Institute for Health Improvement: Call FD CARES for Population Health

The Institute for Health Improvement (IHI), a leading innovator of health care improvement worldwide, reports that fire departments are driving population health outcomes in their community. “Fire departments are important community partners in the drive to improve population health.” They are trusted members of the community, they are in people’s homes, and they operate outside of the typical fee-for-service healthcare industry. The Kent Regional Fire Authority (RFA) in Kent, Washington, is improving…