Liberal, KS- (May 24, 2021)— EagleMed, one of the oldest and most experienced air and ground medical transport service providers in the Midwest, today announced that it has partnered with Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, Kansas, to provide interfacility medical transport services 12 hours a day, seven days a week to Southwest Medical Center patients.
“We are thrilled to be enhancing our services to the community by officially partnering with the outstanding care teams at Southwest Medical Center,” said Steven Dralle, Regional President for EagleMed parent company, Global Medical Response. “We look forward to continuing to serve the communities of Kansas with high-quality patient care via our ground and air medical operations located in Liberal.”
This is the third ground medical transport operation in the state for EagleMed. The dedicated ambulance will provide Advanced Life Support services and will operate with a staff of 4 full-time and 4 part-time paramedics and EMTs.
“I am grateful for this partnership with EagleMed,” said Robert Whitaker, President and CEO of Southwest Medical Center. “They are supportive of our need to serve patients throughout the region,”
“As a former Liberal resident with 20-years of experience in local emergency services, it is a point of pride to partner with Southwest Medical Center and help bring a needed ALS ambulance service to their patients,” said Jon Antrim, Regional Director of Operations for Global Medical Response. “I look forward to all that we will achieve through this partnership.”
About American Medical Response (AMR)
American Medical Response, Inc., America’s leading provider of medical transportation, provides services in 40 states and the District of Columbia. More than 28,000 AMR paramedics, EMTs, RNs and other professionals work together to transport more than 4.8 million patients nationwide each year in critical, emergency and non-emergency situations. AMR also provides fire services through Rural Metro Fire Department, www.ruralmetrofire.com. For more information about AMR, visit www.amr.net and follow American Medical Response on Facebook @AMR_Social on Twitter and Instagram.
AMR is part of the Global Medical Response family of companies. Global Medical Response, Inc. is the industry-leading air, ground, specialty and residential fire services, and managed medical transportation organization. With more than 38,000 employees, GMR delivers compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services in the United States and around the world. For more information, visit www.globalmedicalresponse.com.
About SWMC Hospital
Southwest Medical Center, www.swmedcenter.com, is a 101-bed not-for-profit hospital in Liberal, Kansas.
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