MetaStar to Provide Services to Emergency Medical Services Agencies in Wisconsin

May 30, 2017

Awarded funding is part of a Wisconsin Office of Rural Health initiative

Madison, Wisconsin   The Wisconsin Office of Rural Health has awarded a contract to MetaStar to provide technical services to selected Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies in Wisconsin. MetaStar currently works with Wisconsin EMS Services through the Wisconsin Coverdell Stroke Program. In this capacacity, MetaStar provides education and technical support in identifying and addressing opportunities for improvement as they relate to care of the stroke patient. The new funding will expand MetaStar’s role in supporting Wisconsin EMS and providers.

EMS are a critical part of healthcare as they provide appropriate care to any patient during an emergency. MetaStar will work with selected EMS agencies on issues as they relate to time critical diagnosis (TCD) policies and practices that have a direct impact on care and treatment provided to those patients.

About MetaStar

 MetaStar is a nonprofit organization with a vision of optimal health for all. MetaStar collaborates with health care payers and providers to effect positive change in the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care. MetaStar also offers consulting services to improve the quality of health care, specializing in the implementation and understanding of government and legislative initiatives. Learn more at www.metastar.com.

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Contact: Kristin Westphal, Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Education
608.274.1940
kwestpha@metastar.com