Monday - July 22 - 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Presenters: Matt Zavadsky, MS-HSA
The impact of behavioral health and social issues on the health of communities and the EMS services that serve them is immense. From people suffering from addiction to those who are homeless, these growing patient populations present unique challenges for EMS, including an increased demand for precious EMS resources and limited options for transporting to appropriate care. In this interactive session, participants will review current research and case studies in order to evaluate suggested strategies for dealing with this critical issue.
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Matt Zavadsky, MS-HSA, president of the National Association of EMTs and chief strategic integration officer for MedStar Mobile Healthcare in Fort Worth, Texas, will facilitate this session. He will be joined by leaders of EMS systems from the Academy of International Mobile Health Integration.
Sponsored by the Academy of International Mobile Health Integration