Mercy held a blessing ceremony and ribbon cutting at its newest EMS station in Rogers. The executive director of the EMS program says the new facility will allow Mercy to better fulfill its mission in Rogers and eastern Benton County.
A Harrison community college and a regional hospital have partnered to form a community paramedicine program, one of four in Arkansas.
Specially trained mobile paramedics travel across the seven-county North Arkansas region assisting at-risk patients in their homes, at no cost.
Jason Moshier, Section Chief of Community Paramedicine at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center, operates out of new EMS headquarters in Harrison. The 24-year veteran paramedic says the program was initiated two years ago.