The Franciscan Health paramedicine program offers patient and family-centered care through regular wellness checks in the home. This can help to improve health and reduce costs to patients.
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What is Paramedicine?
Paramedicine is a program to improve and monitor health through regularly scheduled home visits from a medical professional. This program is currently offered at Franciscan Health Crawfordsville and serves Montgomery County and surrounding areas.
Someone who signs up for the Paramedicine program could receive:
- Wellness check-ins
- Help with medicine, such as working with family to help understand how to manage medications
- Additional medication if needed
- Help setting up an appointment with your doctor
- Medical monitoring, such as weight and blood pressure
This program can vary from patient to patient and offers scheduled checks that typically are anywhere from one to three times a week.
Who Can Get Paramedicine Services?
If you live in Montgomery County, Indiana or a surrounding area, you can request a referral from a physician or other healthcare provider, or you can call (877) 806-1207.
The Montgomery County Community Paramedicine Program is partnership between Franciscan Health, the City of Crawfordsville, Montgomery County Health Department, Indiana State Department of Health, Montgomery County Community Foundation, Wabash College and the Women’s Resource Center of Montgomery County.