Crestvue Ambulance Service, Midway Ambulance Care and Shamrock Ambulance Care to join Medavie Health Services West family of companies
October 23, 2023
Medavie Health Services (MHS) West is pleased to announce that Crestvue Ambulance Service Ltd. (Crestvue), Midway Ambulance Care Ltd. (Midway) and Shamrock Ambulance Care Inc. (Shamrock) will join its family of companies.
“Our teams pride themselves on delivering a high standard of quality care and best serving the needs of the people in our communities,” says Kelly Prime, General Manager of the paramedic services. “With a mission to improve the wellbeing of Canadians, MHS West shares in our commitments and provides us with an important opportunity to build on our well-established programs and services, while looking at new ways to bring care to people in their homes.”
Crestvue, Midway and Shamrock will continue to serve the local communities while becoming known as MHS West. The teams currently respond to approximately 6,700 calls annually, delivering a tiered response of Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support service delivery in both urban and rural environments through standby and on-site deployment. Kelly Prime will remain in his role as General Manager.
“At MHS West, we are committed to providing innovative health solutions that serve to meet the needs of our patients and communities,” says Gerald Schriemer, Chief Operating Officer, MHS West and Regional Director, Western Operations. “We look forward to welcoming the teams from Crestvue, Midway and Shamrock to our family of companies. As well, working collaboratively with everyone on the ground to build on the many successes achieved to date, while evolving and enhancing service deliveries into the future.”
The effective date of the transition is scheduled for November 1, 2023. There will be no interruption of service as the transition takes place and patients requiring paramedic support should continue to call 911.
About Medavie Health Services West
MHS West has a strong presence in Alberta and Saskatchewan, bringing four western EMS companies – Northeastern Alberta, Central Alberta, Saskatoon and Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan – together into a single, regional organization to better meet the needs of the communities.
The company is part of the Medavie Health Services’ family of operations – a national leader in primary health care solutions and the largest contracted provider of EMS management services in Canada. With a network of 5,400 health care professionals in six provinces, Medavie Health Services has a long history of operating ground and air ambulance services, medical communications, Mobile Integrated Health / Community Paramedicine programs, 911 Public Safety, 811 Telehealth, home health care, as well as clinical training.
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Medavie Health Services West
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