Improving Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services Integration with Local Healthcare Networks, PRP 182
This Policy Research Project (PRP) analyzes how Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services (ATCEMS) could better integrate with local healthcare networks to support patient-centered, effective, out-of-hospital care. For nine months, the PRP team reviewed relevant innovations around the nation. With input provided by ATCEMS and the Office of the Medical Director, the group identified seven innovations that have the potential to be impactful in Austin’s changing environment. This report provides program descriptions, cost and impact estimates, and possible implementation strategies for each of the seven innovations studied.