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American Medical Response is New Ambulance Provider for Connecticut Veterans Health Administration Facilities

NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Medical Response of Connecticut, Inc. (AMR) has been selected as the exclusive provider of non-emergency ambulance transportation for the Veterans Health Administration (VA) in Connecticut. AMR was chosen following a competitive solicitation for services issued by the VA. Effective October 1, 2012, AMR will provide ambulance transportation to patients going to or from both the West Haven and Newington VA facilities.

Charles Babson, III, General Manager of AMR’s Eastern Conn. Operations, said, “AMR is pleased and proud to be selected to provide these essential services to the men and women who have served in our armed forces and made such personal sacrifices for our country. They deserve the very best care, and we believe that the quality of the medical services provided by our EMTs, paramedics and support staff meet the high standards of care expected by the Veterans Administration.”

About American Medical Response

American Medical Response Inc. (www.amr.net), America’s leading provider of medical transportation, provides services in 40 states and the District of Columbia. Nearly 17,000 AMR paramedics, EMTs, RNs and other professionals, with a fleet of 4,500 vehicles, transport more than three million patients nationwide each year in critical, emergency and non-emergency situations. AMR, a subsidiary of Emergency Medical Services Corporation, is headquartered in Greenwood Village, CO.

AMR is the leading ambulance provider in Connecticut, with 930 dedicated employees providing medical care and transportation to more than 200,000 patients annually in critical, emergency and non-emergency situations.

American Medical Response
Douglas Moore, 303-495-1287
Doug.moore@emsc.net

Source: American Medical Response