Treat the Streets - Prehospital Pediatric Asthma Intervention to Improve Health Outcomes
About the Grant
In September 2013, the Indiana University School of Medicine received a 3-year award from EMSC to develop a novel health care delivery model that embraces prehospital providers in the public health model of asthma care.
Community Paramedics providein-home medical and environmental assessments to at-risk pediatric asthma patients. During home visits, patients & families receive medical interventions and connections to community resources in order to help kids with asthma stay healthy.
In-home visits occur 3-5 days post hospital or emergency department discharge. These visits:
This new healthcare model fulfills the Institute for Healthcare
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services
Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB),
Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program
through the Targeted Issues grant program, Grant No. H34MC26203.