Community-FIT Project Published!

Carmen Quatman, MD, PhD and Catherine Quatman-Yates, DPT, PhD created the Community-centered Fall Intervention Team (Community-FIT) by utilizing an implementation science framework alongside of quality improvement methods. This fall prevention model of care brings the research world to front-line workers in an applicable improvement model. In the community in which it was trialed, the program indicated a reduction in both the number of fall-related 9-1-1 calls and fall-related 9-1-1 calls resulting in transports to the hospital. Community-FIT is a program that can be employed in emergency medical agencies across the country and can have an abundant impact on a multitude of communities.

See this pamphlet about the program: Community-FIT fact sheet
Check out the most recent publication here!

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