The effectiveness of a crisis intervention team will depend to some degree on how easily it can access information about individuals who are going through an urgent situation.
When organizations provide healthcare service to their community, clear and open communication with all their responding partners is critical. Mobile integrated healthcare/community paramedicine (MIH/CP) is a solution that promises to improve communities’ abilities to care for their members.
When law enforcement has the tools necessary to refer individuals to behavioral health specialists or social services, instead of arresting them, the community can work together to make a difference that doesn’t include jail.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are tasked with reducing the costs of delivering health care services in the United States. To that end, the CMS announced in February 2019 its Interoperability and Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport model.