Hoping to ease crowded emergency rooms and trim ambulance works.

911 program aims to reduce ER visits USA Today reviews on a 911 pilot plan that aims to lessen unnecessary journeys to the emergency areas. ‘Hoping to ease crowded emergency rooms and trim ambulance works, Louisville Metro Emergency Medical Services has launched an application that aims to screen low-priority calls and divert sufferers from hospitals into appropriate health treatment.’ The program, ‘among the first of its kind in the country,’ sends the lowest priority calls, ‘such as for example those for an earache or a stomachache,’ to a nurse who speaks to the patient ‘to determine appropriate treatment, which might not include a visit to an emergency space within an ambulance., which piloted the program, are employing it in EMS systems fully, [Jeff Clawson, medical director for the National Academies of Crisis Dispatch] says.5LINX enhancedcareMD has partnered with Wal-Mart, Sam's Clubs and other pharmacies to create a special prescription drug savings program. Typically, this savings plan presents 23 percent off on prescriptions. 5LINX enhancedcareMD contains ecPathways, a private alternative health portal. EcPathways offers members comprehensive assets and information to remain healthier in mind, body and spirit. A network of more than 8,000 practitioners in massage therapy, acupuncture, and naturopathy offer 5LINX enhancedcareMD members convenient access to affordable alternative care.