1.1 million. 400,000. 135,000. Those numbers represent the Los Angeles Fire Department's sole efforts in 2019 to address 1.1 million calls, attend to 400,000 incidents, and treat 135,000 patients on scene. You may be asking yourself, amid COVID-19, how can providers adjust the traditional care models to innovate and provide the right care and the right time? A Mobile Integrated Health Care strategy is an example of an innovative partnership between Los Angeles's 911 Emergency Medical Services and local health care leaders to leverage people, process, and technology using telehealth and prehospital patient navigation.
To learn more, read the full article on NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery.