Community paramedicine: Program characteristics and evaluation

This evidence-based report examines expanding the role of paramedics in the community. It summarizes the various types of community paramedicine programs (characteristics, implementation, and funding sources in other jurisdictions) as well as the safety, effectiveness, and economic outcomes of these paramedic programs towards providing patients with alternate, non-emergency health or social services within the community, contextualized to the Alberta setting.

 

 

 

Publication Type: Health Technology Assessments /
Systematic Reviews

Year of Publication: 2017

Topics: Healthcare Services

Authors: Bing Guo, Paula Corabian, Charles Yan, Lisa Tjosvold

ISBN (online): 978-1-926929-84-2