Hoping to help ease crowded emergency areas and trim ambulance works.

'We are pleased to have been awarded these grants, and believe it reflects the considerable value of the Access development applications,' said Jeffrey Davis, President and CEO, Access Pharmaceuticals.'.. 911 system aims to lessen ER visits USA Today reports on a 911 pilot program that aims to reduce unnecessary outings to the emergency areas. 'Hoping to help ease crowded emergency areas and trim ambulance works, Louisville Metro Crisis Medical Solutions has launched a program that aims to display screen low-priority phone calls and divert individuals from hospitals into appropriate health care.' The program, 'among the first of its kind in the nation,' sends the lowest priority calls, 'such as for example those for an earache or a stomachache,' to a nurse who speaks to the individual 'to determine appropriate treatment, which may not include a trip to an emergency area in an ambulance., which piloted the scheduled program, are completely using it in EMS systems, [Jeff Clawson, medical director for the National Academies of Emergency Dispatch] says.This content was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family members Foundation. Kaiser Health Information, an independent news service editorially, is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research business unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.. Actress Mandy Moore potential clients bipartisan congressional group to Cameroon to highlight disease prevention Celebrity, singer and humanitarian Mandy Moore recently led a bipartisan delegation of congressional staffers on a trip to Cameroon to promote foreign help and disease prevention there, Foreign Policy's The Cable reports.