WellSpan EMS has acquired Northeastern Area EMS, which provides advanced life support services to residents in northeastern York County.
WellSpan Health said, effective May 1, WellSpan EMS will provide service to East Manchester Township, Conewago Township, Manchester Borough, Mount Wolf Borough, and surrounding municipalities.
“Emergency ambulance services and patient transport are essential to providing exceptional emergency care for our patients and community,” said Dr. Michael Seim, senior vice president and chief quality officer, WellSpan Health. “WellSpan is committed to providing the highest quality care and this is just another avenue to ensure we continue supporting the communities we serve.”
In addition to acquiring equipment and other assets of Northeastern Area EMS, all nine staff members will join the WellSpan team, the health system said.
“This agreement will help to meet our shared goals that area residents will continue to receive the same high quality pre-hospital emergency medical services that they have become accustomed to,” said Dennis MacDougal, board president, Northeastern Area EMS.”
WellSpan continues to support the development of sustainable local EMS services across its system of care and welcomes opportunities to engage with providers to develop these efforts, as they are a cornerstone in the continuum of offering high quality patient care, WellSpan said.
Regionally, WellSpan EMS recently expanded emergency services and patient transport to communities like Spring Grove, Waynesboro and Christiana, among others.