3 EMS agencies merge, form CHS Mobile Integrated Health Care

By: EMS1

As the health care and public safety landscapes continue to evolve, the three agencies saw an opportunity to combine resources

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Chili Volunteer Ambulance Service, Inc., Henrietta Volunteer Ambulance Service, Inc. and the Scottsville Rescue Squad have merged together to form CHS Mobile Integrated Health Care, Inc. (CHS Health Care).

The ambulance agencies have been in talks since early 2014 to discuss and evaluate the long-term benefits of merging. There is a national trend with regard to combining emergency medical resources within communities across the country. Since 2012, 44 EMS agencies have stopped providing services; 26 of those closed in 2016 alone. As the healthcare and public safety landscapes continue to evolve, the local three agencies saw a clear opportunity to combine resources and fortify them into one.

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