Federal Funding Supports Quapaw Nation’s Community Paramedicine Program

Quapaw Nation community paramedicine unit


By leveraging federal COVID-related funding, the Quapaw Nation now serves its local residents with a new community paramedicine program. Current program data indicates that it’s bringing significant cost savings, along with valuable information for future local healthcare delivery decision-making. Most importantly, the program is also proving to be widely acceptable to community members.

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February 16, 2022

Services Integration Strengthens Rural EMS

Simulations in Clatsop County


By integrating rural EMS with other services, programs in Oregon, Minnesota and Maine are improving patient care, EMS response times and provider skills.

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August 16, 2012

An Interview with Dennis Berens

Dennis Berens


The former director of the Nebraska Office of Rural Health looks back at his career so far, and discusses the future of rural communities.

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August 16, 2012