CMS felt it couldn’t determine the impact of the model because there weren’t enough participants. That’s disappointing for MIH providers. However, CMS did state that lessons learned during the course of the model could be useful in the future. So, there’s hope of developing another payment strategy.  The design of the current model contributed to […]

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September 27, 2023

ET3’s History

Diverse healthcare professionals including paramedics, EMTs, physicians, nurses, social workers, and pharmacists stand together. In the background, a mobile healthcare van is parked in a community with houses and people.

NAMIHP is excited to continue to build on the success of our March Summit as we get ready for the fall summit at EMS World. NAMIHP is sponsoring a pre-conference session with two days of dedicated programming for mobile integrated health and community paramedicine programs.  “We’re looking forward to welcoming attendees from across the country […]

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August 23, 2023

NAMIHP Gears Up for Fall MIH Summit

"People discussing in a boardroom."

Mobile integrated health (MIH) is leading the way in how the healthcare system provides for patients, particularly those with chronic illness. With a focus on patient outcomes and preventive care, MIH teams are a vital part of any local health system. MIH provides holistic care by incorporating the expertise of multiple team members across disciplines. […]

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July 26, 2023

Diverse Teams Promote Holistic Care, Improved Outcomes

A summary of the upcoming 2023 MIH Fall Summit sponsored by NAMIHP, detailing the agenda, speakers, and topics to be covered.

After working in the intense, fast-paced 911 emergency response environment, some paramedics begin looking to change to a patient-focused role. Being a community paramedic on a mobile integrated health (MIH) team provides a change of pace, which also requires a change in mindset. MIH teams can help paramedics make this shift through onboarding and training […]

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June 25, 2023

Mindset Matters How To Transition from 911 to MIH

The header image for NAMIHP's June 2023 blog post titled 'Mindset Matters: How To Transition from 911 to MIH', featuring a creative montage of 911 emergency calls, medical symbols, and a mind transitioning towards MIH services concept.

Community paramedics know perhaps better than many other health professionals that the social situations people face directly affect their health and health outcomes. Social determinants of health (SDOH) and health equity continue to gain national attention as a way to improve population health.  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is investigating models that […]

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May 27, 2023

The Role of MIH Teams in Improving Health Equity: Data Collection

The Role of MIH Teams in Improving Health Equity: Data Collection