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Statement of Lynch Ambulance CEO Walt Lynch on Adoption of New Orange County IFT-ALS Policy

August 26, 2013

“The men and women of the Lynch Ambulance paramedic corps were pleased to contribute to the pilot program by making the advanced life support inter-facility transports calls and providing the data to Dr. Stratton for he could make the best decision for patient care in Orange County.  Dr. Stratton is to be commended for ignoring the politics and making a sound decision based on facts, data, and the best interests of patients.”

Private paramedics approved for some calls

August 24, 2013

By MIKE REICHER / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

Expanding the role of private ambulances in Orange County’s health-care system, a county official announced Friday that companies will soon be able to use paramedics on some non-emergency calls.

The pilot study tested 215 calls this spring to make sure they were dispatched and handled correctly. The county reports that 97 percent of calls were dispatched appropriately. Lynch Ambulance Service of Anaheim was the provider of the pilot study.

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Lynch Ambulance CEO Walt Lynch Sends Letter to Orange County Health Care Agency Regarding IFT-ALS Pilot Program

August 22, 2013

On behalf of the men and women of our company from on down to our paramedics, dispatchers, and everyone involved in our family-owned, local business, we are proud to participate in providing data and helping inform you, other medical policy makers, and Dr. Stratton about how to best provide quality care and medical transport services to those in need here in Orange County.

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ORANGE COUNTY AMBULANCE COMPANY DONATES $400,000 TO NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS DURING “EMS WEEK”

May 22, 2013

Anaheim, Calif., May 22, 2013 – Lynch Ambulance, an Anaheim-based provider of medical transport services, presented the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) with a $400,000 donation today in honor of “National Emergency Medical Services Week” (May 19-25).

“It is a pleasure and an honor to receive this generous gift from Lynch Ambulance during such a symbolic week in our industry,” Don Lundy, Board President of NAEMT said. “This is a tremendous contribution that will be used to further the professional development  of EMT’s, Paramedics and others in the industry, as well as to grow the EMS industry beyond emergency response into the wider realm of heath care.  We are humbled by the recognition that Lynch Ambulance has given to our cause. ”

Read the full article in the Orange County Business Journal