The McMaster Community Paramedicine Research Team works closely with collaborating researchers and partners to conduct high quality research and produce robust evidence to inform policy and decision makers across Canada.

Here is a compilation of our recent evidence.

2019- Community paramedicine: A systematic review of program descriptions and training

2019-Reducing 9-1-1 emergency medical service calls by implementing a community paramedicine program for vulnerable older adults in public housing in Canada: A multi-site cluster randomized controlled trial

2018- Community paramedicine is growing in impact and potential

2018- Evaluation of a Community Paramedicine Health Promotion and Lifestyle Risk Assessment Program for Older Adults Who Live in Social Housing: A Cluster Randomized Trial.

2018- Assessing health literacy among older adults living in subsidized housing: a cross-sectional study

2017- Effectiveness of a community paramedic-led health assessment and education initiative in a seniors’ residence building: the Community Health Assessment Program through Emergency Medical Services (CHAP-EMS)

2016- The CHAP-EMS health promotion program: a qualitative study on participants’ views of the role of paramedics

2015- Rationale and methods of a multicentre randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of a Community Health Assessment Programme with Emergency Medical Services (CHAP-EMS) implemented on residents aged 55 years and older in subsidised seniors’ housing buildings in Ontario, Canada.

2015-Development of a community health and wellness pilot in a subsidised seniors’ apartment building in Hamilton, Ontario: Community Health Awareness Program delivered by Emergency Medical Services (CHAP-EMS)