Alameda County awarded their 911 contract to Paramedics Plus, a Texas based company. Ambulance service has been provided by American Medical Response for over forty years in Alameda County. The County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously 4-0 in favor of Paramedics Plus. http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3977
More trouble for AMR in Tuscaloosa, AL. The city council voted to allow Rural Metro to begin operations within the city but AMR declined the city’s agreement. Rural Metro will be the second ambulance company along with Northstar Paramedic Service.
Rural Metro awarded renewal of emergency and non-emergency transports in Greenwood, IN.
Rural Metro dismisses two executives. Three months after CEO Jack Bruckner resigned, Rual Metro terminated their Weste Region President Robert Heffner due to supposed expense-reimbursement violations. The company now states that they have eliminated Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Brian O. Allery’s position effective April 6.
Rural Metro of Blount County , TN donates a fully stocked ambulance to the International Medical Alliance (IMA) of Tennessee. The Ambulance will go in service in the Dominican Republic to serve the needs to the communities.