Military nurses, tests coming to help hard-hit Arizona city
Exhausted nurses in rural Yuma, Arizona, are regularly sending COVID-19 patients on a long helicopter ride to hospitals in Phoenix when they don’t have enough staff (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Finding a Foothold for Nordic Skiing in Rural Alaska
The harsh wind-hammered tundra sometimes complicates the prospect, as do the polar bears. But the children are enthusiastic pupils. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Seth Adams Tags: Skiing Rural Areas Polar Bears Travel and Vacations Photography Alaska Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Arctic Regions Kaktovik (Alaska) Nulato (Alaska) Source Type: news

Fight against COVID-19 hits wall of defiance, suspicion in rural California: 'The excuses just go on'
In rural Northern California, small public health departments battle COVID-19 in a region where skepticism of the virus runs deep. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hailey Branson-Potts Source Type: news

Covid tracked - and how it embedded in rural Wales
Clusters of deaths from Covid in the first pandemic wave showed up in rural parts of Wales unexpectedly. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zambia: Piped Water Boosts Women's Health, Happiness and Income in Rural Zambia
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] With running water close to home, women in four Zambian villages gain four hours per week for other activities, study finds (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Census Bureau: Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Small Business Pulse Survey
The Census Bureau is seeking approval for and comments on non-substantive changes to the Small Business Pulse Survey to determine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the functioning of small businesses. Comments are due within 30 days of this notice. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 15, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

EPA: National Primary Drinking Water Regulations: Lead and Copper Rule Revisions
Notice of final rule from the Environmental Protection Agency revising the National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) to address lead contamination in drinking water. This rule will better identify high levels of lead, improve the reliability of lead tap sampling results, strengthen corrosion control treatment requirements, expand consumer awareness, and improve risk communication. This rule also requires community water systems to conduct lead-in-drinking-water testing and public education in schools and childcare facilities. This rule is effective March 16, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 15, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicaid Program: Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation
Pre-publication notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) withdrawing the November 18, 2019 proposed rule, which would have created new reporting requirements for states to address the financing of supplemental and base Medicaid payments through the non-federal share. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 15, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: SBA: Ensuring Equal Treatment for Faith-Based Organizations in SBA's Loan and Disaster Assistance Programs
Pre-publication notice of proposed rule from the Small Business Administration (SBA) that would amend certain regulatory provisions in order to allow faith-based organizations to participate in SBA business loan and disaster assistance programs. Comments are due 30 days after the publication of this notice, which is scheduled for January 19, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 15, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

RBS: Inviting Applications for the Rural Energy for America Program; Correction
Notice from USDA's Rural Business-Cooperative Service making corrections to theNovember 25, 2020 notice of solicitation of applications for the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 15, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

HRSA: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: Faculty Loan Repayment Program; OMB No. 0915-0150-Revision
The Health Resources and Services Administration is seeking comments and burden estimates on including a Disadvantaged Background (DB) form to the Faculty Loan Repayment Program (FLRP) application. Comments are due by February 16, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 15, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

FEMA: Meeting To Implement Pandemic Response Voluntary Agreement Under the Defense Production Act
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) held a series of meetings in January 2021 to implement the Voluntary Agreement for the Manufacture and Distribution of Critical Healthcare Resources Necessary to Respond to a Pandemic. This notice summarizes the objectives of those meetings, which were closed to the public. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 15, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

FCC: Meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment
The Federal Communications Commission announces a virtual public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment (ACDDE) on February 11, 2021 from 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. Eastern. Current agenda items include reports from the Access to Capital Working Group, Digital Empowerment and Inclusion Working Group, and the Diversity in the Tech Sector Working Group. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 15, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: HHS, Department of the Treasury: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2022; Updates to State Innovation Waiver Implementing Regulations
Pre-publication notice of final rule from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of the Treasury setting parameters for risk adjustment, user fees, and cost-sharing for state and federal-based exchanges. This rule also establishes a direct enrollment option for federally-facilitated Exchanges and State Exchanges and implements changes related to section 1332 State Innovation Waivers. These regulations are effective March 15, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 15, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

FNS: Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations 2018 Farm Bill Demonstration Project for Tribal Organizations: Solicitation of Proposals
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is accepting proposals from eligible Tribal Organizations to participate in a self-determination demonstration project to purchase agricultural commodities through the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR). Proposals are due by March 15, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

HHS: Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will hold a virtual public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health on January 29, 2021 from 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern. The purpose of the meeting is to finalize recommendations to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health for improving access to and utilization of preventive services among racial and ethnic minorities. Registration for the meeting is required by January 28, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CDC: Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is extending the comment period on a request for information regarding the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), which is used to measure the health and nutrition status of the general U.S. population. Comments are due within 30 days of this notice. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

SBA: Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Loans
Notice of interim final rule from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to implement section 311 of the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act (the Economic Aid Act). Section 311 of the Economic Aid Act allows SBA to guarantee Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Loans, which are intended to provide additional economic relief to small businesses that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This interim final rule is effective January 12, 2021. Comments are by February 16, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

SBA: Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program as Amended by Economic Aid Act
Notice of interim final rule with comment period from the Small Business Administration (SBA) allowing new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers flexibility in choosing 2019 or 2020 as the base period to calculate maximum loan amounts. This interim final rule also consolidates and restates interim final rules regarding borrower eligibility, lender eligibility, and PPP application and origination requirements for new PPP loans. This interim final rule is effective January 12, 2021. Comments are due by February 16, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: CY 2021 Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program Requirements for Eligible Professionals; Quality Payment Program; Coverage of Opioid Use Disorder Services Furnished by Opioid Treatment Programs; Medicare Enrollment of Opioid Treatment Programs; Electronic Prescribing for Controlled Substances for a Covered Part D Drug; Payment for Office/Outpatient Evaluation and Management Services; Hospital IQR Program; Establish New Code Categories; Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Expanded Model Emergency Policy; Coding and Payment for Virtual Check-in Services Interim Final Rule Policy; Coding and Payment for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Interim Final Rule Policy; Regulatory Revisions in Response to the Public Health Emergency (PHE) for COVID-19; and Finalization of Certain Provisions from the March 31st, May 8th and September 2nd Interim Final Rules in Response to the PHE for COVID-19; Correction
Pre-publication notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services making technical corrections to theDecember 28, 2020 final rule. This correction is effective upon publication of this notice, which is scheduled for January 19, 2021, and is applicable January 1, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

HHS Expands Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) publishedPractice Guidelines for the Administration of Buprenorphine for Treating Opioid Use Disorder, which exempts physicians from certain certification requirements needed to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment. Details the exemptions that aim to expand access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT). (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

U.S. Department of Labor Announces $40 Million to Address Rural Healthcare Workforce Shortages
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced $40 million in H-1B Rural Healthcare Grant Program funds awarded to address rural healthcare workforce shortages in communities across the country. Discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need for healthcare workers, especially in rural areas, and the funding aims to increase the number of individuals training in healthcare occupations that directly impact patient care. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Water and gender equality
(Stanford University) New Stanford research finds installing piped water in rural Zambian homes frees up time in the daily lives of women and girls, while also promoting economic growth and food security - making an argument for piped water infrastructure investments across rural, low-income areas. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pulsara Wins 2021 BIG Innovation Award
BOZEMAN, Mont., Jan. 12, 2021 — Pulsara, the leading mobile telehealth and communication platform that connects healthcare teams across organizations, announced today that the company was named a 2021 Product Innovation of the Year Award Winner by Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Innovation Awards. Judged by prominent industry leaders and experts, the awards program recognizes the most innovative organizations and people transforming systems and industries across the globe. “More than ever, the global society relies on innovation to help progress humanity and make our lives more productive, healthy, a...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Industry News Pulsara Source Type: news

Pulsara Wins 2021 BIG Innovation Award
BOZEMAN, Mont., Jan. 12, 2021 — Pulsara, the leading mobile telehealth and communication platform that connects healthcare teams across organizations, announced today that the company was named a 2021 Product Innovation of the Year Award Winner by Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Innovation Awards. Judged by prominent industry leaders and experts, the awards program recognizes the most innovative organizations and people transforming systems and industries across the globe. “More than ever, the global society relies on innovation to help progress humanity and make our lives more productive, healthy, a...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Industry News Pulsara Source Type: news

Pulsara Wins 2021 BIG Innovation Award
BOZEMAN, Mont., Jan. 12, 2021 — Pulsara, the leading mobile telehealth and communication platform that connects healthcare teams across organizations, announced today that the company was named a 2021 Product Innovation of the Year Award Winner by Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Innovation Awards. Judged by prominent industry leaders and experts, the awards program recognizes the most innovative organizations and people transforming systems and industries across the globe. “More than ever, the global society relies on innovation to help progress humanity and make our lives more productive, healthy, a...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Industry News Pulsara Source Type: news

Pulsara Wins 2021 BIG Innovation Award
BOZEMAN, Mont., Jan. 12, 2021 — Pulsara, the leading mobile telehealth and communication platform that connects healthcare teams across organizations, announced today that the company was named a 2021 Product Innovation of the Year Award Winner by Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Innovation Awards. Judged by prominent industry leaders and experts, the awards program recognizes the most innovative organizations and people transforming systems and industries across the globe. “More than ever, the global society relies on innovation to help progress humanity and make our lives more productive, healthy, a...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Industry News Pulsara Source Type: news

Pulsara Wins 2021 BIG Innovation Award
BOZEMAN, Mont., Jan. 12, 2021 — Pulsara, the leading mobile telehealth and communication platform that connects healthcare teams across organizations, announced today that the company was named a 2021 Product Innovation of the Year Award Winner by Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Innovation Awards. Judged by prominent industry leaders and experts, the awards program recognizes the most innovative organizations and people transforming systems and industries across the globe. “More than ever, the global society relies on innovation to help progress humanity and make our lives more productive, healthy, a...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Industry News Pulsara Source Type: news

Pulsara Wins 2021 BIG Innovation Award
BOZEMAN, Mont., Jan. 12, 2021 — Pulsara, the leading mobile telehealth and communication platform that connects healthcare teams across organizations, announced today that the company was named a 2021 Product Innovation of the Year Award Winner by Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Innovation Awards. Judged by prominent industry leaders and experts, the awards program recognizes the most innovative organizations and people transforming systems and industries across the globe. “More than ever, the global society relies on innovation to help progress humanity and make our lives more productive, healthy, a...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Industry News Pulsara Source Type: news

New Ambulance Service Launches in Northwoods (WI) Through Marshfield Clinic Health System
According to a report from WAOW, Marshfield Clinic Health System is adding an ambulance service to their operations in the Northwoods, Wisconsin. The health care system also operates hospitals in Minocqua and Park Falls. Launched in December, the ambulance service will not be used for emergency or 911 calls. However, it will be used as an interfacility transfer service. Marshfield Clinic said this new service will increase access to health care for those living in rural areas. Dr. Michael Schaars stated that certain patients from Park Falls and Minocqua will require specialty care at larger medical centers, so having...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Source Type: news

New Ambulance Service Launches in Northwoods (WI) Through Marshfield Clinic Health System
According to a report from WAOW, Marshfield Clinic Health System is adding an ambulance service to their operations in the Northwoods, Wisconsin. The health care system also operates hospitals in Minocqua and Park Falls. Launched in December, the ambulance service will not be used for emergency or 911 calls. However, it will be used as an interfacility transfer service. Marshfield Clinic said this new service will increase access to health care for those living in rural areas. Dr. Michael Schaars stated that certain patients from Park Falls and Minocqua will require specialty care at larger medical centers, so having...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Source Type: news

New Ambulance Service Launches in Northwoods (WI) Through Marshfield Clinic Health System
According to a report from WAOW, Marshfield Clinic Health System is adding an ambulance service to their operations in the Northwoods, Wisconsin. The health care system also operates hospitals in Minocqua and Park Falls. Launched in December, the ambulance service will not be used for emergency or 911 calls. However, it will be used as an interfacility transfer service. Marshfield Clinic said this new service will increase access to health care for those living in rural areas. Dr. Michael Schaars stated that certain patients from Park Falls and Minocqua will require specialty care at larger medical centers, so having...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Source Type: news

New Ambulance Service Launches in Northwoods (WI) Through Marshfield Clinic Health System
According to a report from WAOW, Marshfield Clinic Health System is adding an ambulance service to their operations in the Northwoods, Wisconsin. The health care system also operates hospitals in Minocqua and Park Falls. Launched in December, the ambulance service will not be used for emergency or 911 calls. However, it will be used as an interfacility transfer service. Marshfield Clinic said this new service will increase access to health care for those living in rural areas. Dr. Michael Schaars stated that certain patients from Park Falls and Minocqua will require specialty care at larger medical centers, so having...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Source Type: news

New Ambulance Service Launches in Northwoods (WI) Through Marshfield Clinic Health System
According to a report from WAOW, Marshfield Clinic Health System is adding an ambulance service to their operations in the Northwoods, Wisconsin. The health care system also operates hospitals in Minocqua and Park Falls. Launched in December, the ambulance service will not be used for emergency or 911 calls. However, it will be used as an interfacility transfer service. Marshfield Clinic said this new service will increase access to health care for those living in rural areas. Dr. Michael Schaars stated that certain patients from Park Falls and Minocqua will require specialty care at larger medical centers, so having...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Source Type: news

New Ambulance Service Launches in Northwoods (WI) Through Marshfield Clinic Health System
According to a report from WAOW, Marshfield Clinic Health System is adding an ambulance service to their operations in the Northwoods, Wisconsin. The health care system also operates hospitals in Minocqua and Park Falls. Launched in December, the ambulance service will not be used for emergency or 911 calls. However, it will be used as an interfacility transfer service. Marshfield Clinic said this new service will increase access to health care for those living in rural areas. Dr. Michael Schaars stated that certain patients from Park Falls and Minocqua will require specialty care at larger medical centers, so having...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 13, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Source Type: news

Livelihood resilience and strategies of rural residents of earthquake-threatened areas in Sichuan Province, China - Zhou W, Guo S, Deng X, Xu D.
Natural disasters are increasing in frequency in China. Enhancing residents' livelihood resilience and adjusting their livelihood strategies have gradually become effective means of dealing with disaster risk. Therefore, it is of great significance to expl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Criminal entrepreneurs as pioneers, intermediaries, and arbitrageurs in borderland economies - Gutierrez ED.
Many discussions of mafia and criminal entrepreneurs typically focus on violence and illegality, and less on their possible roles in rural transformation, even when they are located in borderland economies linking the subsistence cultivators of illicit cro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

China pandemic control goes rural ahead of Lunar New Year
China is concentrating its pandemic prevention efforts in the rural areas as officials urge people to not travel home for the annual Lunar New Year festival while the country combats its most serious latest outbreak of COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: SBA: Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Loans
Pre-publication notice of interim final rule from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to implement section 311 of the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act (the Economic Aid Act). Section 311 of the Economic Aid Act allows SBA to guarantee Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Loans, which are intended to provide additional economic relief to small businesses that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This interim final rule is effective January 12, 2021. Comments are due within 30 days of the publication of this notice, which is scheduled for January 14, 2021. (Source...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 13, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

FEMA: Meeting To Implement Pandemic Response Voluntary Agreement Under Section 708 of the Defense Production Act
Notice from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announcing a virtual meeting to implement the Voluntary Agreement for the Manufacture and Distribution of Critical Healthcare Resources Necessary to Respond to a Pandemic on January 15, 2021. The meeting will be open to the public from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Meeting objectives include updating interested parties on the status of the implementation of FEMA's Voluntary Agreement. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 13, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Record Levels of Infections and Deaths Return to Rural Counties
Analyzes new COVID-19 infection rates between January 3-9, 2021, finds record numbers of infections and COVID-related deaths in both rural and urban counties. Identifies the highest rates of infection in the upper South, the Southwest, and lower portions of Great Lakes states. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - January 13, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Using Lessons from the Pandemic to Reimagine Health Care
Blog post discusses lessons learned and areas that transformed healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. Describes how partnerships between organizations and across other sectors bring innovation and collaboration, especially for rural providers with limited resources. Highlights opportunities within data analytics, the public health system, and virtual care. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - January 13, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

71 TX Hospitals Now Have Real-Time Access to Mobile Medical Data
Chambers County Emergency Medical Services was deployed to the city of Del Rio last week to assist with the care and transport of patients suffering from the coronavirus. To support its partner-client’s mission, Beyond Lucid Technologies (BLT) — a software firm that shares EMS & Fire data with hospitals and public health agencies and tracks patient care over time (including COVID-19 exposures, labs and vaccines) — today announced that it has activated access to inbound patient records for all 71 hospitals that are affiliated with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Network (STRAC). All NEMSIS...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News EMS Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Texas Source Type: news

71 TX Hospitals Now Have Real-Time Access to Mobile Medical Data
Chambers County Emergency Medical Services was deployed to the city of Del Rio last week to assist with the care and transport of patients suffering from the coronavirus. To support its partner-client’s mission, Beyond Lucid Technologies (BLT) — a software firm that shares EMS & Fire data with hospitals and public health agencies and tracks patient care over time (including COVID-19 exposures, labs and vaccines) — today announced that it has activated access to inbound patient records for all 71 hospitals that are affiliated with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Network (STRAC). All NEMSIS...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News EMS Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Texas Source Type: news

71 TX Hospitals Now Have Real-Time Access to Mobile Medical Data
Chambers County Emergency Medical Services was deployed to the city of Del Rio last week to assist with the care and transport of patients suffering from the coronavirus. To support its partner-client’s mission, Beyond Lucid Technologies (BLT) — a software firm that shares EMS & Fire data with hospitals and public health agencies and tracks patient care over time (including COVID-19 exposures, labs and vaccines) — today announced that it has activated access to inbound patient records for all 71 hospitals that are affiliated with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Network (STRAC). All NEMSIS...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News EMS Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Texas Source Type: news

71 TX Hospitals Now Have Real-Time Access to Mobile Medical Data
Chambers County Emergency Medical Services was deployed to the city of Del Rio last week to assist with the care and transport of patients suffering from the coronavirus. To support its partner-client’s mission, Beyond Lucid Technologies (BLT) — a software firm that shares EMS & Fire data with hospitals and public health agencies and tracks patient care over time (including COVID-19 exposures, labs and vaccines) — today announced that it has activated access to inbound patient records for all 71 hospitals that are affiliated with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Network (STRAC). All NEMSIS...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News EMS Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Texas Source Type: news

71 TX Hospitals Now Have Real-Time Access to Mobile Medical Data
Chambers County Emergency Medical Services was deployed to the city of Del Rio last week to assist with the care and transport of patients suffering from the coronavirus. To support its partner-client’s mission, Beyond Lucid Technologies (BLT) — a software firm that shares EMS & Fire data with hospitals and public health agencies and tracks patient care over time (including COVID-19 exposures, labs and vaccines) — today announced that it has activated access to inbound patient records for all 71 hospitals that are affiliated with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Network (STRAC). All NEMSIS...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News EMS Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Texas Source Type: news

71 TX Hospitals Now Have Real-Time Access to Mobile Medical Data
Chambers County Emergency Medical Services was deployed to the city of Del Rio last week to assist with the care and transport of patients suffering from the coronavirus. To support its partner-client’s mission, Beyond Lucid Technologies (BLT) — a software firm that shares EMS & Fire data with hospitals and public health agencies and tracks patient care over time (including COVID-19 exposures, labs and vaccines) — today announced that it has activated access to inbound patient records for all 71 hospitals that are affiliated with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Network (STRAC). All NEMSIS...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News EMS Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Texas Source Type: news

TLC Emergency Medical Services (NY) Ambulance Director Calls It a Career
Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck said Lon Fricano has made Cayuga County better over the past 30 years. https://t.co/DT0ATJOmKC— The_Citizen (@The_Citizen) January 10, 2021 Kelly Rocheleau The Citizen, Auburn, N.Y. (MCT) Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck said Lon Fricano has made Cayuga County better over the past 30 years. Fricano, 72, is the longtime director of operations for TLC Emergency Medical Services, Auburn’s longtime ambulance provider, and his first day of retirement was Jan. 1. Schenck praised Fricano’s decades of service ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight EMS EMT New York Paramedic Source Type: news

TLC Emergency Medical Services (NY) Ambulance Director Calls It a Career
Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck said Lon Fricano has made Cayuga County better over the past 30 years. https://t.co/DT0ATJOmKC— The_Citizen (@The_Citizen) January 10, 2021 Kelly Rocheleau The Citizen, Auburn, N.Y. (MCT) Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck said Lon Fricano has made Cayuga County better over the past 30 years. Fricano, 72, is the longtime director of operations for TLC Emergency Medical Services, Auburn’s longtime ambulance provider, and his first day of retirement was Jan. 1. Schenck praised Fricano’s decades of service ...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight EMS EMT New York Paramedic Source Type: news