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Forming a partnership with other EMS organizations in your region can improve the bottom line and provide better service to the community
The debut issue of Paramedic Chief Digital Edition focuses on mergers, what they mean for small agencies and how they can be successful
AmeriPro Health, the new parent company of AmeriPro EMS and CareMed EMS, said it plans to continue expanding
EMS will be part of the V.I. Fire Service now that Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has signed the long-sought legislation
“It’s time we really take a hard look at trying to integrate EMS and the Fire Department,” said Aaron Mischler, New Orleans Fire Fighters Association president
The acquisitions will add Nashville, Tenn., to Acadian’s service area and will bolster its operations in Memphis, northern Mississippi and Dallas
“GMR has the breadth of resources to continue supporting and providing outstanding services,” said Med Express CEO Mark Majors
The expanded PrideStar EMS will employ 450 people and operate more than 115 vehicles after merging with Trinity EMS
The California company now controls 911 emergency services for nearly all of Kern County
The consultants’ report echoes recommendations made in 2008 when Stark County had 10 dispatch centers
The milestone anniversary was marked with the celebration of achievements and continued calls for equal pay for EMS providers
Mobile Medical Response officials disputed claims by Traverse City firefighters that service has worsened
EMS leaders in Queensbury disagree on whether a merger is the best option amidst wider conflicts
The merger is expected to help address financial struggles and better serve the residents of York County
Franklin Township, the village of Carlisle and Joint Emergency Services are discussing the purchase of a study that would determine if the agencies should merge
Mobile Medical Response and North Flight EMS officials said the merger is an opportunity to improve training and maximize valuable tools and resources
San Juan Island Fire District #3 Commissioner Frank Cardinale apologized after reportedly saying “Roll the eyes, you b----" while speaking with hospital board members
Forming a new district brought some challenges, but officials said the impact on the community has been positive
The agencies are seeking support to create a ballot measure to approve the merger, which officials say would improve service
Florida-based Ambulance Service, Inc., which has operated for 54 years, will expand AmeriPro’s current 60-unit fleet
Daviess County Judge-Executive Al Mattingly requested a study be conducted on the feasibility of consolidating regional 911 dispatch centers into one center
City and county leaders are in negotiations to transfer Lockport Police Department’s in-house dispatch system to county central dispatch
The merger will start in July and be complete with all paperwork by Jan. 1, 2020
Thanks to a $33,000 grant from the York County Community Foundation’s WellSpan EMS fund, First Capital Community Transport Partners was formed
Councilmember Chris Seelbach plans to introduce legislation that would merge the city’s 911 center with the county after a dying teen could not be located
As the health care and public safety landscapes continue to evolve, the three agencies saw an opportunity to combine resources
The merger means the two companies will be sharing staff and riding together on calls
When the companies merged, consolidating resources and retaining volunteers were the first things to take place