Eagle County Paramedic Services welcomes Alice Harvey as Community Health Officer – JEMS: EMS, Emergency Medical Services
Jim Bradford, COO and Co-CEO of Eagle County Paramedic Services (ECPS), recently announced that Alice Harvey has joined the team as Community Health Manager. This position, previously titled Community Paramedic Manager, not only works with community paramedics, but also serves to meet the health needs of the community.
“We are delighted to welcome Ms. Harvey to the team,” said Bradford. “The Community Health Manager will define and support an evolving role for us here at EC Paramedics. As the community and its needs change, so do the services we can and should provide. Ms. Harvey will be instrumental in our progress. “
Harvey is a registered nurse by training with experience in urgent care, home health, behavioral health and case management. More recently, her professional focus has centered on population health initiatives and the development of programs that fill gaps in the health care continuum, connecting underserved populations to the services they need.
“Community health and the way we think about it is changing,” Harvey said. “In addition to other strategies, I look forward to increasing the use of meaningful data and quality metrics to drive our community health agenda.”
The Community Health Manager will take the lead in considering a sustainable model for the Community Health Division of Eagle County Paramedic Services. As Manager, Harvey will oversee and direct the day-to-day operations of the Community Health Division, including overseeing the team and developing and executing a program to achieve specific short and long term goals. term of the Community Health Division. She will also be the external champion for the Community Health Division and will develop strategies with community partners to leverage resources and meet community needs.
Prior to joining EC Paramedics, Harvey served as Director of Public Health for Rio Blanco County in northwestern Colorado for three years. She holds a master’s degree in health informatics from the University of Colorado and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas. She has four children, two dogs and a deep love for the mountains.