HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. – Hendricks Regional Hospital has launched a community paramedicine program that aims to break the ambulance-hospital service cycle in non-emergency situations.
The county says they’re dealing with too many non-emergency EMS calls, and they’re hoping the new program will help cut back.
According to the Hendricks Regional Health in Hendricks County, 50 percent of EMS calls are for non-emergency needs. That adds up to as much as $1.2 million annually in care and services delivered by EMS and emergency departments.Read Full Article