EMS in the News

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.

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About Joel

I am a paramedic, firefighter and I work for an organ procurement organization. All stories related to work have been altered to HIPPA standards and for the protection of those involved. The personal stories are different. Photography, flying, aviation, hiking, camping, travel, geocaching, amateur radio are a few of my hobbies.
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