How one Indiana town is reinventing emergency medical services

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — It’s a late-September morning and paramedic Darren Forman steps up to a front door showered with dried corn stalks and fall-themed decor. Forman, holding a bag in one hand and a scale in the other, has arrived for his second appointment of the day. https://cpa.ds.npr.org/s4780019/audio/2021/10/communityparamedicinemixdownfinalweb.mp3 Listen to this story here. Ashley Newkirk, […]

With Black Women At Highest Risk of Maternal Death, Some States Extending Medicaid

When a woman dies during pregnancy or within a year of childbirth in Illinois, that’s considered a maternal death. Karen Tabb Dina reviews cases like this in the state of Illinois. She’s a maternal health researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who serves on a state-level committee that’s trying to figure out what’s […]