Kara Wise

Documents & Publications

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Emergency Medical Services in Detroit: Progress and Potential

Introduction In 2013, the city of Detroit had fewer than 10 working ambulances. A 911 caller with a medical emergency was likely to wait 20 minutes or more for help to arrive, and there was no consistent assessment of data. Emergency medical services (EMS) response and firefighting were completely separate…

The Promise and Challenge of Implementing a Community Health Worker Strategy to Reduce Infant Mortality

The authors would like to thank: current and past program leadership and support staff; the outstanding team of Community Health Workers who serve as Community Neighborhood Navigators; and the WIN Network program participants who freely and enthusiastically shared their experiences. Detroit has a serious infant mortality problem. Infants die there…