July 24, 2018
Portsmouth, NH (July 24, 2018) — American Medical Response (AMR) is proud to announce a new partnership with Portsmouth Regional Hospital and Parkland Medical Center designed to improve patient care and experience for medical transportation. This month, AMR took over as preferred provider of medical transportation services. The new partnership will cover HCA’s facilities in New Hampshire including Portsmouth Regional Hospital in Portsmouth; Parkland Medical Center in Derry; Parkland Urgent Care at Salem; and Seabrook Emergency Room (a campus of Portsmouth Regional Hospital) in Seabrook.
The service will bring AMR’s clinical and medical transportation expertise to patient transfers. New fleet dispatch and monitoring systems will allow hospital staff and AMR coordinators to efficiently plan patient transfers to ensure the appropriate level of patient care during transport.
“We are pleased to be able to build an innovative partnership with HCA,” said Chris Stawasz, AMR Regional Director in New Hampshire. “Both organizations are focused on providing high-quality care and an exceptional patient experience whether it is in the hospital or an ambulance.”
Dean Carucci, CEO of Portsmouth Regional Hospital and Jeff Scionti, CEO of Parkland Medical Center, stated the following:
“On behalf of our patients in southern New Hampshire and the Seacoast, we are proud to be in partnership with American Medical Response to provide safe and efficient patient transfers throughout our facilities.”
Creating Job Opportunities:
To meet the expanded need for services, AMR plans to hire about 24 full and part time caregivers – leadership roles, paramedics, EMTs and transport coordinators. To learn more about these new positions visit https://www.amr.net/careers-training.