|Title||Mobile Integrated Health Care - Community Paramedicine: A Resource for Community-Dwelling People at Risk for Needing Long-Term Care|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Authors||Coffman, JM, LaFrance, A|
|Institution||UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term Care|
|Keywords||community health services, Community Paramedicine, patient care|
Issue: Mobile integrated healthcare-community paramedicine (MIH-CP) is a new model of care that trains paramedics to deliver a broader range of services than traditional emergency response and transport of people to emergency departments (ED). Some MIH-CP programs servesenior citizens and/or younger persons with debilitating chronic conditionswho are at risk of needing long-term care (LTC). This report summarizes the findings of a landscape analysis and presents four examples of MIH-CP programs that serve these persons.