LOCALLY & REGIONALLY BRANDED EMERGENCY & NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORT SERVICES
LifeStar Response Corporation was established as a family-owned ambulance service located on Long Island, New York. In 1996 the company was acquired and combined with three additional Long Island area ambulance services. Two years later the company acquired services located in Northern New Jersey, Maryland and Washington DC. In 1999 Care Ambulance of Alabama, a regional provider established in 1992, joined the LifeStar portfolio. LifeStar Response acquired the operations of AmeriCare Ambulance in 2007, Best American Ambulance in 2009 and LifeStar Ambulance in 2010.
In April of 2011 LifeStar Response Corporation was acquired by Falck, a Denmark based organization, established in 1906 providing ambulance and medical support services in Europe and the United States. Falck is the largest provider of ambulance services in Europe serving 31 countries. LifeStar Response Corporation is licensed to provide ambulance and wheelchair transportation services in nine states. The company is contracted to provide services to 40 acute care institutions in 44 communities.
Our organization is committed to meeting the needs of our patients, referral partners and employees. Utilizing a process of continuous operational review the Administrative Team focuses on ensuring that services are provided in a time responsive and clinically effective manner.
A staff of over 525 dedicated employees makes quality care possible. Life Star’s field personnel are deployed in modern well equipped fleet that includes 31 ALS Units, 3 Neonatal Critical Care Units and 63 BLS ambulances. The fleet is maintained by a staff of experienced and certified vehicle mechanics. LifeStar has made a commitment to equip our staff with state of the art medical equipment. Our biomedical equipment includes supplies and equipment for the special populations that we serve in addition to cardiac monitoring/treatment systems, ventilators and multi parameter physiologic monitoring systems. The Training and Quality Assurance Department provides training and operational support in addition to interfacing with a licensed biomedical engineering concern.