American Ambulance Service and AMC Medical Transportation are pleased to
announce the sale of our Florida and New England operations to Falck.
Falck is a one hunded and six year old Scandinavian based company who is deeply
rooted in emergency medical services.
American Ambulance Service and AMC Medical Transportation believe that Falck has the depth and breath to propel our operations forward based on the long
history of providing emergency medical services and outstanding management
team that Falck has in place. The American Service and AMC team look forward
to working with the Falck.
We invite you the visit the Falck website to learn more about this
outstanding organization at Falck.com.
Service was founded in 1964 in Hollywood, Florida
and was managed and owned by its founder until March of 1999 when
it was acquired by its current ownership. 1999 was also the year
that American Ambulance expanded into the Central Florida
market with the acquisition of Pro-Care Ambulance in Seminole
County. In 2000, the service area was expanded to include
Orange and Osceola counties.
2000 brought about the expansion
of the South Florida division to now include service to Miami
In 2005 American acquired
All County Ambulance and began serving the residents
and Healthcare facilities in the Treasure Coast.
All County Ambulance serves Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River,
Okeechobee and Hendry Counties.
2010 brought about the expansion
of American Ambulance both in Monroe and
Polk Counties. In May American began operations in Polk
County Florida. Polk County is larger than the state of Rhode Island
and equal in size to Delaware. The total area of the county is approximately
2,010 square miles which makes it the fourth largest county in Florida.
Monroe County is the Southernmost County in the United States incorporating
one the most favored tourist destination, the Florida Keys..
Service which serves Miami Dade, Broward and Monroe Counties
provides basic and advanced life support and also provides ventilator
and bariatric services. American Ambulance Service also has contracts
with Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital and University
of Miami Hospital providing branded specialty care
ambulances and staffing for the emergency departments of the hospitals
when the staff is not engaged in providing ambulance transportation.
All County Ambulance
serves Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee and Hendry Counties.
All County provides basic and advanced life support and also provides
ventilator and bariatric services. All County serves the entire
Treasure Coast of Florida and forty miles west
to rural Okeechobee County.
of Central Florida initially began providing service in
Seminole County in 1999 and now also serves Orange, Osceola and Polk
Counties encompassing the greater Orlando
area. American provides basic and advanced life support and also
provides ventilator and bariatric services.
All three companies have
participated in each Florida hurricane disaster and recovery for
the last ten years and in 2008 twice deployed ambulances to Louisiana
to assist hurricane victims. Our personnel and management have trained
through the FEMA programs to provide Strike
Force Team Leader, Task Force Leader and
Incident Management Teams.
We coordinate and provide
medical transportation throughout the State of Florida and
nationwide. We work closely with providers of air ambulance
transportation to move the most critical of patients and assist
their crews in creating seamless movement to their aircraft.
American Ambulance, New England began serving the New England market in January 2011. American serves the greater Boston,
Massachusetts area and looks forward to continued
growth in the New England market (Basic and Advanced
life support ambulance service and chair car service). Specialty services
provided include bariatric and ventilator services. The introduction of
critical care transportation will occur in the summer of 2011.
The mission of American
Ambulance Service and its sister companies is to provide a high
level of care for our patients utilizing state of the art equipment
while providing comfort and support for patient and family.