MIH-CP Knowledge Center

Please use this Knowledge Center to assist in researching, planning and developing your MIH-CP program. The documents include background information on MIH-CP, reference materials, case studies, articles, surveys and white papers.

CategoryTitleDescriptionDate Published
ArticleCommunity Health Worker CertificationDiscussed CHWC and its role in MIH-CP programs4/09/2017
Program Description/ToolsNAEMSP MIH-CP resourcesPowerPoints from the Jan. 24 Committee Meeting2/06/2017
Case StudyTransitions of Care Model Inclusive of Unplanned Care Improves the Patient ExperienceA patient-centered, unplanned care treatment strategy may significantly improve the patient’s healthcare experience while reducing unnecessary utilization of higher cost, inpatient healthcare resources.10/16/2016
ResearchMobile Integrated Healthcare: Preliminary Experience and Impact Analysis with a Medicare Advantage PopulationJournal of Health Economics and Outcomes Research 10/16/2016
ResearchAn Innovative Approach to Health Care Delivery for Patients with Chronic ConditionsMIH is an emerging model that leverages EMS systems to effectively address the key issues of care transitions, longitudinal care, and unplanned episodes of care.10/16/2016
ResearchMobile Integrated Healthcare: Preliminary Experience and Impact Analysis with a Medicare Advantage PopulationStudy in the Journal of Health Economics and Outcomes Research10/03/2016
ResearchProviding Acute Care at Home: Community Paramedics Enhance an Advanced Illness Management Program—Preliminary DataStudy by Northwell Health researchers in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 9/12/2016
Case StudyConvening a Learning Community To Reduce Non-urgent Use of Emergency Services in Detroit Published in AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange8/19/2016
Program Description/ToolsCommunity Paramedicine – Treat & Refer EMS Agency RecognitionReimbursement through Arizona Medicaid for EMS agencies to treat and refer, but do no transport patients unnecessarily. 5/19/2016
ResearchFire Based MIH-CP – Data and ResourcesReport includes where MIH-CP is being used in the USA and what information is available from those communities.5/10/2016
InfographicMake Your Patients health and Your ED Happy with Community ParamedicineThe Advisory Board Company visually explains community paramedicine.4/01/2016
Program Description/ToolsArizona Policy Primer – "Fired Up: Community Paramedicine Models Blaze a Trail"Overview of Arizona MIH-CP programs, including multiple case studies Published: Feb 2016 3/23/2016
ResearchEMS Telemedicine Report: Prehospital Use of Video TechnologiesNational Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) report includes trends, case studies and survey results on perceptions of EMS telemedicine usefulness3/08/2016
ResearchCommunity paramedicine model of care: an observational, ethnographic case studyStudy finds community engagement distinguishes CP from other EMS services2/03/2016
ArticlePinch Hitting: Doctor Shortages in Rural America Have Paramedics Stepping Up To the Plate When NeededState Legislatures magazine explores community paramedicine and legislative change11/05/2015
ArticlePrevalence of Untreated Severe Mental Illness … Places Unmanageable Burden on First Responders and Law EnforcementStatistics and background information on the nation's mental health crisis from the Interagency Board; useful for EMS agencies seeking to develop a mental health intervention.10/01/2015
Program Description/ToolsDoing it RightJEMS special supplement on MIH-CP scope of practice, training and best practices tips9/01/2015
ResearchRural Medicare Beneficiaries Have Fewer Follow-up Visits and Greater Emergency Department Use PostdischargeStudy in the journal Medical Care finds rural patients less likely to receive follow-up care9/01/2015
ResearchTimeliness of Outpatient Follow-up: An Evidence-Based Approach for Planning After Hospital DischargeAnnals of Family Medicine study finds high-risk patient who receive follow-up care within 14 days after discharge have lower readmission risk8/21/2015
Case StudyCommunity Health Worker Agencies Partner with Emergency Medical Service Providers in MichiganAHRQ article about program to reduce 911 calls by connecting frequent users to community-based services8/19/2015
State LegislationMassachusetts state law authorizing MIH-CPby Massachusetts state legislature7/17/2015
ResearchHow Can the Ambulance Industry Meet the Demand for Value-Based, Consumer-Driven CarePaper by Medlert Inc. describes the impact of changes in technology and consumer expectations on the ambulance industry 6/24/2015
ResearchEyes and Ears on the Homebound Patient During an Emergency Response.A poster from North Shore LIJ on using video to enhance a community paramedicine program 6/24/2015
Program Description/ToolsMIH Summit PresentationsPowerPoints from the event held April 2015 in Washington, D.C.6/24/2015
Program Description/ToolsEMS in the New Post Acute Care EnvironmentMedStar Mobile Healthcare presentation6/24/2015