AIMHI Intelligence

New outreach program aims to reduce 911 calls

ROCKVILLE, Md. – A new program that targets frequent 911 callers in Montgomery County will receive $400,000 in additional funding once approved by the county council. Montgomery County Council Executive Ike Leggett announced the Mobile Integrated Healthcare program Wednesday following what officials call a “successful” pilot period. The program reduced […]

AMR Staffing Shortage Ends Program Aimed To Reduce Frequent 911 Callers

A program launched to help unclog excessive 911 callers from the city’s emergency system is no longer operating due to staffing challenges facing the City of San Diego’s ambulance service provider, AMR. In an email to NBC 7 Investigates, AMR attributed the problem to a “paramedic staffing shortage” across San […]

The healthcare of tomorrow will move away from hospitals

The question of what the healthcare of tomorrow will look like prompts a broad, compelling thought experiment. As healthcare professionals of all stripes gathered in downtown Washington, D.C., last week to discuss that very question, a few key ideas emerged. Here are the most interesting ideas Healthcare Dive found at […]

In Las Vegas, 911 Callers Have a Choice: Ambulance or Lyft?

A new pilot program by the Las Vegas Fire and Rescue Department aims to reduce the number of ambulance trips for nonemergency 911 calls. As one part of providing the right care in the right setting, the city’s 911 operators are being trained to identify health-related complaints that might not […]

RPS equipped with ‘bleed kits’ in case of mass casualty situation

It’s something we all hope never happens, but now, local school staff are being equipped to respond if the worst were to ever occur. 8News got a look inside Richmond Public Schools as the new ‘bleed kits’ were delivered. Richmond Ambulance Authority and VCU Medical Center delivered the so-called “bleed […]