The Bay Rivers Telehealth Alliance has been awarded more than $1.5 million federal grant funds by the Health Resources and Services Administration over a three-year period to aid in workforce development and diversification of opportunities for Emergency Medical Services providers located in the Middle Peninsula, Northern Neck and Eastern Shore.
The purpose of the Emergency Medical Services Workforce Project is to support training and implementation of mobile integrated health care. Working with its partners, Bay Rivers will support career development and community placement of a more diverse workforce of EMTs and paramedics to extend medical care beyond emergency services, providing support for chronic disease management and connections with primary care providers, mental health, and substance abuse services.
Bay Rivers and the Eastern Shore Telehealth Consortium will begin the $1,545,000 grant to develop training and clinical rotations, by partnering with the Virginia Center f...
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