EMS World

NOV 2018

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EMSWORLD.com | NOVEMBER 2018 13 For More Sound complicated? Don't worr y— there's help! The National Associa- tion of EMTs' MIH-CP toolkit has elec- tronic workbook s with example s EMS agencies can use as templates to perform this type of modeling. 6 REFERENCES 1. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Ser vices. CMS' program his tor y, w w w.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agenc y-information/His tor y/. 2. Reinberg S. More Advanced Emergenc y Care May be Worse for Cardiac Arres t Vic tims: Study. U.S. News & World Repor t, ht tps://health.usnews.com/health-news/ar ticles/2014/11/24/ more-advanced-emergenc y-care-may-be-worse-for-cardiac-arres t- vic tims-s tudy. 3. Wandling MW, Nathens AB, Shapiro MB, et al. A ssociation of Prehospital Mode of Transpor t With Mor talit y in Penetrating Trauma. JAMA, 2018 Feb; ht tps://jamanet work.com/journals/jamasurger y/ ar ticle-abs trac t /2654239. 4. Erich J. ' The Moment We've Been Waiting For ': Anthem to Compensate EMS Care Without Transpor t. EMS World, w w w. emsworld.com/news/218925/moment-weve-been-waiting-anthem- compensate-ems-care-without-transpor t. 5. Arizona Health Care Cos t Containment Sys tem. Treat and Refer Recognition Program, w w w.azahccc s.gov/PlansProviders/ NewProviders/treatandrefer.html. 6. National A ssociation of Emergenc y Medical Technicians. MIH-CP Program Toolkit, ht tp://w w w.naemt.org/initiatives/mih-cp/mih-cp- program-toolkit. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Matt Zavadsky, MS-HSA, NREMT, is chief strategic integration officer at MedStar Mobile Healthcare, the exclusive emergency and nonemergency EMS/MIH provider for Fort Worth and 14 other cities in North Texas. He is a member of the EMS World editorial advisory board. Kevin G. Munjal, MD, MPH, is an emergency physician who completed an EMS fellowship with the New York City Fire Department (FDNY). He is founder and chair of the New York Mobile Integrated Healthcare Association (NYMIHA), an organization seeking to empower EMS providers to play a larger, more integrated role within the healthcare system by promoting new models of mobile healthcare. As the healthcare system moves toward value-based and outcome-driven economic models, our model becomes antiquated and, frankly, incompatible with demonstrating value. NAEMT.ORG/EDUCATION /NAEMTFriends /NAEMT_ 1-800-34-NAEMT Evidence-based EMS Education From a Trusted Brand in Quality Access courses when you need them and how you want them – classroom, online learning, printed or electronic materials. For More Information Circle 16 on Reader Service Card

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