Rural Metro Fire Appoints First Female Fire Chief In 75-year History
Melissa Hilpert has been named Chief for Rural Metro Fire Yuma Operations.
AirMedCare Network Partners with NASCAR Superstar Corey LaJoie
AirMedCare Network and third generation racecar driver Corey LaJoie team up for 2022 season
Knox County Commission to Honor Rescuers in Powell Trench Collapse
The Jan. 13 incident left one man trapped up to his chest in dirt, and another man covered completely.
COVID and HEMS
Through nearly two years of pandemic, the HEMS industry has been hit hard but proven resilient.
Earn While You Learn Graduates Celebrate
Innovative Program Offers Monroe County Residents a Cost-Free Way to Begin a Career in EMS
GMR to Become an Associate Sponsor of RLL IMSA Team
BMW M Team RLL will field a full-time entry in the new Grand Touring Daytona (GTD) Pro class of IMSA beginning with the 60th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona on January 29-30.
First Responders Recount Remarkable Survival at Trench Collapse Site
Two men survived a trench collapse in Powell, TN. It’s a feat the rescuers on the scene are calling remarkable.
How Rural Metro Fire is Protecting Its Firefighters Against Cancer
More and more firefighters are getting cancer while on the job. The disease is now the leading cause of death among firefighters.
Medically Home Announces a $110 Million Strategic Investment
GMR's current at-home partnership with Medically Home has already proven that this model works well for patients, hospital systems and caregivers, and we're looking forward to...
AMR and Rochester, NY County Launch Nurse Navigation Program
Program will provide residents access with greater care options to meet specific medical needs.
Meet GMR’s Therapy Dogs That Will Attend Kick-Off of College Football Playoffs Championship
It's puppy mania! GMR Therapy Dogs across the nation will serve as “rufferees” at the highly anticipated “Puppies at the Playoffs” event!
California Struggling to Staff Hospitals and Classrooms Amid COVID Spike
Some 40% of hospitals are expecting to face critical staff shortages.
AMR Safety Team and Live Streaming Confirmed for USF Juniors
Andersen Promotions entered into an agreement with AMR to provide a multi-person team at all USF Junior events and tests.
GMR Brings Therapy Dogs to College Playoff National Championship
GMR therapy dogs have deployed all over the country during natural disasters and communities hit hard by COVID-19.
GMR To Deploy More Teams to States Dealing with COVID-19 Case Surge
The Company’s frontline first responders and sub-contracted network providers are now responding to additional requests from the Federal Government in New York, North Carolina...
AMR Miami's Therapy Dog to "Rufferee" Puppies at GMR Playoff Championship
AMR Miami Therapy Dog & handler will attend adorable matchup that kicks off college football playoffs championship event.
The Longest ECMO Transport
The planning and approach to transporting a patient on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation across the globe.
AEL Brings Additional Air Medical Asset to the Oklahoma Region
The medically configured King Air 90 airplane is jointly operated with Guardian Flight and serves residents in six states.
Serving the Community: Guardian Flight to Open New Base in Winner
The new operation will provide lifesaving care to residents in emergency situations in Winner, South Dakota
GMR to Deploy More Teams to States Grappling with COVID-19 Surges
The Company’s ground division, AMR, and sub-contracted network providers are now responding to additional requests for aid from the Federal Government.
We’re Assisting East Coast Communities Hit Hard by COVID-19
Our ground division, AMR, and sub-contracted network providers are responding to requests for aid from the Federal Government in New York, Vermont and New Hampshire.
A Wish Come True
A Tennessee man got a special gift this Christmas: meeting the heroes who saved his life.
GMR To Acquire La. EMS Agency
Med Express has 350 employees and 70 ambulances, wheelchair vans and support vehicles. It serves South Louisiana and is headquartered in Alexandria.
Paramedics Make Local History As First All-Female EMS Shift
They'll drop whatever they're doing at the sound of an alarm. Meet Brownwood, Texas' first all-women EMS shift!
Annual Event Benefits Local Organizations
The "Stuff the Truck” event encourages local residents to donate nonperishable food items, baby food and formula, cat and dog food and toys among other items.
AMR Accepting Applications for Award-Winning "Earn While You Learn" Program in Phoenix
AMR now offering residents a cost-free way to begin a rewarding career in EMS.
AMA, AHA Sue Feds Over No Surprises Act Final Rule
The hospital and physician groups filed lawsuit against the federal government over a No Surprises Act final rule that will implement the independent dispute resolution proces...
Upgrading Your Avionics Hardware to Increase Mission Safety
Mario Pierobon looks at the latest aviation advancements that offer increased mission safety air medical, air ambulance, and air rescue operations.
AMR Seattle Chief EMS Officer to Retire After 45 Years
Senior Chief EMS Officer Greg Sim to Retire after Nearly Five Decades of Service.
GMR Signs Agreement to Buy Assets of Med Express
Med Express Local Leadership and Team Members Now Have the Backing of a Nationally Recognized Medical Transportation Company.
Arizona man enjoys greater mobility thanks to wheelchair ramp built by Rural Metro Fire.
First Responders to Deliver Toys to Patients at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Toy Express was spearheaded by the Grandville Police Department, which wrote the grant to the First Responders Children’s Foundation for the event.
Rural Metro Minute: Christmas Trees and Safety Tips
Christmas trees are beautiful and make the holidays bright, but can also pose as a fire hazard if not assembled properly.
AMR Donates Toys for Tots at 22News
AMR employees from Springfield donated the toys themselves
First Responders Face Growing Mental Health Toll Amid Ongoing Pandemic
The ongoing pandemic is driving support to increase access to mental health resources for first responders.
AMR Awards Electric Ambulance Order to REV Group Company
The company ordered 5 state-of-the-art electric vehicles with the option to purchase 25 more.
AMR Welcomes New Leader to its Maui Operation
New Hire to Lead Members of the Local Ground Ambulance Provider & Serve as Therapy Dog Handler
Area COVID-19 Testing Sites See Increase in Patients Following Thanksgiving
The AMR testing team says a few weeks ago, they were averaging 500 to 600 tests a day, but since Monday, that number has nearly doubled.
AMR Experiencing "Offloading Issues" Amid COVID-19 Surge in WNY
"When a hospital reaches capacity, they have nowhere to offload an ambulance," says AMR's chief EMS officer.
Air Evac Lifeteam Flight Paramedic Celebrates Career Milestone 2
AELs Tom Allen has flown more than 250 patients.
Guardian Flight Alaska Uses Mobile Integrated Healthcare Program to Help Alaskans During Pandemic
The air medical transport company is now delivering mobile integrated healthcare and monitoring services to patients in Fairbanks and the surrounding communities.
AMR Transports Nursing Facility Residents to Families for Thanksgiving
American Medical Response (AMR) made round trips so nursing facility residents can be with their family for the holiday.
Toys for Tots Drop Off Event Happening in Grants Pass
Rural Metro Fire will be taking toys that residents can donate at the Grants Pass Bi-Mart to help kids who may not be able to get a new toy for Christmas.
Mississippi EMS Workforce Shortage Nearing Critical Levels
The issue is so dire that two associations in the EMS industry sent a letter to Congress pushing for a hearing to address the shortfall.
New Long Island Program Pays Students While Training to Become EMTs
Seven people have graduated from the first Long Island class of "Earn While You Learn," where students get paidwhile training to become an EMT.
AMR Offers Tips for Frying Turkeys This Thanksgiving
American Medical Response officials advise these steps to help prevent serious injuries and property loss when using a turkey fryer.
Water, Drownings and Paramedics
Learn how Napa County (CA) EMS adapted to a sudden surge in water-related emergencies in a remote location of the county
Lifeguard Ambulance Celebrates 15 Years of Life-Saving Care in Santa Rosa Florida
The company meets the needs of the communities it serves by providing the highest quality patient care in the industry.
Air Evac Lifeteam Lands at Texas High School for Hands-On Lesson
An AEL helicopter landed at Sherman High School in Sherman, TX, to demonstrate the roles of flight paramedics and flight nurses to more than 100 health sciences students.
Air Evac Lifeteam and Ascension Saint Thomas to Introduce Newest Medical Helicopter to Rutherford Co
The Ascension Saint Thomas StatFlight-branded BELL 407GXi helicopter, operated by Air Evac Lifeteam, will provide emergency air medical coverage to Rutherford County and surro...
Sonoma County, CA, Fire District and REACH Air Medical Services Announce New Partnership
Partnership Will Bring Fire Reconnaissance & Fire Suppression, Search & Rescue, Advanced Life Support Air Medical Capabilities
2021 AAA Board of Directors Election Results
The term for each position will begin on January 1, 2022
Local Paramedics, EMTs Getting Pay Boosts
Last month, Lifeguard Ambulance, which provides service in Santa Rosa County, announced hiring and retention bonuses for their medical staff
GMR Signs Purchase Agreement for Bell 407GXi Helicopters
The delivery is expected to be complete by 2023, and includes an option by GMR to purchase up to nine additional aircraft by the end of 2024.
Local First Responders Offer Safety Tips for Off-Highway Vehicle Enthusiasts
"Off-road vehicles have grown in popularity over the past several years," said Sergio Cardenas, Program Director for REACH. “With that increase in popularity comes a higher ri...
The Ties That Bind
A near-death experience for an Oklahoma teen leads to a surprise --a new admiration for the people who saved his life.
What's Included in a Rural Metro Fire Department Membership?
Rural/Metro Fire provides emergency medical and fire-protection services for approximately 80% of Knox County.
Air Evac Lifeteam Opens Air Medical Base in Lebanon, KY
Base serves residents within a 70-mile radius
Red Cross Sees Lowest Blood Supply in a Decade
A shortage of blood has been lingering for months. Supplies now at their lowest in ten years.
Metro Displays Two Air Medical Aircraft at SHIFT AMTC 2021
Metro’s booth at the air medical conference will feature a new EC145e for AU Health AirCare, one of Metro’s newest operations customers.
Covenant Children's Introduces New Transport Helicopter
The EC 135 twin-engine helicopter will be in service starting in early 2022, according to a news release from Covenant Health.
County Partners with AMR to Launch Healthcare Solution
Through Milam County’s Nurse Navigation program, some 911 calls with non-emergency injuries or illnesses will be transferred to a registered nurse.
Syracuse Community Health Center, AMR Partner to Ease ER Crunch
Their effort is part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) program, per a joint news release.
National First Responders Day: Around 30 People Training with AMR to Help Their Communities
In a time where there's a national shortage of first responders, local emergency medical providers are recruiting men and women to join their teams.
New Alliance Broadens Access to Air Medical Transport Services in Virginia
A joint press release from VCU Health System, Bon Secours, Mary Washington Healthcare, Riverside Health and Med-Trans Corporation.
First Responders Day: Air Evac Lifeteam — Critical Care Transport
While many may associate medical helicopter missions with serious vehicle crashes and tornado victims, missions also include patients with dangerous medical conditions who nee...
New Alliance Broadens Access to Air Medical Transport Services in Virginia
VCU Health System, Bon Secours, Mary Washington Healthcare and Riverside Health System join forces to create shorter response times and greater alignment for air ambulance ser...
Rural Metro Yuma Firefighters Build Wheelchair Ramp for Local Resident
The materials for the construction of the ramp were generously donated by Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Company.
Syracuse Community Health Center, AMR Ambulance Team Up to Prevent Unnecessary ER Visits
Starting Nov. 1 AMR crews will evaluate Medicare patients who call 911 to determine if they can be treated at the health center instead of an ER.
Local Paramedic Says Portland's Mental Health Crisis is Falling on Them
“They’re tired of being abused, spit at, punched, stabbed, every single day,” said Erick Gillmore, a paramedic with AMR.
Crash Survivor Honors First Responders
Eight Rural Metro Fire crew members received a prestigious award on Friday for going “above and beyond” to save a woman’s life after a serious crash on East Emory Road in Nort...
Halloween Safety Tips From American Medical Response
Dressing appropriately for trick-or-treating and carefully planning your evening can increase the likelihood of a safe and injury-free Halloween
Ambulance Groups Hurting for Paramedics. How North Texas First Responders are Adjusting
Arlington Fire Chief Don Crowson said his department is sending fire paramedics to compensate for shortages with AMR, the city’s ambulance provider, where staffing is down two...
Dallas-Based Global Medical Response Installs RBG Spectrum's Video Wall Processors
The company selected RGB Spectrum’s Galileo processor for its real-time performance, ability to support a variety of disparate digital and IP-based signal sources, and 4K imag...
AMR Pioneers Ambulance Pilot Program in Several U.S Markets
Innovation Spotlight: ET3: Emergency Triage, Treat & Transport.
Lifeguard Ambulance a Proud Participant In National Cardiac Program
Data will help improve cardiac arrest outcomes for Santa Rosa County residents
Mayor Glenn Jacobs to Help Pin Phoenix Medal Award to Rural Metro Firefighters
The firefighters are being honored for an incident that happened in April
Emergency Rooms See Added Pressures, Some Diverting Ambulances to Catch Up
Diversions averaging a few hours
An Immediate Response
Mock plane crash scenario offers training to local rapid responders
Photo: Trauma Kits Delivered
Trauma kits delivered to each school in Harlan County in Kentucky
Few Healthcare Professions Have Embraced the Vaccine Like the Region's Paramedics
Metro West Ambulance, which serves Washington County and parts of the coast, says 100% of its 1,000-person staff is vaccinated
NASCAR and GMR Extend Partnership of Emergency Response System
Continue to collaborate on NASCAR’s medical response capabilities
Children's of Alabama New Helicopter Will Help Sick Children Get Faster Care
The Airbus H145 replaces the previous helicopter in use since 2012.
AMR to Offer New Nurse Navigation Option in Milam County
AMR has a program in place that has been run in other locations called Nurse Navigation.
Global Medical Response Announces Network Agreement in California
The strategic partnership with GMR covers all 58 serviced California counties and includes fixed- wing and rotor-wing services provided by REACH Air Medical Services (REACH), ...
AMR Hiring EMTs for Paid On-The-Job Training
This is the first time AMR is bringing its "Earn While You Learn" program to southern Arizona
Milam County Partners with AMR to Launch Innovative Healthcare Solution
Nurse Navigation Program provides residents access to a wider variety of care options to meet specific medical needs
AAA President Says COVID-19 Takes EMS Worker Shortage to Crisis Level
The first responder worker shortage is threatening basic emergency services
Las Vegas Sees Shortage of EMS Workers as Students Step Up to Fill Spots
A lack of paramedics, EMTs and advanced EMTs is a problem among hospitals, fire departments, ambulance companies and other medical facilities.
Amid EMT Shortage, Training Program Looks to Strengthen Tucson Workforce
The Earn While You Learn program is designed to ease the transition for those wanting to become emergency medical service professionals.
Overland Park Regional Medical Center Adds New Air Support
A new critical care transport helicopter will now specifically serve the region's largest program for neonatal intensive care services.
Hospital Wing Becomes Part of the Global Medical Response Family
Med-Trans Corp., part of the GMR family of companies, has purchased the assets of Hospital Wing, a helicopter air medical provider in Memphis, US
A Partnership in Crisis Response
The partnership began in 2018 when the Cheyenne Police Department approached AMR and requested to add paramedics to their SWAT team.
Hunter Ambulance’s Paid EMT Training Program Graduates 14
The Earn While You Learn Program, a 10-week EMT training program, launched at the West Bronx's (NY) Hunter Ambulance this summer. The first class graduated October 4.
AMR Accepting Applications For Award-Winning Earn While You Learn Program In Tucson
AMR now offering residents a cost-free way to begin a rewarding career in EMS.
Local First Responders Offer Pedestrian Safety Tips
CALSTAR Air Medical Services (CALSTAR) and American Medical Response Santa Barbara (AMR) join forces to reinforce the importance of pedestrian safety.
Air Evac Lifeteam Flight Paramedic Celebrates Career Milestone
Becky Drake has flown more than 1,000 patients.
Total Opioid Overdoses Rising in NH; Numbers Projected to Exceed What Happened in 2020
An AMR official said New Hampshire was one of only two states last year that did not see an increase in opioid overdoses, but now the Granite State is experiencing just the op...
Guardian Flight Welcomes New Aircraft in Williston
The Bell 407 is more comfortable for employees and patients and has more room.
Hospital Wing is Now a Part of the Global Medical Response Family of Companies
For 35 years, Hospital Wing has provided the highest level of care to the critically ill and injured in the Mid-South.
Brunswick County EMS Utilizing Help from FEMA Ambulance Crews
FEMA sent two ambulances to Brunswick County this week to help with an increase in the number of emergency calls the county has seen this year.
COVID-19 Crisis at Alaska's City Hospitals Has Big Rural Impacts
Patient says there were no beds available, and he got moved around in the emergency room a few times before landing in a room.
AMR First Responders Serve the Community Despite Working 1 October Shooting
Four years after 1 October, we're learning how many first responders from American Medical Response have remained in the field.
Rural Metro Fire Department Provide Safety Advice for Your Family
Rural Metro Fire offers tips on safety as we approach the fire season.
Need for Emergency Medical Flights on the Rise in Central Oregon |
COVID-19 has increased emergency air flights in the region.
Guardian Flight Welcomes New Aircraft In Devils Lake
The Bell 407 is a larger aircraft that is faster and can carry a third rider, such as a spouse or parent as conditions allow.
AeroCare Training for Odessa College EMT/EMS Students
Odessa College EMT/EMS students receive hands-on training for patient transfer and loading on the AeroCare 5 helicopter.
Intervening in the Wake of Ida
Sometimes medical care isn't the only thing needed to serve people in crisis.
Guardian Flight Welcomes New Aircraft In Devils Lake
The Bell 407 went into service on Monday, September 27.
Alaska Medevac Planes are Flying Recovering COVID Patients From Urban Hospitals to Smaller Ones
As COVID-19 puts unprecedented pressure on urban hospitals, medevac planes are moving still-hospitalized patients from city to rural hospitals, the opposite of the normal pati...
Flags to Half-staff Friday to Honor Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans
Gov. Mike Parson has ordered flags in Jackson County to half-staff on Friday in honor of Independence police officer Blaize Madrid-Evans, who was killed last week in the line ...
AMR Awarded Contract with Napa County for 911 Services
Ambulance Provider Solidifies 5-year Contract to Provide Care in Napa County.
American Medical Response Will Remain as County's Ambulance Service
Napa County will stick with American Medical Response West to run local emergency ambulances and try to take this critical service to an even higher level.
Fallen Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans' Donated Kidney Goes to Springfield, Missouri Officer
Springfield police officer Mark Priebe, severely injured in the line of duty in 2020 and in need of a new kidney for a few months, had surgery Saturday to receive one of Madri...
OCTC Offering Accelerated Paramedic Training
A partnership between Owensboro Community & Technical College, the Daviess County and Owensboro fire departments and AMR Ambulance has been established to address a shortage o...
Global Medical Response Completes Asset Purchase of Hunter Ambulance Group
Hunter is one of the largest private ambulance providers in the New York City metro area.
Vigil for Slain Independence, MO, Police Officer Draws Hundreds
AMR team members joined hundreds of others to mourn and honor Blaize Madrid-Evans, a former AMR EMT who had joined the police force and was killed in the line of duty.
COVID Spike Affecting Ambulance Services
Ambulances tied up at hospitals because there are few beds.
The Last Salute: The Story of the Honor Guard
The mission of the Honor Guard is to ensure the utmost respect is given to our fallen brothers and sisters.
EMT, Paramedicine Students Learn Real-World Skills from Air Evac Lifeteam
EMTs and paramedics in Valdosta, GA, are training to provide life-saving and life-sustaining treatment as well as compassionate care for those in need.
AMR of Springfield, MA, to honor EMT graduates
Springfield Mayor Dominic Sarno will join American Medical Response (AMR) as they honor the most recent class of "Earn While You Learn" EMT training program.
First Responders Speak to Children
Among the agencies that sent representatives were the Parker Fire Department, American Medical Response-River Medical, the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the U.S. Border...
AeroCare Flies Across State Lines to Provide Care to COVID Patients
Since COVID began, call volumes for AeroCare have increased and they are flying longer distances to get patients to the care they need.
First Responders Honor Heroic Actions of 9/11
Annual memorial walk honored those who have given their all — on that day and over the past 20 years.
Firefighters in Full Gear Walk 110 Stories in Honor of 9/11 First Responders
Captain Jeff Bagwell, Rural-Metro Fire Department's public information officer, sees the importance of the event. He told Knox News, "...this event is not about us. It's about...
Grants Pass First Responders Host 9/11 Attack Anniversary Observance Walk
Participants were invited to join in a memorial walk in remembrance of the first responders and service members who have given their all.
Fire Chief Kevin Hoban Reflects on Time Volunteering at Ground Zero
It began like an ordinary Tuesday morning for Hoban who, at the time, was a paramedic for American Medical Response. The radio alarm clock went off. It was tuned to KLYT-FM ou...
Santa Maria Area Firefighters, Paramedic in New York City for 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
Retired Santa Barbara County Fire Department engineer Ron Vasquez and retired American Medical Response paramedic Ed Mulder are also part of this year's pilgrimage to honor th...
9/11 Memorials in Western New York on Saturday
Saturday marks 20 years since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York City, the Pentagon, and Western Pennsylvania. There are several events on Saturday across We...
Law Enforcement, First Responders Donating Blood to Honor 9/11 Victims
First responders, including the Knox County Sheriff's Office, the University of Tennessee (UT) Police, Rural Metro and Tennessee Highway Patrol, are coming together to honor t...
Guardian Flight Alaska Celebrates Health Aide Appreciation Day
HB 198 Would Proclaim September 10 as Health Aide Appreciation Day.
Ambulances Waiting Longer to Drop Off Patients as Officials Warn of Less Hospital Space
In August, more than half of all AMR ambulances had to wait longer than 45 minutes before there was room for patients at the hospital.
Georgia EMT Killed in Accident While Stopping to Render Aid
Two American Medical Response (AMR) First Responders in a non-emergency vehicle were headed to Louisiana from Georgia to provide supplies for other First Responders helping in...
Dr. Ed Racht on MSNBC's Morning Joe
GMR's Chief Medical Officer discusses the challenging EMS response in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
Dr. Ed Racht on MSNBC's Morning Joe
GMR's Chief Medical Officer discusses the challenging EMS response in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
Global Medical Response Announces EMT Training & Hiring Program in Long Island
Earn While You Learn Class Aims to Boost NY Economy, Address EMT Shortage
GMR Deploys First Responders, Ambulances, Helicopters and Airplanes in Response to Hurricane Ida
As part of American Medical Response's (AMR) FEMA contract, GMR deploys air and ground crews and medical transportation assets including first responders, ambulances, helicopt...
GMR Deploys Additional Teams to States Hit Hard by COVID-19 Delta Variant
The Company's ground division (American Medical Response) and sub-contracted network providers are now serving in five states.
AMR in Sumter County (FL) Launches, Enhances ET3 Program
ET3 is an innovative, five-year program aimed at providing greater flexibility for ambulance care teams to address emergency healthcare needs of Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS)...
Lowery Voted Roane State’s Paramedic Student of the Year
Derrick Lowery, a paramedic with American Medical Response of Knox County and a former ski patroller in Colorado, has been named Roane State's Paramedic Student of the Year. M...
National EMS Weekend of Honor Paid Tribute to Fallen EMS Heroes
The National EMS Memorial Service (NEMSMS), National EMS Memorial Bike Ride (NEMSMBR) and the National EMS Memorial Foundation (NEMSMF) paid tribute to the 144 fallen EMS and ...
AMR Receives American Heart Association's Mission:Lifeline EMS Gold Recognition Award
Mississippi Gulf Coast EMS provider wins award for the second year in a row.
Going Above and Beyond
As a paramedic, Hollister resident Briana Lee knows something about helping others.
Palm Beach Co. to Offer Monoclonal Antibody Delivery Service
This week county leaders are expected to offer a delivery service for residents to receive monoclonal antibody treatment at home. The partnership is with American Medical Resp...
The Triumph of Hope
It was hope, and the skill of first responders and hospital staff, that saved the life of three-year-old drowning victim Brody Drumheller.
400 Oregon National Guard Members Deployed to Aid Hospitals in COVID-19 Surge
Oregon National Guard members and FEMA-deployed emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are now in hospitals across the state, trying to help overwhelmed health care workers.
Sonoma Life Support Receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Recognition Award
The company was recognized for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.
A Tool for Supporting Emergency Responders
In a coordinated proactive effort to solve for this need, the All Clear Foundation, Global Medical Response, and Grit Digital Health joined forces with philanthropic support t...
FDA Approves First COVID-19 Vaccine
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine for people 16 and older, making it the first to move beyond emergency...
COVID-19 Infections, Hospitalizations Climbing Again
The COVID-19 surge is climbing again in Ventura County. Jeremy Shumaker, regional director of operations for AMR and Gold Coast Ambulance, said the full emergency rooms mean a...
SFD Will Get Four Additional Ambulances, Crew to Deal with COVID Surge
"Agencies and hospitals in our area are becoming overwhelmed by the significant influx of COVID patients," said Mayor Adrian Perkins. "It is vital for us to provide essential ...
AMR Program To Pay Participants To Become EMTs And Pay For Class
Earn as you learn program will pay for participant's EMT-B classes, supplies and pay provide hourly pay. AMR working to fill EMS shortages.
Guardian Flight Welcomes New Aircraft in Roseau, MN
New Bell 407 aircraft debuted August 9.
Outside the Hospital and Inside the ED are struggling for Staff
Dr. Ed Racht, Chief Medical Officer at Global Medical Response, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss the impacts of the pandemic on the EMS sector.
Kurtz Ambulance Service Proud to Continue 911 Service to Tinley Park, IL
The company received a four-year contract extension on July 20.
Guardian Flight Welcomes New Aircraft in Escanaba, MI
New Bell 407 went into service on August 9
East TN Ambulance Services Feeling the Pinch as Hospitals, ERs Back up with Patients
Daryl Warren, Knox County operations manager for AMR, said ambulances and hospitals have been busy nonstop since the start of the pandemic, but there was a little bit of a slo...
Rural Metro Prepares for Swift-Water Rescues
Rural Metro Fire Department says they've already seen over 20 rescues this year. It takes about 18 inches of fast moving water, less than two feet, to sweep away a vehicle. It...
GMR Deploys More Than 275 Medical Personnel, 80 Ambulances in Response to FEMA Request
AMR personnel and ambulances have been sent to Louisiana and Missouri, which have become the new epicenter of the U.S. COVID-19 crisis
Become an EMT with AMR’s "Earn While You Learn" Program
AMR offers NH residents a cost-free way to begin a career in Emergency Medical Services.
First Responders Offer Tips for a Safe Back-to-School-Season Amid COVID Resurgence
As students across the nation prepare to head back to school amid surging cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant, parents and guardians are looking for ways to help keep their ch...
Groundbreaking New Program Aims to Cut ER Waits and Ambulance Expenses
The new pilot program will take effect Aug. 12. Mayor Kincannon called it "the biggest breakthrough in ambulance service in 50 years."
AMR Seeing Increase in COVID-19 Testing
The American Medical Response COVID-19 testing site at Eastfield Mall will celebrate one year of operation at the end of August. For a site that was initially only supposed to...
Hundreds Gather to Honor Slain Tucson EMT Jacob Dindinger
The procession and memorial service for EMT Jacob Dindinger of American Medical Response at Casas Church in Oro Valley on Aug. 9, 2021.
Slain EMT Honored at Memorial Service
Beginning with a procession from the Oro Valley funeral home to Casas Church, first responders from multiple agencies honored EMT Jacob Dindinger's legacy.
Tuscon EMT Jacob Dindinger to be Laid to Rest
Family, friends, and colleagues to gather to pay final respects to esteemed EMT.
Every Second Counts: Asante Unveils New 24-hour Helicopter Landing Pad
The new helipad comes with lights installed, which will allow for Mercy Flights and REACH Air Medical Services to land just steps away from the hospital's ER center at any tim...
Roanoke Renews Air Evac Service for Residents
Roanoke City Council swiftly and unanimously agreed to renew its service contract with Air Evac Lifeteam to provide emergency helicopter transportation for all Roanoke residen...
EMT Shot July 18 Thanks Public for Support
Cassandra Moreno, 20, was injured in one of two separate deadly shootings. In the AMR Facebook post, Moreno wrote "My family and I would like to thank all of those supporting ...
Program Works to Reduce EMS Shortage
A new program at American Medical Response (AMR) Rochester wants to end the emergency medical services (EMS) shortage.
AMR Sees 10 Times the Number of COVID-19 Calls Compared to a Few Months Ago
Not only are officials seeing more cases, but also more young people getting sick. One of the biggest concerns now is getting the virus under control.
AMR ET3 Program Expands to Ga. Counties
After a successful pilot program in DeKalb County, AMR becomes the largest group included in the CMS ET3 model.
Rural Metro Fire Dept. Provides Tips for Homeowners
Rural Metro Fire Department wants you to be prepared to defend your property this fire season. It suggests cleaning gutters, sub-flooring, and attic vents of pine needles and ...
Parents of EMT Shot in Silverlake Park Thank Health Care Workers, Tucson Community
We want to thank the ICU Doctors, Nurses and staff of Banner Tucson Hospital. They are truly Angels and we never doubted Jacob had the best care. May the love and compassion t...
Seeking Safety on the Sandy River
The presence of AMR river rescue technicians — colloquially lifeguards — has drastically reduced drownings at the park, even as usage skyrockets.
Arizona Governor Ducey Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor EMT Jacob Dindinger
Governor Doug Ducey today ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset tomorrow, July 31, 2021, to honor Tucson Emergency Medical Techn...
Air Evac Lifeteam Celebrates 20 years of Service to Hill Country
The Marble Falls Air Evac Lifeteam base, Air Evac 49, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary of serving patients in the Texas Hill Country. The air medical base opened in 20...
20-year-Old EMT Fights for Life After Being Shot in Head While Responding to Call: 'Pure Heart'
Jacob "Jake" Dindinger had only been working as an EMT with American Medical Response for four months when the unthinkable happened.
Manchester Fire Rolls Out 'Squad 1' To Decrease Ambulance Calls
The new program will expand its community paramedicine model and reduce the dependence on some mutual aid ambulances.
Ambulances in Ventura County Get Kits to Help Autistic Patients During Stressful Ride
Every ambulance in Ventura County will soon carry sensory kits designed to help patients on the autism spectrum.
Robertsdale Approves AirMedCare Helicopter Plan Agreement
The Robertsdale City Council voted Monday, July 19 to enter a plan agreement with AirMedCare to provide helicopter service at no cost should those on the plan or their familie...
Downshift: Responding to Employee Burnout
Blount County American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance service is giving its employees a day off between shifts while keeping their pay the same in a significant move meant t...
COVID-19 Testing Sites on the Central Coast May See an Increase in Patients
With the announcement that California will require state employees and health care workers to provide COVID-19 vaccine verification or get tested weekly, many testing centers ...
21 New EMS Graduates Set to Become Buffalo's Newest Healthcare Heroes through Program
More than a dozen 'Earn While You Learn' academy graduates are set to become Buffalo's newest future healthcare heroes. Twenty-one American Medical response, or AMR, students ...
Air Evac Lifeteam Pilot Celebrates Career Milestone
Bradley Childress has flown more than 2,000 patients
Save Rates for Cardiac Arrest Down Nationally, More Bystander CPR Needed
While save rates for cardiac arrest have decreased by 4% on a national level, they’re increasing steadily on a local level in Rochester.
Program Designed to Encourage Growth in EMT Field
American Medical Response is launching its “Earn While You Learn” training course in Fayette County. The service starts next month.
Citizen CPR Foundation Brings Lifesaving Professionals Together to Save More Lives
"Wherever you are — or suddenly find yourself — on the chain of survival, you'll find Summit 2021 sessions tailored to you," says Ed Racht, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Global M...
Maui County EMS Chief Bids Farewell
After 45 years of working in emergency medical services, Curt Morimoto is calling it a career. He is retiring as operations manager for AMR, ending a job path that took him fr...
Crews Push 45% Containment on 6-acre Redwood Fire
Crews working on the 6-acre Redwood Highway Fire, first reported around 6:30 pm last night, managed to increase containment to 45% overnight.
Jacob Dindinger's Family Talks About Their Loved One
The American Medical Response EMT was shot on July 18 in Tucson, Ariz.
Water rescue teams, ADOT Crews Ready
All crews members in the Rural Metro Fire Department take part in swift water rescue training every year.
First Responders Honored for Managing Difficult Delivery
Florence Fire and American Medical Response ambulance personnel received special recognition for outstanding patient care service for their assistance to a mother experiencing...
During a Wildfire, Here’s How Dispatchers Alert Residents and Firefighters
Dispatchers are indispensable facets in this region’s die-hard battle against wildfires, particularly in the years since the 2017 North Bay firestorm that destroyed 5,300 home...
First Responders, Law Enforcement Paying Tribute to 9/11 Victims by Giving Blood
Local law enforcement and first responders have already been answering the call to pay tribute to the 2,977 that died that day.
Firefighters from Across Nation Come to Southern Oregon’s Aid
The team brought five fire engines from three cities in Arizona plus Knoxville, Tennessee, said Tim Soul, fire chief for rural-metro operations in Yuma, Arizona.
Vigil Honors Victims of Shooting Spree
It’s something that means a lot to the AMR family who is still processing how someone could shoot two of their own.
NEMSMS Honors EMS, Air Medical Fallen with Cross-Country Procession, Memorial Events
An opening ceremony at GMR's Texas HQ launched the 2021 NEMSMS. Follow all the media coverage of that and subsequent events to remember the 144 who gave their lives in the lin...
Police Say Children Found Safe After Deadly Shootings in Tucson
Police have confirmed that children who were unaccounted for after a deadly shooting spree and house fire on Sunday, July 18, have been located and are safe. At least two peop...
Survivor of Mountain Fall Visits with Arctic Guardians Who Saved Him
The rescue involved coordination between multiple agencies, including the 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard, Wrangell St. Elias National Park and Preserve Search and Rescu...
Multistate Procession Honoring EMS Workers Stopping in Knoxville
On Monday, a procession honoring EMS workers will be stopping in Knoxville as they travel toward Arlington, Virginia. The multistate procession is a part of the countdown to t...
GMR Hosts Ceremony to Honor 100+ EMS Responders Lost in Line of Duty
Global Medical Response Hosted the Inaugural Ceremony for the National EMS Memorial Service Procession at Texas-based location; procession will cover multiple states and stops...
First Responder Award Presented During Commissioners Meeting
The first responder commendation was presented to Miranda Hicks a paramedic with Lifeguard EMS in recognition of her outstanding contributions to providing public safety for t...
A New Program Aims to Attract and Train Diverse Candidates
The “Earn While You Learn” program paid a group of students to earn their EMT certification in hopes of diversifying the field.
Flight Paramedic Celebrates Career Milestone
Matt Walton recently celebrated a career milestone – his 500th flight wings
Rural Metro Competing to Collect Blood Donations during "Remembering the Badges" blood drive
For the 20th anniversary of the events of 9/11, the American Red Cross hopes to collect enough pints of blood equal to the number of lives lost on that day.
Oregon Wasn’t Prepared for the Heat Wave
Randy Lauer, VP Operations, thinks Oregon could learn from best practices developed in the Southeast, where first responders have protocols for finding and evacuating vulnerab...
Sumter County (FL) Woman Honored For Life-Saving CPR
An awards ceremony was held this week for Norma Martin, a Bushnell woman who saved her neighbor’s life with CPR during a cardiac arrest event. The event also reconnected the n...
He Saved a Woman's Life at Lake Berryessa
AMR Napa has deployed new resources to Lake Berryessa, including a first-of-its-kind emergency boat. It is staffed by three or four caregivers and equipped with the same suppl...
Issue of Ambulance Response Times Sheds Light on Larger EMS Industry Problems
Measuring response times is tricky, as calls are prioritized based on need. There are many factors at play, including an industry-wide shortage of EMTs and paramedics.
Woman Saved by Roommate and First Responder
81 year old grants pass woman Maria Carbajal never expected she’d have to fight for her life after doing basic yard work outside her home.
Earn While You Learn: AMR launches Free Training Program to Help with EMS Shortage
In an effort to combat position-wide shortages, Rochester AMR is launching ‘Earn While You Learn’, a new program built to bring more people on board. The program offers an opp...
Safety Tips for the 4th of July
Whether your family is grilling outdoors, engaging in water activities, watching (or setting off) fireworks, or participating in celebratory parades, AMR wants to remind you o...
Banner Health Launches Helicopter Air Ambulance Service in Phoenix
The new service represents a partnership between BannerAir and Global Medical Response and will provide four helicopters that will serve metro Phoenix.
New York State Assembly Members Burgos, Fernandez Join EMS Providers to Launch Earn While You Learn Training Program that Pays New EMT Recruits in New York City
10-Week Course Will Ease Path to Rewarding Career, Offers Competitive Pay and Flexible Schedules
Fire Agencies Prepared and Ready for Increases in Wildfires
Eight fire agencies including Rural Metro Fire, Medford Fire & Rescue, the Oregon Department of Forestry, the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service and more addre...
First Responders Receive Exceptional Life-Saving Award
Area first responders, including Air Evac team members, received an Exceptional Life Saving Award presented by the East Central Regional EMS Committee.
AMR Launches Water Safey EMS Boat Program
Ground Medical Transportation Provider to Deploy EMS Boat & Teams to Lake Berryessa during Peak Use Days
For the Homebound, Missions Provide COVID-19 Vaccine in Friendly Confines
Homebound missions are among collaborative efforts between the state, local public health departments, case management agencies, and partners like the Colorado Springs Fire De...
Finding My Voice
EMT Abdallah Al-Obaidi shares his journey from Iraq to Jordan to Georgia. Along the way, Al-Obaidi was thrilled to find more ways to connect with people as an EMT, first with ...
AMR-Rural Metro Fire recently welcomed Dolly, a 17-month-old Goldendoodle certified by Global Medical Response as the fire station’s regional training and therapy dog to assis...
Emergency Responders Urge Continued Focus on Opioid Crisis
Chris Stawasz, Northeast director of government affairs for AMR said the rise is concerning, and while the pandemic has rightfully taken a lot of the public health focus, it's...
Carbyne Raises $20M More So When Death Knocks, You Don’t Answer the Door
The new funding was led by Global Medical Response. Carbyne and GMR have been partners since late 2020, and their ties are deepening. GMR COO Edward Van Horne will join Carbyn...
AeroCare Now Serving Hobbs, New Mexico
New Air Medical Operation to Serve Community of Hobbs and Surrounding Regions
Guardian Flight Alaska Now Serving Fort Yukon
Fixed Wing Air Medical Operation to Serve Arctic Circle and Surrounding Regions for Summer Months
Providence St. Mary Partners with REACH
Providence St. Mary Medical Center on Friday announced a new partnership that will station a REACH Air Medical Services helicopter at the Apple Valley hospital, a move officia...
New Firehall for Corryton
Captain Jeff Bagwell of Rural Metro said residents can expect faster response times for many areas and a better facility for the first responders based there. It is funded ent...
Lifeguard Ambulance Service is Proud to Continue Serving Morgan County Residents
EMS Provider Wins the Contract in Morgan County for the Third Time
AMR Youngstown is Now Hiring
Ground Medical Transportation Service Provider Actively Hiring Qualified Paramedics
Family-owned Ambulance Service Acquired in Growing Trend
The only locally owned ambulance company in Ventura County has been sold to a subsidiary of American Medical Response, making the national corporation the sole provider of amb...
AMR Seattle Announces Scholarships for EMT Students
The scholarships will provide opportunities to earn the education needed to start a rewarding career with AMR as an EMT.
AT&T Launches Animal-Assisted Therapy for First Responders
In advance of the 2021 storm season, FirstNet, Built with AT&T is introducing “ROG the Dog” animal-assisted therapy to support public safety on the front lines. AT&T is collab...
Hope is Coming To First Responders in West Michigan
A group of 30 Labradoodles have been dispatched across the country as part of a program to supply first responders with a therapy dog. Hope will be permanently stationed in Gr...
Water Safety Encouraged
Water safety practices and constant supervision is the cure to prevent child drowning and non-fatal drowning incidents.
Teen Buddies Begin Careers at Rural Metro
In July, they begin the serious business of becoming reserve live-in firefighters with Rural Metro Fire. In the fall, they will start EMT School at Roane State Community Colle...
Rural Ambulance Services Fighting for Survival
Recently, CNN, The New York Times spoke to us about access to care in rural America.
AT&T Launches Animal Assisted Therapy Initiative to Further Health & Wellness for America’s First Responders
AT&T is collaborating with Global Medical Response (GMR) to provide the therapy dog services, which are especially meant for times of crises following natural or man-made disa...
Partnership EMS Program Graduates Honored in Ceremony
The program allowed students not only to earn an EMT-Basic Class certificate debt-free but also to have a position at Abbott EMS after completing the necessary course work and...
Lifeguard EMS Donates Ambulance To County Chaplaincy Program
The ambulance will be a mobile command center for helping people, especially families that have been displace from tornadoes, fires, floods, or if there’s a massive car accide...
First responders Rally Around Comrade in Time of Need
AMR Paramedic Carlos Lizarraga, a resident of Imperial, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). He is being supported by friends, co-workers and other first responder...
Baxter the Therapy Dog Provides Support to Paramedics
The dog is based in San Diego but was sent to assist first responders in Imperial County during a COVID-19 surge.
Pay Contributing to EMT shortage
So, why not bump up the pay to get more people interested in the field? Medicare and Medicaid rates don't cover even the cost of a call despite the need for readiness, that is...
SAR Chapter Honors Local Paramedic
A Commendation Medal wennt to Paramedic Matthew Doi of AMR Fremont County. Matthew Doi has been an EMT since 2013 and a Paramedic with AMR Fremont County for four years. He is...
EMS Company Hopes Nationwide Staffing Shortages Ease
A shortage of paramedics and EMTs has led to major issues for ambulance companies.
Lifeguard EMS Makes Investment in Patient Care
New IV pumps have been distributed throughout the six-county service area.
AMR Partners with NASCAR to Salute Veterans and First Responders
AMR is with NASCAR to honor members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans, first responders and their families through NASCAR Salutes Refreshed by Coca-Cola.
Lifeguard Ambulance Earns Prestigious CAAS Reaccreditation
An independent review validates that accredited agencies are adhering to the highest standards in the industry.
AMR/City of Rochester Working on Nurse Navigator Program
A new program under development may soon help defer some of the calls that don’t truly need life-saving immediate care to nurse navigators.
Vaccination Verification: To Require Or Not To Require?
CrowdRx Medical Director Matt Friedman MD is emphatic about the importance of vaccinations for people in mass group settings like the Vax Live concert.
Everyone Benefits from AMR’s Safety Team Efforts in IMSA
Members of the IMSA AMR Safety Team are ready to leap into action at a moment’s notice, attending to incidents on track, tending to the well-being of drivers involved, even as...
Rural Ambulance Crews are Running out of Money and Volunteers
American Medical Response says it can't afford to keep providing services to Fremont County after losing $1.5 million in revenue last year.
Paramedics in Prescott Pull Woman out of Burning Car
On May 13, Murray and EMT Madison Rubio were parked in their area in Prescott. EMT-In-Training Charlotte Payne was also on board when a few passerbys alerted them a woman had ...
Elko County Extends REACH Air Contract
We are excited to be able to continue to serve the Elko community. Tom Liebman, northern Nevada regional director for REACH Air, said after Wednesday’s Elko County Commissione...
Cancer Alliance Receives Donation
UP Health System Home Care & Hospice, AirMedCare Network, Guardian Flight and UP Honor Flight together raised over $2,700 to support The Delta County Cancer Alliance.
EMTs for AMR Honored During NTT INDYCAR GMR Grand Prix Race
GMR is celebrating EMS Week by highlighting the work of two very special New Haven EMTs.
Flight Nurse for Air Evac Lifeteam Honored During NTT INDYCAR GMR Grand Prix Race
In honor of EMS Week, GMR, along with NTT INDYCAR and Indianapolis Motor Speedway, invited Air Evac Lifeteam Flight Nurse, Carmen Hicks, to participate in special race day eve...
EMS One-Stop on Rural EMS Funding
This podcast: EMS One-Stop discusses the realities, challenges and funding of rural EMS, where staffing and financial stressors have been further exacerbated by the pandemic.
100+ EMS Providers Honored
The events of the last year has made us all realize just how valuable EMS providers are and how we are truly people that care and are there in that time of need.
AMR San Diego Takes Hospice Patient to the Beach One Last Time
Sharp HospiceCare patient Maria O’Neal enjoyed a day at the beach with her son, Tony, courtesy of American Medical Response’s (AMR) Sentimental Journey program.
Doniphan Co. EMS Service to Outsource Staff
Doniphan Co. Fire Dist. 2 has entered into a contract with AMR in Topeka to provide staffing after staff departures and low volunteer turnout. The change reflects the state of...
City of Spokane Inks New Four-year Deal for Ambulance Service
The Spokane City Council approved a four-year contract with American Medical Response for ambulance services.
Global Medical Response Completes Transaction with Arizona Ambulance Transport
The purchase agreement includes a fleet of 11 vehicles along with medical supplies and equipment. As a result of the purchase, 54 employees have transitioned to GMR.
AMR Paramedic Honored During NTT INDYCAR GMR Grand Prix Race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Operations Supervisor Ryan Crohn participated in special race day events, including making the ceremonial announcement directing drivers to their cars.
AMR Discusses Earn While You Learn Program
Patrick Pickering, regional director for AMR Springfield, speaks about nationwide EMT shortage and how to become an EMT.
New Banner Payson CEO Gives Update
Banner is partnering with GMR to provide air ambulance transportation to the Payson and Phoenix area operating under the name Banner Air.
Washington Co. Commissioners to Consider Renewing Air Medical Transport Membership
Commissioners will consider renewing the county’s AirMedCare Network municipal site membership and paying its associated invoice.
Rural Metro Fire Opens New Station
Rural Metro Fire, Knox County relocated its Corryton station in Northeast Knox County to a new, larger facility and held a grand opening event Friday.
GMR to Honor Frontline EMS Caregivers
As part of the 2021 Global Medical Response Grand Prix weekend hosted at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, GMR and the NTT INDYCAR SERIES will honor frontline EMS caregivers an...
Med-Trans Pilot Honored With Prestigious Award
Pilot Melvin Hughes has received the Federal Aviation Administration's “Master Pilot” Award
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Expands Air Transport Operation
Med-Trans-affiliated LifeLine medical air transport services has expanded its mission with the Tampa Bay-area hospital.
Nurse Shares Experience as Part of Air Evac Lifeteam
"When bad things happen, I always want to be there to help," said AEL's Hunter Brunet. "So why sit and wait in a hospital for a bad thing to happen when I can go out and help ...
Global Medical Response Signs Agreement to Acquire Hunter Ambulance Group
Hunter is one of the largest private ambulance providers in the New York City metro area. The deal will be finalized later this summer.
Insurance Agency Purchases Air Evac Lifeteam Membership for School Athletes
AirMedCare Network provides financial peace of mind for patients and their families.
Air Evac Lifeteam Celebrates 20 Years of Service to the Texas Hill Country
Marble Falls crews thank partners in care with barbecue celebrations in four communities.
American Medical Response to Lead Dallas County COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts
As part of the Contract with Dallas County, AMR will Distribute up to 12,000 Vaccine Doses per Day
Ready, Set, Go in an Emergency
Ready, Set, Go! is a nationwide program adopted by the 15 Arizona Sheriffs that educates residents about proactive measures to take before an emergency and actions to follow w...
GMR Appoints First Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resource Group
Talma M. Carstarphen, director of Marketing Proposal Development, will serve as chair.
American Medical Response Announces New Partnership With Superstar Racing Experience
AMR to Provide Four-Person Safety Team for New Six-Race, Short-Track Series
Air Evac Lifeteam to Open New Air Medical Base
New Operation to Provide Lifesaving Care to Residents in Emergency Situations
Officers, First Responders Graduate from Crisis Intervention Team Training
This graduating class included staff from American Medical Response.
Virtual Care Spreads in Missouri Health System, Home to ‘Hospital Without Beds’
When Tom Becker was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat in March 2020, the 60-year-old EMS helicopter pilot from Washington, Missouri, worried he would never fly again.
Rural Ambulance Crews Have Run Out of Money and Volunteers
Strained by pandemic-era budget cuts, stress and a lack of revenue, at least 10 ambulance companies in Wyoming are in danger of shuttering — some imminently.
Jerry Harnish: Rural Metro’s Quiet Chief
It’s not every day that you meet someone like Jerry Harnish. Since he was 22 and straight out of Emory & Henry University, his life’s passion and profession have been communit...
New Haven Partners with AMR to Vaccinate Homebound Residents
This partnership with AMR will enable us to reach a vulnerable segment of our community that might otherwise find it very difficult to get vaccinated,” said New Haven Health D...
Cigna Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Transportation for Medicare Advantage Members
Cigna is working with its Medicare Advantage transportation vendor, Access2Care, which coordinates transportation for customers. Participating transportation companies will va...
Dallas County to Hand Over COVID Vaccine Distribution to AMR
Dallas County will spend up to $30 million in federal coronavirus aid to pay for future vaccine efforts, including pop-up inoculation sites and walk-in clinics. Commissioners ...
Focusing on Today
Cancer patient Charlie Moore was in the fight of his life. An emergency and a call to 911 had a profound impact on him. He credits the team at Rural Metro Fire and their quick...
Bridgeport Officials Announce Start of Earn While You Learn Academy for Aspiring EMTs
The program allows for on-the-job training while taking the necessary certification courses to become emergency medical technicians. Officials with American Medical Response s...
Taylor Swift Sends A Gift And Handwritten Note To Middle Georgia Nurse On Front Lines
Britta Thomason, a nurse with AirEvac Lifeteam and a Middle Georgia native, recently shared her love of Swift’s music during an interview that focused on her career as a fligh...
Metro-Atlanta Teens Recognized for Saving their 67-year-old Grandmother
Fire crews and paramedics said if it weren’t for these two young men, their grandmother likely wouldn’t be here today.
Sonoma Life Support and Gold Ridge Fire Protection District Announce Partnership
Sonoma Life Support, operated by AMR, will begin stationing an Advanced Life Support ambulance at Gold Ridge Fire Protection District Station 2 24-hours a day starting this mo...
How IMSA's AMR Safety Team Keeps Drivers Safe
Members of IMSA's AMR Safety Team break down the unique opportunity in motorsport medical and rescue response.
AMR Celebrates 60 Years of Service in Yakima
The operation, located in Yakima, first opened its doors in February 1961, operating as Yakima Ambulance.
Sheriff’s Office Tips Hat to Call-takers During National Public Safety Communicators Week
Our public safety dispatchers and call takers are an extraordinary group of women and men who answer calls for help 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
'Recovery Activities' Ease Mental Health Challenges in EMS Workers
A recent study included 70 EMS workers at American Medical Response in Syracuse, New York.
EMTs and Paramedics are the Community's Unsung Heroes
When the ambulance shows up, they don’t stop and ask if you have health insurance. They don’t stop and ask about your ability to pay for those services. They don’t care if you...
An Interview with Charlie Burgoyne of Valkyrie
Valkyrie recently partnered with Global Medical Response, the largest ambulance company in the world, to develop COVID-19 modeling tools and resource allocation plans to expan...
AMR Assists in GA Tornado Response
Last week, there was an F4 tornado that hit the areas of Coweta County, Georgia, and the City of Newnan. Coweta County Fire called for assistance, and American Medical Respons...
River Medical Achieves CAAS Reaccreditation
Accreditation places leading AZ ambulance provider in top 2 percent of ambulance companies nationwide.
City of New Haven Partners with AMR on Earn While You Learn Program
AMR’s award-winning Earn While You Learn program is designed to ease the transition for those wanting to become EMS professionals.
Emergency Health Workers Three Times More at Risk of Depression, PTSD
AMR frontline employees were part of a study finding that EMS workers are three times more likely to suffer depression and PTSD than the general public.
EMS Week 2021
The theme for EMS Week 2021 announced: This is EMS: Caring for Our Communities. The annual campaign recognizes the heroes who provide emergency medical services in communities...
Nevada’s Fight Against COVID-19 Grows
Las Vegas-based Station Casinos announced it would begin offering vaccinations on April 6 with the help of American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance company.
Team Goes Door-to-Door in San Diego's Barrio Logan to Set Up COVID-19 Vaccinations
AMR employees joined an out-reach team in a San Diego neighborhood hit hard by the pandemic to sign up residents for coronavirus vaccine appointments this weekend.
Las Vegas Casino Selects AMR to Administer Employee Vaccine Program
Station Casinos announced an on-site vaccination program, adminstered by American Medical Response, that will enable employees and their families to get vaccinated at the Comp...
Med-Trans Corporation Announces In-Network Agreement With Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
BCBS members in Alabama will not receive balance bills when transported by Med-Trans
American Medical Response Implements Innovative ET3 Pilot Program in Dekalb County, Ga.
ET3 program aims to improve quality, lower costs and reduce avoidable emergency department transports
Dublin, GA, Flight Nurse on the Frontlines of COVID-19
AirEvac Lifeteam's Britta Thomason has served on the frontlines of COVID-19 as both a flight nurse and as part of the Nurse Navigation Line for Global Medical Response crews d...
Pink Ambulance Hits the Streets for Breast Cancer Awareness
AMR Troup County (Ga.) outfitted one of its rigs with pink colors and ribbons to show support for the fight against breast cancer.
Bayflite 4 is Now Med-Trans Florida
Bayflite 4 unveils new name for Brooksville Air Medical Base.
20-year-old Begins EMT Journey
Ashtyn Overton graduated from AMR’s Earn While You Learn program on March 12 and soon will run calls on some of the 16 ambulances serving the county via contract.
How the Therapy Dog Program is Helping EMS Providers Cope with 'Unimaginable' Stress
Goldendoodles Saydee and Bodhi have made it their mission to relieve the emotional stress.
NASCAR Dogs Can Sniff Out COVID-19 With up to 98% Accuracy
If they smell the virus in their 30 seconds of screening, the sniffer dogs will alert their handler, and the individual infected with COVID-19 will have to undergo secondary s...
Hundreds of Frontline Workers Receive COVID-19 Vaccine at Union Superstation
San Diego & Imperial Counties Labor Council partnered with American Medical Response to distribute vaccines.
Yolo County Teaming up to Deliver COVID Vaccinations to Homebound Seniors
Thanks to a partnership between Yolo County and AMR homebound seniors 65 and older can schedule free in-home COVID-19 vaccinations.
Eighth Circuit Holds States Cannot Regulate AirMedCare Network Memberships
AirMedCare Network to Resume Sales of Air Ambulance Memberships in North Dakota
The pandemic shut down NASCAR a year ago. The vaccine provides hope for full return.
NASCAR icon Richard Petty has put his face on the campaign to more widely distribute the COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Ryan Stanton, medical director of the AMR/NASCAR safety team, ap...
A look Inside One of Arlington’s Vaccination Centers
Members of the Arlington Fire Department, military personnel as well as members of FEMA and AMR – distinguishable only by the uniforms they wear, work together to provide vacc...
Brian Pratt: Rural Metro Pro Loves Patient Care
Pratt has spent more than half his life in emergency services work for his community. He is a rare breed.
Paramedic Chronicles the Daily Tragedy of Drug Overdoses Before and During Pandemic
AMR paramedic Peter Canning, who responded to thousands of heroin overdose calls, has written a book about his experiences and his views on the continuing deadly opioid epidem...
SevenBar Aviation Earns Validated Safety Management System
Federal Aviation Administration awards the company with Active Conformance designation
Springfield Housing Authority and City Partner to Provide COVID vaccines to Public Housing Residents
The program is part of the state’s Phase II vaccine deployment plan to vaccine eligible residents of public housing. The city’s Health and Human Services Department and Americ...
Senate Passes Ambulance Treatment in Place Language
The U.S. Senate passed language for Medicare coverage of emergency treatment in place of lower acuity patients by ground ambulance services providers and suppliers during the ...
AMR Service Implements ET3 Program
AMR in Sumter County has been selected as a participant to implement the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) program.
GMR's Rural/Metro Fire Operations Completes Asset Purchase of Capstone Fire & Safety Management Operations
Agreement will Enhance GMR’s Portfolio of Wildland, Industrial and Technical Fire Services.
Marble Falls AEL Flight Paramedic Featured in Fox's #See Her Campaign
Alyssa “Benny” Benford featured in 30-second spot on International Women’s Day.
Caring for the Caregivers
First responders and health care workers get calming quality time with UpReach horses.
Flying into Service: Air Evac Lifeteam
Since July of 2008, Air Evac Lifeteam has been providing life-saving emergency services to Boyle and seven surrounding counties from the Danville-Boyle County Airport’s Stuart...
Drivers to Stay Busy, Safe this Week at INDYCAR Content Days
INDYCAR has partnered with AMR to ensure that that all Content Days participants, including drivers, partners, promoters and more, will be tested for COVID-19 every day they a...
Arizona Paramedic was First Inspired by Fifth Grade Teacher
For 23 years, Keith Lowry, paramedic for LifeLine Ambulance, has served in emergency medical services. He was first inspired to become a paramedic by his fifth-grade teacher, ...
Boost for EMT Students
AMR is partnering with Southwestern College to increase access to affordable Emergency Medical Technician degrees through a new scholarship. The AMR Diversity and Inclusion Sc...
Communicators as the Ultimate Integrators of the Human Experience
Published by IABC and authored by Donna Itzoe, SVP Marketing & Communications, the article outlines trends shaping communication in 2021 and beyond.
New Members Appointed to Ventura County Workforce Board
Jeremey Shumaker, regional director of operations for AMR joins the board.
FEMA COVID-19 Vaccine Site Opens in Arlington
This effort is a partnership between the federal government, the City of Arlington, Tarrant County Public Health, the Arlington Fire Department, American Medical Response, the...
Florida Chamber Safety Council Adds Two Advisory Board Members
The Florida Chamber Safety Council announced the addition of two new Advisory Board members. Dr. Joshua Chard, director of product and corporate safety for Altec® Industries, ...
21K Shots A Week: COVID-19 Community Vaccination Center Opens At Globe Life Field
The Arlington Fire Department and American Medical Response, with collaboration from the Rangers and the Cowboys, have been working with state and federal partners to ready Gl...
Air Evac Lifeteam to Open Air Medical Base in Clarinda
Base serves residents within a 70-mile radius.
Emergency Response Crews Plead with Drivers to Move Over
It’s important for drivers to move to the right so that emergency response vehicles can get around traffic safely on the left.
Community Comes Together to Aid Nursing Home Residents
First responders from across the area and Waxahachie ISD employees worked together to facilitate the evacuation of residents from Focused Care nursing home.
The EMS Handoff: Addiction Among Us
AAA Podcast features “Capt. Kirk,” a 40-year veteran of EMS and public safety currently working for Reach.
No. 77 Chevy to Showcase AirMedCare Network in Daytona Road Race
Spire Motorsports will showcase AirMedCare Network aboard the team’s No. 77 Chevrolet Camaro with driver Justin Haley in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) O’Reilly Auto Parts 2...
CDC Warns of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning as Winter Weather Continues
Jeff Bagwell with Rural Metro Fire spoke with WVLT, sharing tips to keep you and your family safe during the cold winter months.
Rural Metro: Don't Drive Over Fire Hoses
Avoid driving over fire hoses, parts under your car can get hot and damage the hose and impede firefighting.
AMR Crews Chain Up to Respond During Severe Weather
Emergency crews still need to respond to emergencies and often, during severe weather, they’re responding to things caused by the weather itself.
Frontline Workers Put Community First
A large number of frontline and other essential employees have “given their all” in Elko County throughout the deadly Covid-19 pandemic.
Major Medical Transport Firm Aids Employers as they Get Back to Business Safely
In 2020, Global Medical Response launched a comprehensive program to protect its 37,000 front-line employees. Soon, their clients were asking for the program to be adapted to ...
REACH Air Medical Services Opens Air Medical Base in Salton City
REACH Air Medical Services (REACH) today announced the opening of its newest emergency air medical transport base in Salton City, CA.
Air Evac Lifeteam Helicopter has a New Look
Abilene air medical base proudly flying Hendrick Health colors.
Senators Cortez Masto and Cassidy Introduce Bill on Ambulance Treatment in Place
Senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Bill Cassidy, MD introduced legislation (S. 149) to allow for Medicare reimbursement under certain circumstances of treatment in place by g...
Cybersecurity for EMS AAA Webinar Feb. 25
Join Sean Tuley, Chief Information Officer and Mark Campbell, VP, Chief Information Security Officer on Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 3-4 p.m. EST as they host a AAA webina...
DeSantis: Villages, Fl, Vaccine Site To Receive 4,000 Doses With Promise Of Regular Supply
Thanks to a boost in vaccines from the federal government, a mass vaccination site in The Villages will start up again. Florida seniors can register at sumterfl.saferestart.ne...
Ellis County, TX, Forms Vaccination Hub, Selects GMR SafeRestart Vaccine Management Platform
The State of Texas requires that a vaccination hub implement a registration software solution for vaccine administration. The Ellis County Commissioners' Court approved the pu...
Governor Ducey Speeds up Distribution of Arizona Coronavirus Vaccines
Gov. Doug Ducey, (R-Ariz.), issued an advisory Tuesday accelerating the statewide distribution of the coronavirus vaccine. The Governor also called for doses to be moved to wh...
Editorial: Don’t Blame GMR for Lack of Vaccine
The State of Florida is who vaccines are distributed to and has the sole authority to distribute to those who administer the vaccines.
The Life of Daryl Tombs was Celebrated with a Funeral Procession
The funeral of Daryl Tombs, was followed by an EMS procession to the Seaman Cemetery in Savona.
NAEMSP Introduces 2021 Board of Directors
The board members were welcomed this week at the association's 2021 Annual Meeting.
AirMed International Partners with the Pac-12 Conference for 2020-21 Season
AirMed is providing air medical transportation services for Pac-12 student-athletes this season.
Florida Must Wait on U.S. Government for Vaccines
A nationwide COVID-19 vaccine shortage is creating postponements and frustrations among Florida seniors hoping to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. This shortage affecte...
Arizona Passes 300,000 Mark in COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered
AMR has helped Arizona reach 320,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered. AMR assists at the state's first 24/7 vaccination site at State Farm Stadium where more than 46,00...
AirMed International Partners with Pac-12 Conference
GMR's AirMed International is providing air medical transportation services for student-athletes of the Pac-12 Conference during the league's 2020-21 academic season.
Ban on Surprise Medical Bills Could Reshape U.S. Air Ambulance Industry
Several sections in the No Surprises Act focus specifically on air ambulances, making it potentially the most consequential legislation for the U.S. air ambulance industry sin...
Global Medical Response Suspends COVID-19 Vaccines in Sumter County Due to National Vaccine Shortage
Global Medical Response (GMR), announced today that it has suspended the operation of the mass vaccination site in Sumter County Florida due to unforeseen circumstances surrou...
Street Response Team Begins Mission
Trained health care professionals who are not members of law enforcement have started to assist people in Portland as part of an innovative non-police response to people in cr...
EMS Community Helps Paramedic as he and his son Battle COVID-19
The EMS community is coming together to help one of their own get back on his feet after both he and his son were hospitalized with COVID-19. Garett Hensley has been a paramed...
Carbyne Raises $25M for a Next-Generation Platform to Improve Emergency 911 Responses
Emergency services continue to be a major force when it comes to coping with the Covid-19 health pandemic, and today a company that is building technology to help them run bet...
First Responder Recounts Deployment to NYC Amid COVID-19 Surge, Overseeing Vaccines Back Home
As the vaccine rolls out across North Texas, AMR first responder Michael Marsh is especially aware of just how far the medical community has come. In March, Marsh the Operatio...
Gov. DeSantis Helps Debut New COVID-19 Vaccine Site at The Villages
Through a partnership with the Florida Department of Health and Global Medical Response, those who are 65 and older can receive a vaccine free of charge at a new outdoor site....
Los Angeles (CA) Ambulance Crews Struggle Amid Bottlenecks
“While we’re trained to deal with crises, something like this has never been seen in anybody’s lifetime that’s in healthcare right now,” said Tom Wagner, west group president ...
NH First Responders Receiving First Shot of Vaccine
As some Granite State health care workers are receiving their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, other first responders are now getting their first. "Very safe vaccine. I re...
Springfield Sets up COVID Vaccines for First Responders
Health Commissioner Helen R. Caulton Harris said Thursday that the city will provide coronavirus vaccines to hundreds of first responders next week.
Longtime TN Firefighter Dies from COVID-19
John Howell Clift, a firefighter with Knoxville's Rural Metro Fire Department for more than 40 years, died Saturday after he was hospitalized with the virus in early December.
To Streamline COVID-19 Inoculations, Texas will Start Sending Doses to Large Vaccination Hubs
To facilitate the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccinations, Texas will begin shipping most doses to large providers that can innoculate at least 100K people per week.
Life Force Air Medical Pilot Dies from COVID-19, EMS Colleagues Mourn
LifeForce Air Medical announced the passing of one of their own. Pilot 'Stu Baze' passed away after battling the coronavirus, his colleagues along with Erlanger officials and ...
Western New York EMS Personnel Start Getting COVID-19 Vaccine
There's more than 2 million healthcare personnel in the state. Since they've been at the forefront of the pandemic for the past year, they've been prioritized to get the COVID...
EMT Jessica Wright is Working to Stop the Spread
Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Jessica Wright has been refining her craft for over nine years and last year transferred over to American Medical Response just before the...
AMR, Napa Valley’s Trusted Paramedic Emergency Response and Public Safety Partner
In times like these, when safety is more of a concern than ever, it's not enough to just be an adequate medical response team. AMR believes in going above and beyond.
A Holiday Surprise to AMR COVID-19 Test Site Workers
With the Christmas holiday days away, people were lining up at COVID-19 testing sites across western Mass, sometimes waiting for hours.
Helping Aspiring EMT’s Gain Hands-On Experience
The city of Buffalo has joined the American Medical Response team in a launch of their 9th Earn While You Learn Academy.
AirMed Care, Donors Made Blood Drive a Success
AirMed Care hosted a blood drive in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in November. As a result of their efforts, nine pints of blood, were collected, enough to potentially save ...
New Signs Signify Positive Change in West Plains
Air Medical Group Holdings’ sign is replaced with Global Medical Response.
Three Illinois Air Evac Lifeteam Crews Now Carry Whole Blood on Every Flight
Air Evac Lifeteam partners with Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center to provide blood to trauma patients.
Hawaii Life Flight, AMR, Add Four-Legged Sweetheart to EMS Team
Therapy dog will help Paramedics, EMTs and Flight Crews with work stress.
Dr. Ed Racht on Yahoo Finance Live
GMR Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ed Racht, discusses the impact of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases on EMS.
Dr. Ed Racht Speaks to MSNBC
GMR Chief Medical Director Dr. Ed Racht discuses the impact of spiking COVID-19 cases on EMS and 911 systems with Brian Williams.
Las Vegas Ambulance Companies Struggle Amid Pandemic Challenges, Limited Federal Funding
Glenn Kasprzyk, GMR SW Region President, appears on Fox 4 Las Vegas to discuss the strain on the 911 system during the pandemic.
Randy Owen on CNBC
Randy Owen, GMR Chief Executive Officer, joins Acadian CEO Richard Zuschlag on CNBC's Squawk on the Street to discuss the current state of the EMS industry and the impact COVI...
First Responder Discusses Being Priority to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine
Healthcare workers, nursing home residents and staff, and first responders are at the top of the list for the COVID-19 vaccine, whenever it becomes available. Jeff Bagwell, sp...
Ambulance Companies Struggle During the Pandemic
AMR VP, Operations, Mike Addario discusses the response to the pandemic including the impact on reimbursements and PPE stockpiling.
Ambulance Companies in Colorado Need PPE Funding
Ambulance companies in Colorado and across the nation say COVID-19 has the industry at a breaking point.
Dr. Ed Racht on MSNBC's Morning Joe
GMR Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ed Racht, discusses the COVID-19 pandemic response.
Med-Trans Corp. Delivers New Air Ambulance to Launch HCA Virginia Healthcare Ambulance
New helicopter at Chippenham Hospital adds to regional Medflight options.
AAA Says Ambulance Companies at 'A Breaking Point' After Receiving Little COVID Aid
In a letter obtained exclusively by NBC News, the American Ambulance Association told the Department of Health and Human Services that “the 911 emergency medical system throug...
As Winter Approaches, Hypothermia Fears Mount
Risk factors for hypothermia deaths are age — the elderly are more vulnerable to body temperature changes — and misuse of drugs or alcohol.
Twice in 40 Days: An EMS System’s Response to Two of the Largest Wildfires in CA State History
Already grappling with the effects of COVID-19, GMR's Napa team mounted an EMS response to successfully evacuate the same rural hospital twice in 40 days while simultaneously ...
AMR and UofL Health Announce New Partnership
This agreement will improve care and transportation experience for patients
AMR Offers Safety Precautions for Holiday Gatherings
The COVID-19 pandemic has left people feeling overwhelmed and isolated, and while the holidays present an opportunity to gather together with friends and family to celebrate, ...
BLADE Adds Pre-Flight COVID Tests For Shared Private Jet Flights
The pre-boarding testing is administered before check-in. It is performed on-site by CrowdRX, a division of Global Medical Response.
GMR Deploys Medical Personnel and Ambulances to Support FEMA’s COVID-19 Response in Minnesota
Company deploys crews and vehicles from AMR and other EMS providers.
CBS This Morning: Air Ambulances Being Used for Covid Transports as Hospitalizations Surge
As El Paso, TX, cases continue to rise, AirMed International is transporting patients to hospitals across Texas.
Dr. Ed Racht on Bloomberg Balance of Power
Dr. Ed Racht, GMR's Chief Medical Officer, speaks to Bloomberg about the increasing volume of COVID-19 patients across the country.
REACH Air Medial Services Offers Safety Guide for the Holidays
REACH Air Medical Services is encouraging people to gather safely for the holidays and offers some tips on how to celebrate safely.
Air Evac Lifeteam Completes Move to Natchitoches
Air Evac Lifeteam has a new home at the Natchitoches Regional Airport.
'Air Medical Transport is Definitely a Life Saver’: Air Ambulances Help Decrease Rising Hospital Rates
Air ambulance companies are assisting hospitals as they struggle with the increase of hospital rates. With hospitalization rates rising, air ambulance companies are helping ou...
AMR Paramedics Honored for Saving Lives
Paramedics Jennifer Hutchinson, Joao Bernardo and Nicholas Biuso received an award for their intervention and care of a patient who was suffering from a potentially deadly hea...
REACH Air Medical Services Relocates Fixed-Wing Air Medical Base to Redding
The 24-hour airplane base will begin operations in Redding on November 9.
Taking Your Safety Temperature
Learn how to put structure to your patient safety program while changing the culture and measuring progress.
COVID-19 Lessons: The Time is Now to Improve Healthcare Efficiencies
In Collaborative Case Management, Special COVID-19 Issue, GMR's Jeff McCollom, SVP Business Development and Denise Treadwell, President, AirMed International discuss how onlin...
AAMS Recognizes 2 LIFE FORCE Members During National Conference
The Association of Air Medical Services recognized Robert Berger, flight paramedic; and Robbie Tester, senior director of LIFE FORCE, Erlanger Regional Operations Center and E...
AMR Paramedic Shares His Experience, Inspires Students
In Sean O'Donnell's classroom, a guy who helps people — teaches students how to help people. Sean's a paramedic who shares what he knows with students at Eastern Monroe Career...
GMR EMS Week Celebrations Focus on the Front Line
Company extends childcare stipends, distributes 30,000 recognition bonuses for frontline caregivers.
How Covid-19 is Reshaping Air Medical Operations in the U.S.
The ever-shifting response to an ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to reshape HEMS in America and will reverberate through the sector for years to come. Dr. Ed Racht, chi...
Global Medical Response Activates National Command Center ahead of Tuesday’s Election
GMR activated its National Command Center (NATCOM) in Dallas Monday morning.
Emergent Leadership: Speaking with Ted Van Horne
EMS Today Host Brett Lyle sits down with Ted Van Horne, Chief Operating Officer of Global Medical Response who discusses how he got started in EMS, his career trajectory, how ...
Debora Gault & Tom Tornstrom Receive AAA President’s Award
Deb Gault, GMR, is receiving the award for leading the efforts with the AAA, to address the outstanding billing issues for ground ambulance services with the Veterans Affairs ...
Amarillo Medical Services Fully Operational After Roof Collapses
Company continuing to respond to medical emergencies.
AMR Releases Statement on EMSA Contract
American Medical Response notifies Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) of contract termination.
Global Medical Response Mobilizes More Than 50 Crew Members, 25 Ambulances for Hurricane Zeta
Deployment is the company';s fourth deployment in a historic hurricane season.
Flagging Monsoon Leads to Longer Arizona Wildfire Season
Arizona's lack of monsoons and extreme drought conditions this year have lengthened the fire season for the state as well as making fires more severe.
Workforce Program Aims to Mitigate EMT Shortage with Cost-Free Training
AMR is hiring a new class of EMTs for its Earn While You Learn program.
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Unveils New Firefighting Helicopter
Con Air 1, an Airbus H-145 utility helicopter, is equipped with a 144-gallon bucket the agency is using to battle wildfires and is shared between the District and REACH Air Me...
Lisa Jacoba is HR’s First Responder
At Global Medical Response, Lisa Jacoba ensures that frontline workers and support function employees are treated with the utmost care and respect.
USAMRDC’s Body Cooling System Scores Prestigious Award
The effort gained traction when the Medical Technology Transfer office signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with CrowdRx, a Global Medical Response company.
UF Health Jacksonville Doctor, Flight Program Director Improvise for Helicopter Crew
Amid the COVID-19 crisis, UF Health Jacksonville's helicopter crew suddenly found themselves without filter adapters for their N-95 masks that had gone on backorder.
Off-duty Officers, AMR Paramedic Honored
The city of Waco presented Waco PD officer Adam Beseda, Lacy Lakeview PD Lt. David Cummings and AMR's Richard Lednicky, who is also a city councilman in Lacy Lakeview, with li...
EMS Counts Act Introduced in Congress
The bill seeks to ensure a more accurate count of EMS personnel in the country, so states and localities can better leverage the workforce in disasters.
AeroCare to Offer Ground Ambulance Service in the Permian Basin Starting This Month
Trusted Provider Expanding Services to Address Needs, Population Growth.
AMR Announces Event Medical Services for 2020 MLB World Series Games
Through its partnership with the Texas Rangers, AMR will deliver EMS support for players and staff during games hosted at Globe Life Field.
AMR Orlando Debuts Breast Cancer Awareness Ambulance
American Medical Response (has unveiled its newest vehicle – a Ford Transit ambulance wrapped in pink for breast cancer awareness.
AMR Takes Extra Precautions to Protect Paramedics Against COVID-19
American Medical Response (AMR) takes multiple precautions to prevent the spread of COVID 19. Paramedics and EMTs must wear personal protective equipment (PPE) from head to to...
County Program Allows Some 911 Callers to Speak with a Nurse, Consider ER Alternatives
The DeKalb County 911 Nurse Navigation Program, a partnership between AMR and DeKalb County, aims to better manage EMS call volume.
GMR Mobilizes More than 100 Crew Members, 50 Ambulances and Paratransit Assets for Hurricane Delta
As part of American Medical Response's (AMR) FEMA contract, GMR is deploying several ground crews and medical transportation assets to provide aid to communities in the path o...
AMR Debuts Ambulances Honoring 9/11 Heroes and Victims
American Medical Response has adds two ambulances designed to honor the victims who died and the heroes who responded to the September 11, 2001 attacks on our country.
Beyond Lucid Technologies Publishes COVID-19 Data
Written in two parts — “COVID-19 Exposure Tracking Within Enterprises,” and “Canaries in the Coal Mine?: COVID-19 Symptoms & Impressions Among ePCRs Created using MEDIVIEW, Zo...
Dekalb County and American Medical Response Partner to Provide Innovative Emergency Healthcare Option
The Nurse Navigation program launched in Georgia will improve access to emergency medical resources and improve the patient experience.
REACH Air Offers Flu-Prevention Advice
With growing concerns about the impact the coming flu season could have on healthcare systems recovering from the outbreak of COVID-19, health experts are encouraging widespre...
AMR Partners with DeKalb County to Implement New Innovative Emergency Healthcare Solution
The DeKalb County 911 Nurse Navigation Program activates countywide today and provides residents access to a wider variety of care options to meet specific medical needs.
Vital Sign Monitoring During Out‐of‐Hospital Pediatric Advanced Airway Management
Two members of the GMR Medicine team, Lynn White, MS and Geneva Whitmore, MPH, recently published an article in the Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Th...
Historic Flight Foundation to Honor First Responders
The passengers will include a paramedic from AMR, an ICU nurse, a deputy chief from the Spokane Fire Department, an emergency services director from Providence Sacred Heart an...
American Medical Response Deploys Southern California Strike Team to August Complex Fire
Teams from American Medical Response Riverside, Los Angeles and San Diego Counties will deploy Thursday to the August Complex Fire in Mendocino County to provide medical suppo...
GMR Mobilizes Crews, Ground and Air Assets to Evacuate St. Helena Hospital Amid Fast-Moving Wildfire
Teams from AMR and REACH are Assisting with Evacuation Efforts, Fire Line Medical Aid, and Patient Transfers.
Fire, EMS Communications Take Top Honor
AMR Sumter County Fire and EMS Communications Center is the 283rd emergency dispatch center in the world to attain International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) status ...
AMR Cheyenne Works and Plays in the Local Community
For 25 years, the team at American Medical Response's Cheyenne operation has provided quality medical care to Laramie County residents. This is how the AMR team makes a differ...
Sierra Lifeflight Employee Receives Award of Excellence from the Association of Air Medical Services
Lisa Davis, Clinical Base Manager for Sierra Lifeflight, has been recognized with the Association of Air Medical Services 2020 Fixed Wing Award of Excellence.
Crews from Arizona Helping with Wildfire Containment Efforts in California
As wildfires continue to devastate some Western states, crews from other states are there to help, including Rural Metro Fire teams from Arizona.
Guardian Flight Opens New Air Medical Base in Colorado
Guardian Flight has announced the opening of its newest emergency air medical transport base in Alamosa, Colorado. The base provides air medical transport services 24-hours a ...
Air Evac Lifeteam and Med-Trans Join with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi
Officials with Air Evac Lifeteam and Med-Trans Corp., part of the Global Medical Response (GMR) family of companies, announced they have signed an agreement with Blue Cross Bl...
California Paramedics, Fire Agencies Awarded by American Heart Association
American Medical Response, a medical transportation service in North County, CA, since 2014, and San Dieguito EMS District (CSA-17) received the AMA's Mission: Lifeline EMS Si...
Air Evac Lifeteam and Med-Trans Corp. are Now In Network with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi
Mississippi residents with BCBS now have in-network access to life-saving emergency air medical transports.
Guardian Flight Opens New Air Medical Base in Alamosa
New Operation Provides Lifesaving Care to Residents in Emergency Situations.
Valley Med Flight is Now Guardian Flight
Valley Med Flight Unveils New Name for All Nine Air Medical Bases.
Nurse Navigation Aids in Remote Monitoring of COVID-19 Patients
Sumter County partnered with AMR, the county's emergency medical transportation provider, and its parent company, GMR, to provide COVID-19 patients remote patient monitoring s...
GMR Activates More than 1,100 Personnel and 325 Ground and Air Assets in Response to Hurricane Laura
As part of American Medical Response's (AMR) FEMA contract, GMR is deploying air and ground crews and medical transportation assets including more than 1,100 first responders,...
New Ambulance Provider for Osborne County, KS
American Medical Response (AMR), the nation's leading provider of medical transportation services, will begin operations in Osborne County on Sept. 1. AMR is making significan...
EMS Crews Around the Country Deploy to Assist in Hurricane Laura Response
EMS crews from around the country are deploying throughout the hard-hit areas of Texas and Louisiana after Hurricane Laura made landfall early Thursday.
GMR Mobilizes Dozens of Crews, Ambulances and Paratransit Assets as Hurricane Laura Heads Toward TX
As part of American Medical Response's (AMR) FEMA contract, GMR is deploying several ground crews and medical transportation assets to help communities in the storm's path.
Global Medical Response Mobilizes Crews, Ground and Air Assets in Response to California Wildfires
Teams from AMR and REACH are assisting with Evacuation Efforts, Fire Line Medical Aid, and Patient Transfers.
Air Evac Lifeteam Remains Steadfast During Pandemic
AEL Program Director Joe Bradshaw discusses the impact of COVID-19 on operations in Corbin, KY. Flight Nurse Katie Nelson, Pilot Scott Rosenbalm and Flight Paramedic Tommy Mat...
AMR Mississippi Gulf Coast Receives American Heart Association’s Mission Lifeline Gold Award
GMR ground company American Medical Response has been honored by the American Heart Association for the work of its Mississippi Gulf Coast operation in providing the highest q...
How the Helicopter Industry is Coping with COVID-19
REACH and Guardian Flight COO Vicky Spediacci, and GMR East Group President Seth Meyers, give their state-of-the-industry perspectives in the wake of the pandemic.
AMR Sumter County Fire/EMS Earns Prestigious Accreditation
The Communications Center is now an Accredited Center of Excellence.
Fire Agencies Urging Extreme Caution During Heat Wave
Rural Metro Fire's Division Chief Austin Prince says parts of the country are in "extreme" fire danger. Precautions should include no debris burning, no smoking in areas with ...
GMR Therapy Dog Works for First Responders
The newest recruit of the GMR Therapy Dog Program is on the job with the Jackson, MS, AMR team. Shelby, a 1-year-old goldendoodle, trained for a year to be a therapy dog to he...
Buffalo, NY, Mayor Brown Joins AMR for Graduation of Newly Certified EMTs and Discussion of Diversity
AMR Buffalo's Innovative "Earn While You Learn" Program has graduated 56% women and 51% minorities since its inception.
Arkansas Air Evac Lifeteam Crews Now Carrying Blood on Every Flight
The bases partnered with the American Red Cross to start carrying blood and blood products on board their aircraft.
CARESTAR Foundation Awards Grant To Contra Costa County EMS Partnership For Opioid Response
The CARESTAR Foundation has awarded a grant to improve care delivery for opioid use disorder in Contra Costa County, CA. The partnership includes GMR ground company American M...
Guardian Flight Nurse Recognized for Work with Navajo Nation
Guardian Flight emergency flight nurse Keith Van Brunt has been recognized for his work with the Navajo Nation during the COVID-19 pandemic. He helped get more air-medical cre...
The Changing Face of HEMS During COVID-19
REACH Air Medical Services' West Region Air COO, Vicky Spediacci, is among those who comment on the marathon effort of front-line caregivers responding to the COVID-19 pandemi...
Air Evac Soars with Service
The Air Evac 49 team is highlighted, including Flight Nurse/Medic Keith Hughart, Flight Medics Manny Gallegos and Thomas Kinney, Flight Nurse/Medic Jessica Grisel, Flight Medi...
AMR Paramedic and EMT Honored For Saving Children From Apartment Fire
Waterbury, CT, AMR's Keith Slater and Michael Messenger were recognized by local dignitaries for their quick thinking and heroic actions that saved the lives of 14 families du...
NASCAR Salutes: AMR Workers Hit the Front Lines to Aid in New York City’s COVID-19 Response
AMR's Rejeanne Boissponeult and Robert Galvin are featured by the 2020 NASCAR Salutes Refreshed by Coca-Cola, a campaign that recognizes all who have gone above and beyond to ...
Ballad Health's Emergency Chopper, 'HEART,' Makes Debut
Ballad Health in Virginia is launching the new Highlands Emergency Air Rescue and Transport Service with Med-Trans Corp.The service, known as ‘HEART,’ will transport victims o...
GMR Deploys Medical Personnel and Ambulances to Support FEMA's COVID-19 Pandemic Response in Texas
Company deploys crews and vehicles from AMR, Rural Metro Fire, Air Evac Lifeteam and other EMS providers.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Officials Roll Out Health Precautions For Indy 500
Global Medical Response Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ed Racht, has been working with IMS officials to develop a plan that applies strict criteria in a large population to minimi...
Buffalo Paramedic Receives National Award for Life-Saving Action
AMR's Adam Martin has been awarded for his life-saving action. Martin has been selected as one of just 100 recipients nationwide of the 2020 Star of Life by the American Ambul...
AMR Paramedic Honored for Her Lifesaving Efforts
Youngstown, OH, Paramedic, Lorie Burton, was recognized by the American Ambulance Association as a 'Star of Life" for saving an 81-year-old cardic arrest patient.
The Seven Must-Do Steps for Hurricane Preparation
EMS1 writer, Rachel Engle, offers hurricane preparedness tips and directs readers to AMR's tip sheet for further information.
Watch Terrence Ramotar on MSNBC's "Morning Joe"
The AMR Regional Operations Director and president of the Florida Ambulance Association talks about the new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, Florida, and how ambulance crew...
RWS Entertainment Group Partners With CrowdRX to Create Universal Health Protocols to Keep Performing Artists Safe
CrowdRX's national medical director, Dr. Matt Friedman, has developed the Health and Hygiene Protocol for Performing Artists to standardize the safety and protection of perfor...
Florida County Supplements Local EMS with additional GMR Abulance Crews
Escambia County Emergency Medical Services has implemented its mutual aid plan to bring in additional ambulances in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Lifeguard Ambulance S...
REACH Air Medical Off to Good Start In Washington County, TX
After several months of operation, REACh gets high marks from Washington County EMS Director, Kevin Deramus. He says the program has exceeded his expectations.
Radio Interview: Rural Medical Transportation
630 KHOW radio hosts GMR South Region President Steve Dralle as he discusses medical transportation in rural America, specifically in rural Colorado. He also discusses keeping...
AirMed Designated an Accredited Service Provider for International Assistance Group
AirMed International, a GMR solution, is now an Accredited Service Provider with International Assistance Group (IAG), the world's largest alliance of independent assistance c...
Nilson ‘REACH’-es For His Dream Job, Saves Lives Daily
REACH Flight Nurse, Paul Nilson, is profiled. Nilson is based in Imperial County and has been active in the local response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Global Medical Response Honors American Heroes via 2020 NASCAR Salutes Campaign
For the third year in a row, American Medical Response, part of the Global Medical Response (GMR) family of companies, is partnering with NASCAR to honor members of the United...
Doctors Use Van To Make House Calls For Postpartum Care
In an innovative program, AMR is helping healthcare providers bring clinical expertise into the community.
NASCAR to Honor Frontline, Military Heroes Alike in NASCAR Salutes Refreshed by Coca-Cola
As part of the NASCAR recognition, AMR, the "Official Emergency Medical Services Partner of NASCAR," will feature the NASCAR Salutes Refreshed by Coca-Cola branding on its NAS...
American Medflight is Now REACH Air Medical Services
American Medflight Unveils New Name and Plans to Achieve CAMTS Accreditation.
AirMed Adds Significant Air Ambulance Capability To The IAG Pool
AirMed International, a GMR solution, has joined the International Assistance Group, an alliance of more than 140 independent assistance companies, service providers and corrr...
Nationwide EMS Calls Have Dropped 26% Since the Start of the Pandemic
Since early March and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., 911 calls for emergency medical services have dropped by 26.1 % compared to the past two years, a new stu...
AMR Offers Tips for a Safe 4th of July
While this year's holiday will look different due to social distancing and state limitations on gatherings, AMR still wants to remind people of the importance of holiday safet...
Bystanders Save Life by Administering CPR and Using a Automated External Defibrillator
Grants Pass Fire Rescue along with American Medical Response responded to a reported person not breathing. Upon arrival, EMS personnel found bystanders administering CPR with ...
AMR to Respond to Calls in Falls County
American Medical Response (AMR) will now respond to medical emergencies and other emergency calls in Falls County. The medical transportation service will begin operations thi...
East Tennessee First Responders Honored for COVID-19 Efforts in New York
Rural Metro Fire Knox County first responders were honored by the County commission for their efforts to battle COVID-19 at its epicenter: New York and New Jersey.
Summertime: Water Safety Stressed
Fountain Hills/Rural Metro Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal Mike Winters said firefighters want to remind everyone that water safety practices and constant supervision is the cure...
Local Health Expert Offers Tips to Stay Safe in the Summer Heat
AMR's Dan Pickering talks about the warning signs of heat stroke and the importance of continuing to intake liquids, which allow our bodies to release heat through sweat evapo...
Can an Inhaled Steroid Help COVID-19 Patients Feel Better Faster?
GMR ground transport company, AMR is assisting in a study to test the effectiveness of an inhaler-based medication on non-critical COVID-19 patients, using in-home visits, tel...
Medical Services Firm Heads to New Castle Hills Office Building
Global Medical Response is moving its Lewisville, TX offices to the Realm at Castle Hills office building. GMR CEO Randy Owen said, "We wanted one location to bring some of ou...
Air Ambulance Pilots’ Pasts Help Keep the Calm in Emergency Situations
Craig Rush of rural Pike County and Joshua DeGrave of Waverly are pilots for the Air Evac Lifeteam crew based in Jacksonville. Both have had expiriences prior to joing AEL tha...
Preparing and Training for Wildfires with Social-Distancing Guidelines
Firefighters are preparing for wildfires. This season firefighting will be different, because of the pandemic. Making sure that firefighters are healthy and available to care ...
Thermal Imaging Tech: Is it Right for Your Event?
CrowdRx, a GMR solution, is one of the companies stepping up to help screening efforts to navigate the "new normal" with cutting-edge medical technology like thermal imaging.
Tropical Storm Cristobal’s La. Landfall Brings Winds, Flooding to South Mississippi
AMR and Rural Metro Fire were part of the response to incidents in the wake of Tropical Storm Cristobal. As of Sunday morning, George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson and Pearl Riv...
Air Evac Praises MVFD Response
On June 5, Air Evac Lifeteam honored Mount Vernon Fire Department withtheir Great Call Award for their response to a 2019 emergency.
Jennifer Fletcher-Kelley Brings Medical Care to Rural Midwest and South through Role at Air Evac
Air Evac Lifeteam VP of Patient Care, Jennifer Fletcher-Kelley, talks about the vital role of air medical services to rural communities across the country.
Leading Ambulance Provider Responds to Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11’s Request for Qualifications
American Medical Response (AMR) provided an official response today to a request for qualifications (RFQ) issued by Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 (ESD11). O...
Southern Illinois First Responders Return Home from Deployment
Nearly a dozen emergency responders have returned to southern Illinois after helping COVID-19 patients on the East Coast. First responders from Abbott EMS and Air Evac Lifetea...
FDNY Hosts Sendoff for 1,600 Caregivers, 500 Ambulances that Came to NY, NJ During Pandemic
The FDNY on Thursday hosted a ceremonial sendoff to medical response teams that traveled to New York City to assist with the coronavirus pandemic.For 60 days, American Medical...
AMR Assists West Point Fire
The West Point, GA, Fire Department and American Medical Response in LaGrange have formed a partnership to ensure the medical needs of Troup County residents are met.
AMR of Western New York: 2019 was Highest Year Ever for Cardiac Arrest Saves
American Medical Response (AMR) of Western New York announced 2019 was a record-best year for cardiac arrest survival statistics, according to the national cardiac arrest regi...
WFD Renews Contract with AMR
The Waxahachie, TX, Fire Department, currently in its fifth year with AMR ambulance services, has renewed its contract begining Oct. 1 of this year and run through Oct. 1, 202...
It’s Safe to Call 911 for Medical Emergencies During Coronavirus Pandemic
Troy Hogue, regional director of AMR Central New York, says some are waiting too long to seek care in fear of the coronavirus. They need to understand its ok to call 911 if th...
Reflections on Partnership During EMS Week
EMS providers, including AMR's Stephanie Hatfield and John Claspell of Evansville, IN, and Jolene Green and Taylor Panus of Contra Costa County, CA, share what partnership mea...
Stronger Together: Air Evac Lifeteam
Air Evac Lifeteam 157 in Kentucky is highlighted. Pilot Brian Pavia, Flight Paramedic Seth Lovan and Nurse Michelle Grise talk about their experiences.
American Ambulance Association Awards Local Star Of Life
The American Ambulance Association's (AAA) Stars of Life program celebrates contributions of ambulance professionals who have gone beyond the call of duty in service to their ...
Two Selfless EMS Workers Tie the Knot in Times Square
AMR Paramedic Meagan Herlihy and AMR EMT Kyle Short have been on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, and were honored with a wedding during EMS Week.
Guardian Flight Mobilizes Air Crews to Aid COVID-19 Response
More than 50 air medical crews have been mobilized to aid the Four-Corners region and Navajo Nation.
This Week Marks the Start of National EMS Week
May 17-23, 2020 is the 46th annual National EMS Week. EMTs at AMR are thankful for the support they have seen.
AirMed International Invests in Expanding Global Fleet
AirMed International today announced that it has added a medically configured Hawker 800XP aircraft to its Birmingham, Ala. base. The dedicated medical transport aircraft join...
Innovative Technology and Skilled Compassionate Personnel Deliver Access to Care in a Crisis
Global Medical Response deployed a transportation management platform to handle COVID patients in America’s hardest hit areas. 6,000 online medical transport requests for New ...
2020 National EMS Moment of Silence Announcement
The National EMS Moment of Silence will be observed on Saturday, May 16, 2020. It will begin 6 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time with a live-streamed reading of the names of the 24 h...
Taking the ‘Good Deed’ Challenge
A Tennessee man decided to show his appreciation for first responders by buying lunch for the Rural Metro Fire team at Gibbs. They are on the front lines...putting themselve...
Tucson EMT Fighting COVID-19 as Volunteer in New Jersey
AMR's Alex De Leon is voluntarily helping fight COVID-19 in New Jersey. "I felt a moral obligation to help whoever I could in these kinds of situations," he said.
The Homeless Project: Ambulance Crews Form Teams to Help the Mentally Ill
The new model skips the ER and takes COVID-19 patients with mental issues directly to mental health facilities. AMR's Hal Wyrick discusses the merits of the new program.
Portland EMT Back Home After Helping with COVID-19 Response in New Jersey
Heather Chapin, an EMT with American Medical Response, is back home in Portland after spending more than two weeks helping with the coronavirus response in New Jersey.
Life-Saving Air Medical Transport Inspires Career Shift for Colorado Pilot
Samantha Poirier went from flying air tours to becoming a HEMS pilot with REACh Air Medical Services.
Broward County to Provide In-Home COVID-19 Testing for Elderly and Disabled
Broward County, FL, will offer mobile, in-home COVID-19 testing beginning Wednesday, May 6 for elderly or disabled residents. They are partnering with state agencies, GMR's Am...
Evansville EMT Working in New York, New Jersey Coronavirus Hotspots
AMR's Stacy Steele didn't imagine her first visit to New York this way. She's part of a national ambulance deployment to help New York-area first responders handle a spike in ...
Dr. Bob Moye: 42 Years of Service at Rural Metro
Dr. Robert “Bob” Moye is 55 now, but in 1978 he was 13, barely a teenager, a ninth-grader at Farragut High School. That’s when he became part of Rural Metro’s Explorer Post 45...
Digging Deeper: Coronavirus Decontamination
When it comes to stopping the spread of the coronavirus, and flattening the curve first-responders are on the frontline. So, how do they make sure the vehicles they use to tra...
What Sports Will Look Like as the Pandemic Eases
Dr. Andrew Bazos of CrowdRX, which provides medical services and advice at live events, on what sports in the U.S. will look like post-pandemic.
All Clear Foundation Offers Vital Helping Hand to First Responder Heroes
All Clear Foundation works to ensure first responders have the “all clear” when it comes to their personal safety – both mentally and physically. Its mission is clear: improve...
EMTs, Paramedics, and Support Staff Deployed at a Moments Notice
CA first responder, Kevin Anderson, traveled cross country to serve on front lines of NJ's Covid-19 crisis.
Follow The Life Of An EMT During A 2-Week COVID-19 Deployment
AMR's Vaughn Miller volunteered to work in Newark, New Jersey, as the coronavirus peaked there, hours from his home in Syracuse, New York.
Telehealth or RPM Solving the Scalability Issue with COVID
Robin Hill of Vivify Health and Dr. Jeffrey Beeson, Medical Director for GMR's Nurse Navigation Program discuss how they have tackled the coronavirus, remote patient monitorin...
Brooklyn Heights Business Offers Food, Rest for EMTs Between Calls
A business in Brooklyn Heights is now welcoming EMTs in need of a break between calls.
Thermal Imaging Cameras Could Play "Critical Role" in Keeping People Safe from COVID-19
Thermal imaging cameras are the latest devices businesses hope will help reopen the economy while keeping people safe from the threat of COVID-19. The cameras are used to scan...
First Responders Preserving Protective Equipment to Stay Safe
Precautions put in place more than a month ago at Clark County's fire departments have largely prevented employee exposures requiring quarantine.
AMR, GMR Serving Urgent Needs Daily on Front Lines of COVID-19 Fight
American Medical Response and its parent company, Global Medical Response, have served on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic across the United States for three months as ...
Air Ambulance Services Stress Role of Transport During COVID-19 Crisis
Air ambulance services are playing a critical role in far-flung rural areas of Colorado during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but operators are increasingly concerned about th...
Sacramento Paramedic Shares Experience Treating COVID-19 Patients While Deployed in New Jersey
From hurricanes to wildfires, American Medical Response paramedic and field supervisor Kevin Anderson is used to lending a hand in dire situations. But this is different.
EMS Workers Adapting to Coronavirus Changes
EMS workers continue to adapt to coronavirus changes. When an individual calls 911, American Medical Response dispatchers run them through a screening process to determine whe...
Martin was a True Hero of Pandemic
The recent death of Southwest Mississippi paramedic David Martin is a reminder that the heroes in the face of COVID-19 extends past the emergency room doors of local hospitals...
Air EVAC Continues Emergency Transports
With the coronavirus continuing to affect citizens in Randolph County, Air EVAC, a division of Global Medical Response, is continuing to fly critically injured and ill patient...
Out-of-town EMTs Offer Relief to Exhausted Local First Responders
AMR crew members share their experiences helping with the increased demands on New York EMS workers due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Message of Thanks Shines through Times Square
An AMR crew deployed to help New York City tackle the COVID-19 crisis stopped to view screens lit up with messages of gratitude.
Massive Collage Honours Frontline Workers
When complete, it will encompass almost half a million pixels. A huge digital print of 1,000 health care workers and first responders on the front lines of the world wide COVI...
Portland’s Essential Workers: 1-on-1 with 15 People Who Can’t Stay Home
The Oregonian spoke with a handful of essential workers, including AMR's Aric Johnson, to hear what they had to say about their jobs, their fears and what really matters.
Local EMTs Helping with Emergency Calls in New York
GMR's ground operation, American Medical Response, has deployed EMTs in western Massachusetts to New York to help with their high number of emergency calls.
London Stadium Could Bring in Thermal Scanning
Thermal imaging allows large numbers of people at at stadia, airports and workplaces to quickly be screened for fever.CrowdRX uses this technology and is fast becoming the lea...
Aerial Medical Teams Seeing More Work as COVID-19 Spreads to Rural Areas Across the Region
Directors of Global Medical Response say they are doing emergency medical flights to get patients hit by the novel coronavirus critical treatment. Their teams seeing a big ris...
Nurse Joins Elite Group of Certified Nurses
Mike Hughes started working for Air Evac Lifeteam in 2015. And in just five years, he has accomplished a feat that is nearly unheard of — earning all five prestigious board ce...
Agencies Coordinate Delivery of 5 Ventilators
A REACH Air Medical Services helicopter delivered precious cargo to Pioneers Memorial Hospital, five ventilators essential to patients fighting COVID-19.
GMR Deploys More EMS Providers to Aid COVID-19 Response in N.J.
Global Medical Response (GMR) mobilized a second deployment of American Medical Response (AMR) crews and ambulances to New Jersey, in response to a FEMA request.
GMR Deploys Hundreds of Additional Paramedics, EMTs, Ambulances to Supplement FEMA’s Response in NJ
Company deploys crews and vehicles from AMR and other EMS companies. More than 1,600 caregivers and 500 ambulances are in NJ and NY.
Air Evac Lifeteam Adjusts to New Normal
As medical industries across the country continue to take the brunt of the covid-19 virus, there's one specific part of the industry that has been affected that you may not be...
Experts Examine Hospitalizations as Key Figure in COVID-19 Projections
Dr. Ed Racht, Global Medical Response chief medical officer, joins 'CAVUTO Live' to discuss the latest in the COVID-19 pandemic.
GMR's Dr. Racht Provides Update on PPE Supply Chain, Rural Community Response, COVID-19 Testing
GMR's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ed Racht, was on MSNBC to discuss access to PPE, adequate healthcare and testing as EMS continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
First responder describes experience on the front lines of COVID-19 crisis
Emergency medical technician Madeline Wetterhall joins retired Nutley, New Jersey police detective Steve Rogers and Shannon Bream on Fox News @ Night.
GMR Mobilizes Two Additional Deployments to Assist with FEMA’s COVID-19 Responses in NYC and NJ
Company sends hundreds of additional EMTs, Paramedics and Ambulances to New York; Also deploys crews and vehicles to provide EMS support in New Jersey.
EMS Members Brace for COVID-19 Peak, Bronx Zoo Converts to Staging Area
More than 4,000 members of New York's Emergency Medical Services are preparing for what's to come as the peak of the coronavirus draws near.
AirMedCare Network to Cease Membership Sales in Wyoming
Decision follows Department of Insurance Pronouncement on Air Ambulance Memberships
GMR, AMR Deploy to Epicenter of U.S. COVID-19 Outbreak
Hundreds of EMTs, Paramedics and Ambulances head to New York State to provide EMS support under AMR's FEMA contract.
We Need Smart Solutions to Mitigate the Coronavirus’s Impact. Here are 12.
American Ambulance Association president, Aaron Reinert, expalins how emergency responders can help beseiged hospital. His is one of 12 essays on how to respond to COVID-19.
Blood Donors Needed in the Midst of Coronavirus Outbreak
Dr. Ed Racht, Global Medical Response chief medical officer says his 38,000 EMTs paramedics and nurses are seeing an influx of coronavirus patients.
Global Medical Response and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Enter Into Air Medical Network Agreement
A new multi-year agreement will provide the more than 6 million BCBSTX members with in-network access to GMR's life-saving emergency air medical transports.
Guardian Flight to Open Helicopter Base in Kenai, Alaska
Guardian Flight begins serving the Kenai Peninsula this spring.
Lifeguard Ambulance Will Serve Mitchell County
In a meeting on March 2 the Mitchell County, NC, Board of Commissioners awarded a five-year contract to Lifeguard Ambulance Service, a GMR Solution, to provide EMS service to ...
CrowdRx Joins GMR to Provide Event Medical Care
Event medical company CrowdRx has joined the GMR family of companies adding its expertise in site-based medicine and resources to GMR's reputation in the event medical arena.
DeKalb County to Announce New Emergency Medical Services Hub in Brookhaven
DeKalb County, GA, authorities, the city of Brookhaven, and GMR ground company AMR will meet on Wednesday to announce a new Emergency Medical Services hub that keep their ambu...
GMR Company Selected to Implement Innovative CMS’ ET3 Pilot Program
Private Medevac Company Stations New Hangar on Peninsula
GMR's Guardian Air is setting up a new helicopter hangar on the Kenai Peninsula, AK, extending services and the perks of air-medical transport memberships to the people of Sol...
GMR Develops Medical Transport Ordering App to Interface with Industry-Leading EHR
IMSA Partner Global Medical Response
Last year, GMR announced its partnership with IMSA as the Official Emergency Medical Services partner of IMSA's WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Michelin Pilot Challenge an...
Meet Rampart — GMR Therapy Dog in Training
Rampart is one of the newest members of the Global Medical Response Therapy Dog Team. He's based out of the AMR operations in San Bernardino, CA.
Global Medical Response to Acquire 2 Frasca Helicopter FTDs
GMR is acquiring two Frasca Level 7 helicopter flight training devices (FTDs) to support aviation training for Guardian Flight (Airbus H125 FTD)and Med-Trans Corporation (Bell...
Deaconess Health and AMR First in Nation to Integrate EMR and Comprehensive Transport Solutions
PODCAST: Prevention Techniques for an Unwell Workforce
Recent research on EMS providers revealed concerning findings about weight, blood pressure and lifestyle choices. Head of GMR Life, Rhonda Kelly talks about preventive measure...
Effects of an Unwell Workforce
EMS providers often neglect their own health and welfare and lack knowledge about how to care for themselves physically, mentally and emotionally.
Roger Penske Unveils Record Indy 500 purse, Improvements to Speedway
A series of new plans to boost both the Indianapolis 500 and Indianapolis Motor Speedway were unveiled and new sponsors, including Global Medical Response, were announced.
National EMS Museum Displays Art of Emergency Care
NEMSM recently announced that it has received a $30,000 gift from Global Medical Response to support its upcoming "50 Yeas of California EMS" exhibition.
Lynn White Receives NAEMSP Honor for Lifetime Achievements in EMS
Lynn White, Director of Research and Evidence Based Practice for Global Medical Response, was recently presented with the 2020 Ronald D. Stewart Award by the National Associat...
UMMC Enters Air Ambulance Partnership; Med-Trans will Take Over Aviation, Billing
University of Mississippi Medical Center is partnering Med-Trans Corporation, A Global Medical Response Solution, to provide helicopters, equipment and pilots for the AirCare ...
Ambulance Company Planning Expansion
American Medical Response, a Global Medical Response company, is entering 2020 with plans to strengthen its presence in the Grand Rapids region. The medical transportation com...
NAEMSP® Welcomes New Leadership
GMR's Lynn White, MD, FAEMS, has been elected Professional Member-at-Large by the National Association of EMS Physicians, among other new leadership.
Miami Super Bowl Host Committee Announces Five New Official Partners
Five industry leaders, including American Medical Response,a Global Medical Response Solution, have partnered with the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee as the city hosts its 11...
GMR to Sponsor Annual NTT IndyCar Series Road Race at IMS
GMR Grand Prix, AMR Safety Team, All Clear Foundation Join Forces with INDYCAR to Fuel Season-Long Salute to First Responders.
How Air Evac Lifeteam is Helping Crews Prepare for a Pilot Incapacitation Event
Air Evac is sharing its training tools and insights with the industry so that other organizations can prepare for the rare but potentially catastrophic emergency of pilot inca...
Helicopter Ambulance Housed at McAllen Medical Center
Air ambulance services are back at McAllen Medical Center in Texas. South Texas Health System McAllen and South Texas Air Med teamed up to expand critical care in the Rio Gran...
Lt Gov. Josh Green Assembles Health Care Workers for Emergency Medical Mission to Samoa
Air Med International/Hawaii Life Flight, Hawaiian Airlines, The Queen's Medical Center and Hawaii Healthcare Emergency Management are sending medical supplies and personnel t...
Kaiser Permanente Honors First Responders from AMR & REACH
Caregivers from American Medical Response (AMR) and REACH Air Medical Services, two Global Medical Response companies, were recently honored at Kaiser Permanente’s 2019 First ...
Rural Metro Fire Appoints New Chief for Arizona
New Fire Chief to Oversee Pima County, Central Arizona and Yuma Operations
Rural Metro Fire Captain Wins 2019 Top First Responder Award
Rural Metro Fire Department's Captain Martin Mendez says he knew this was his calling from the first time he shadowed a firefighter as a teenager.
Memorial Hospital Enters Partnership with AMR
Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has announced a new partnership agreement with American Medical Response (AMR) to provide emergency response ambulance services in the Stone Coun...
Player Severely Hurt Honored by Team that Saved His Life
The Air Evac Lifeteam in Muskogee reunite with patient injured in football game as part of a special ceremony honoring the high school football player.
As Fires Rage, California Refines an Important Skill: Evacuating
Eighty-six patients were moved, many within a few hours, with ambulances rapidly shuttling the majority of patients and a few helicopters transporting the most serious.
Midwest Aeroare Now Flying Bell 407 Helicopter
Midwest AeroCare, a Med-Trans Corporation program, recently took delivery of a medically configured Bell 407 helicopter.
AAMS Recognizes Individuals from GMR Operations
Individuals from three Global Medical Response (GMR) operations from Oregon to Virginia have been recognized for their remarkable contributions to the air medical and critical...
Kaiser Hospital Evacuates 110 Patients From Santa Rosa
Sonoma County REACH and AMR crews, along with teams from emergency ground ambulance providers in the region participated.
CAMTS Re-accredits AirMed International
The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) has re-accredited AirMed International critical care transport operations through July 2022. AirMed Intern...
American Ambulance Association Honors AMR with Two AMBYs
AMR receives awards in the Employee Programs and Community Impact Program categories.
Unexpected Reunion Highlights Opening of Expo
Chief Medical Officer Ed Racht, MD, hosted a talk show-style kickoff, this year featuring three prominent guests who shared their experiences overcoming adversity.
Kona Community Hospital, Hawaii Life Flight Renew 5-year Preferred Provider Agreement
The agreement confirms the hospital will call Hawaii Life Flight first for all air medical patient transports within the scope of the air medical provider's services.
Provider Profile Med-Trans Corporation
National medical transport provider Med-Trans Corporation, a GMR solution, is focused on establishing professional relationships with leading health systems, medical centers a...
New Air Evac Facility Opens
This is the 12th Air Evac facility in Missouri. The base serves a 70-mile radius and can reach anywhere in Pike County in ten minutes.
After Ambulances in the Bahamas Were Swamped by Dorian, a New Fleet Arrives
GMR started pulling assets from Trinidad and Florida to respond to the burgeoning crisis, which included putting four of their reserve ambulances from Florida on a cargo ship ...
Global Medical Response Announces Chief Human Resources Officer
Lisa Jacoba joins GMR's senior leadership team as company plans to integrate air and ground operations during 2020.
CAMTS Re-Accredits AirMed International
The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) has re-accredited AirMed International critical care transport operations through July 2022.
12 Ambulances donated for Dorian Relief
The National Emergency Management Services (NEMS) receiving a boost to its fleet of emergency service vehicles as Global Medical Response donates twelve (12) ambulances in the...
GMR Sends Second Major Shipment of Ambulances, Medical Equipment and Supplies to Rebuild Bahamas EMS System
McKesson, ZOLL, Ferno and Direct Relief join GMR in donating much-needed medical supplies after Hurricane Dorian. GMR donates 8 ambulances to the islands.
Governor Newsom Announces Appointment of David Duncan
David R. Duncan has been appointed director of the Emergency Medical Services Authority. Duncan has been medical director and executive medical officer at Air Medical Group Ho...
Global Medical Response Pledges $1 Million in Relief Aid to the Bahamas
Company has established an emergency communications center and sent helicopters with much-needed medical supplies.
GMR Deploys 10 Rotor Aircraft, 500 Ground Vehicles, Nearly 1800 Crew Members
As part of American Medical Response’s (AMR) FEMA contract, GMR has deployed teams and medical transportation assets to help communities in FL, GA, SC and NC.
Global Medical Response Mobilizes Nearly 1,000 Crews, Dozens of Ground and Air Assets as Hurricane Dorian Heads Towards Florida
As part of American Medical Response’s (AMR) FEMA contract, GMR is deploying hundreds of ground crews and medical transportation assets to help communities in the path of the ...
Hometown Tours - Air Evac 1
Learn more about the lifesaving transportation provided by Air Evac Lifeteam Base 116.
Alaska Rolls Back Air Ambulance ‘Membership Plan’ Regulations
Alaska is taking a step back from regulating the membership plans marketed by air ambulance providers.
Mobile Stroke Unit Expands Operations
The MSU, which is operated in partnership with AMR is the only unit of its kind in upstate New York, serves as an "emergency department on wheels."
Air Evac Celebrates Paducah Base Grand Opening
Air Evac Lifeteam currently operates more than 130 air medical bases in 15 states, with more than 2,800 employees.
Mitch with Seth Myers, President of AirEvac Lifeteam
Seth Myers, President of Air Evac Lifeteam, discusses air ambulance services.
9-year-old reunites with Lee Co. first responders who saved his life
A 9-year-old reunites with the first responders that saved his and his 4-month-old brother's lives.
Air Evac Lifeteam
Seth Myers, President of Air Evac Lifeteam, discusses air ambulance services.
In an EMS World podcast, GMR Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ed Racht about the biggest threats EMS agencies face in the event of a large-scale natural disaster and how to adequatel...
Health Care Solutions for Rural Americans
One solution to fill the gap in rural health care is air medical services, which transport patients to critical care facilities in minutes.
Paramedics Speak About Mental Health at EMS Symposium
EMTs and paramedics play a large role in the health of society, and in doing so, they experience and witness many traumatic things.
Kids Learn Valuable Emergency Skills
Emergency response medical professionals from AMR and REACH taught children how to respond to basic emergency situations.
Losing a Lifeline
“An ambulance is not a replacement for the functions of an emergency department,” said Ed Racht, chief medical officer for Global Medical Response, the parent company that pro...
Global Medical Response Announces Key Executive Appointments
Dr. Ed Racht, CMO and Sean Tuley, CIO, assume leadership roles.
CAMTS & CAMTS Global Award New Accreditations & Reaccreditations
CAMTS also awarded 16 reaccreditations including Air Evac Lifeteam and AirMed International.
Does ALS Really Matter?
Dr. Ed Racht, GMR Chief Medical Officer, speaking at the Pinnacle EMS Conference challenges attendees to think differently about old assumptions and the meaning of ALS and BLS...
New Study Shows Americans Believe Air Ambulance Services Are a Critical Healthcare Service
The results of a new national survey of 1,240 American adults, revealing almost 90% consider air ambulances a critical service in healthcare, with 95% agreeing that these serv...
CAMTS Awards Full Accreditation to Air Evac Lifeteam
Seth Myers, president of Air Evac Lifeteam, said Air Evac was first accredited by CAMTS in 2008, and has earned continuous reaccreditation ever since.
Emergency Medical Response Upgraded
The new contract with AMR provides Greenfield with a professional medical response and deployment plan through 2022.
HFOT Partners with AirMedCare Network
Homes For Our Troops, the national non-profit organization that builds and donates specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post-9/11 veterans, is partne...
AMR Deploys Resources in Response to Hurricane Barry Emergency Efforts
AMR will be sending resources to assist under company's FEMA contract.
Don’t Put Private-Insurer Profits Over Patient Emergency Care
Legislation moving through the U.S. Senate is putting rural access to air medical helicopters in grave jeopardy.
GMR Companies Respond to California Earthquakes
Company sent crews to evacuate hospitals, provide backup support to local EMS. All air, ground operations remain running and fully operational.
Lyft Hails New Ride Share Market As Medicaid Provider
Lyft's announcement offers a glimpse into the expanding and lucrative opportunities for ride sharing companies.
Tripping Me Up
A first-person account of an overseas medical incident and how a membership in AirMed saved the day for one patient.
40 Years of Helicopter Emergency Services
The storied history and community ties were on full display at the 40th anniversary of St. Vincent Healthcare's Helicopter Emergency Lifesaving Program.
Guardian Flight to Hold Memorial Service
Guardian Flight will honor the lives lost on the last flight of N13YL at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 7.
Stroke Awareness Month with the AirEvac Lifeteam
The AirEvac Lifeteam explains causes, symptoms and the care they provide when it comes to strokes.
Juncos Racing Expands Partnerships With NFP and GMR
Juncos Racing announced NFP and GMR will join the team for Kyle Kaiser's No. 32 entry for the 103rd Running of the Indy 500 presented by Gainbridge.
Anchorage Medics Class Aims to Stop the Bleed
Providence Alaska Medical Center staff shared vital first aid skills with Anchorage residents in a class focused on how to halt blood loss from major injuries.
Kids Receive Fun Lesson About First Responders at National EMS Week Kick-off
The Air Evac Lifeteam Five flew high over the Quincy Mall to kick-off National EMS Week on Sunday. This event is to help show the public how emergency responders help in a tim...
Dying Veteran Gets His Wish to Attend Emotional Ceremony
A dying veteran got a final chance to pay tribute to his classmate and the area's sole casualty from the Vietnam war thanks to the Sentimental Journey program by AMR.
Air Evac Lifeteam Vital to Saving Lives at Navicent Health
The Medical Center, Navicent Health say they depend on helicopter teams to get trauma victims to the emergency room quickly.
MetroCare/AMR Continues Operations in Abilene, TX After Widespread Tornado Damage
All crew members have checked in safe. Company encourages residents across the country to heed emergency warnings.
Toddler Found Alive After Three Days Missing in Kentucky Wilderness
Great team effort by AirEvac Lifeteam 116 and Lifeguard who assisted in the efforts to find and transport the toddler. Two Lifeguard employees were also on the search team tha...
GMR and AMR Support First Responder Well-being Initiatives
Pending Connecticut legislation supports adding PTSD under worker’s compensation.
REACH Air Medical Services Adding Guardian Flight to Company Operations
Integrating these two air ambulance providers presents substantial opportunities for operational synergies, which will result in increased service and enhanced care to the com...
AMR Named Presenting Sponsor for NTT IndyCar Series
AMR, a Global Medical Response company, has signed on to be the presenting sponsor for the NTT IndyCar Series REV Group Grand Prix weekend of June 20-23. This year's event wil...
Unity Medical Center Praised for Heart Attack Response
Praise also went to Air Evac Lifeteam, which is a key method of patient transportation for those who present with a STEMI. The team at Air Evac is very important in this proce...
Flight Paramedic Recognized for Longstanding Service to Medical Evacuation
Flight paramedic Kevin "Wrap" Bess marks 20 years in the medical evacuation field. He said it is a career, both rewarding in saving the lives of patients, and gettin...
Crash Victim Returns to Visit Rescuers
Tony Thornton wasn't expected to survive, but he did, thanks to the efforts of emergency personnel. He went back to meet with some of those rescuers at the AirEvac facility to...
CAMTS Awards New Accreditation and Multiple Reaccreditations
The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) has awarded new accreditation to one medical transport service and reaccreditation to 23 services at the C...
A Look Inside an Air Evac Helicopter
“Everything you see in this aircraft, in the small, condensed area, is what they have in the ER setting, not including all the medications we’re carrying. We’re up to 70 diffe...
Guardian Flight Acquires Sunrise Air Ambulance
Guardian Flight, a Global Medical Response company, has purchased Sunrise Air Ambulance and its four air medical transport bases in Arizona.
BHS Grad Becomes First Female Pilot at MCR Hospital
It all started with a single flight lesson for Samantha Poirier, who became the first female LifeLine EMS pilot at Medical Center of the Rockies (MCR) last month.
California Dispatcher Honored by IAED
Dispatcher of the Year Award recognizes Katerine McNulty for service during 2017 wildfires.
Air Evac Lifeteam Celebrates 10 Years in Logan County
Founded in rural Missouri in 1985, Air Evac is the largest independently operated emergency transport via helicopter provider in the United States, with hundreds of bases thro...
Global Medical Response Announces Organizational Change
Company aligns air, ground, membership and fire operations.
REACH Unveils New Base in California
REACH, a Global Medical Response solution, announces the opening of a new emergency air medical transport base in Victorville, California, which will provide emergency transpo...
New Medevac Chopper Blessed
The ceremony was for REACH Air Medical Services and its helicopter, which began its official medevac work as new subcontractors for American Medical Response last week.
Air Medical Group Holdings Signs Purchase Agreement to Acquire Seven Bar Aviation, LLC
Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), a leading air medical transport company, has signed a purchase agreement to acquire Seven Bar Aviation, LLC (SBA).
New Helicopter Medevac to Service Maui County
A new Emergency Medical Services helicopter will soon provide 911 service for Maui, Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi. The helicopter will be dedicated on Tuesday, April 2, at the Maui Memo...
Like Drivers, AMR INDYCAR Safety Team Must Learn New Tracks
The AMR INDYCAR Safety Team spent weeks planning its operations, learning the intricacies of the circuit and going over countless scenarios to ensure a safe INDYCAR classic we...
Valley Med Flight Earns Successive NAAMTA Accreditation
Following an independent, external evaluation of administrative documentation, medical practices, and facilities, Valley Med Flight is being awarded accreditation for their fi...
A Global Medical Response with a Local Solution
Air medical transport relies on helicopters, from the H125 to twin-engine aircraft, to bring critically ill or injured people to intensive-care facilities.
AMR and REACH Air Medical Services Help with Emergency County Ambulance Transition
American Medical Response (AMR) and REACH Air Medical Services announced today that the companies have successfully helped transition emergency ambulance services.
Air Evac Team Visits SCKMC ER Staff
Several SCKMC emergency room workers recently had an up close and personal look at a life flight helicopter.
Fighting Opioids from the Frontline
AMR Regional Director Chris Stawasz was recognized for his leadership in coordinating the emergency medical services response to the opioid crisis in the state – and underscor...
Patients of Air Ambulance Services Need Coverage When it Counts
While many private insurers do right by their clients and cover air medical transportation at a fair rate, many pay far below the cost of the services by claiming the transpor...
A Fighting Chance
Air Evac Lifeteam crew takes charge when their pilot suffers a medical emergency.
Rural Metro Announces Free AirMed Benefit for Subscribers
Rural Metro Fire is proud to announce their partnership with AirMed. AirMed, a 24/7/365 Medical Air Transport company, focuses on fixed wing aircraft transportation from hospi...
NAEMSP® Welcomes New Leadership
David K. Tan, MD, EMT-T, FAAEM, FAEMS, is the new president of the association. Tan is also the medical director of AMR/Abbott EMS and medical director of the Clayton Fire Dep...
Global Medical Response Joins IMSA as Newest Corporate Partner
Partnership with industry leader expands IMSA's medical support and incident response.
Airbus Signs Orders for Six EMS Helicopters
REACH Air Medical Services will add three H125s and two H130s to its current fleet.
REACH Air Medical Services to acquire five new Airbus helicopters
REACH Air Medical Services will boost its life saving capabilities with the addition of five Airbus helicopters.
AMGH Responds to AMR Request for Hurricane Michael EMS Deployment
AMGH companies are sending caregivers and rotor wing air assets to assist under AMR’s contract with FEMA.
AMR Activates National Command Center and Deploys Emergency Response Teams for Catastrophic Hurricane Michael
AMR and network providers are deploying crews and medical transportation ground assets to assist affected communities.
AMR Activates National Command Center and Deploys Emergency Response Teams for Hurricane Florence
AMR, its sister companies at AMGH and network providers are deploying crews and medical transportation ground and air assets to assist affected communities.
Stormont Vail Health Finalizing Sale of Life Star
Stormont Vail Health is finalizing the sale of Life Star, the organization’s air transport service for trauma and other emergency patients, to Med-Trans Corporation (Med-Trans...
REACH Air Medical Services Opens Napa Base
The new Napa base will accelerate services already available in neighboring Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake counties. The new base will operate year-round.
Questions for Air Medical Group Holdings CEO Fred Buttrell
Aviation Week – March 23, 2018 AMGH CEO Fred Buttrell provides an overview of AMGH operations.
AMGH and AMR Complete Transaction and Combine Under New Parent Company Global Medical Response
Greenwood Village, CO, and Lewisville, TX – Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), a KKR portfolio company, and American Medical Response (AMR) today announced the complet