150 S 4th E St

Mountain Home, ID 83647

Community Health EMS

Community Health Emergency Medical Services

"supporting the health of Elmore County residents"

What is Community Paramedicine?

  • A system that organizes available services based on local needs. 
  • Providers are integrated into the local healthcare system to provide care to individuals who are considered good candidates for the program.
  • Represents one of the most progressive evolutions in the delivery of rural community-based healthcare. 
  • Uses EMS health providers within their current scope of practice in an expanded role.
  • Focuses on patients’ health in non-emergency settings outside the hospital. 
  • Visits patients in their homes to prevent future health emergencies.

What the Community Paramedic model offers:

  • Enhanced utilization of a healthcare resource under the current scope of practice.
  • Increased efficiency in terms of managing patients in a primary care setting.
  • Coordinated and integrated care with physicians offices, hospitals, home health agencies, long-term care facilities, and public health departments

The Community Paramedic model will NOT:

  • Replace current healthcare systems or positions.
  • Change the currently defined scope of practice of the EMS Personnel. 
  • Remove patient populations from healthcare providers.
  • Decrease the level of care provided.
Eligibility is determined on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us to determine if you are eligible for this program.

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“This publication was made possible by Dedicated funds from EMS-P, 93.994 Maternal and Child Health Block Grant, 93.136 Overdose Data to Action Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDH, IDHW Bureau of EM.” (Elmore Ambulance Service) (January, 2024)