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.

“As an organization we want to ensure that our employees are knowledgeable, confident, and proud members of the LifeStar Response team where we treat our patients, customers, and each other with compassion, dignity and respect. Their contribution to the workplace is based on accountability, open communication, individual growth and shared success.”

Falck is a one hunded and six year old Scandinavian based company who is deeply rooted in emergency medical services.

We believe that Falck has the depth and breath to propel our operations forward based on the long history of providing emergency medical services and outstanding management team that Falck has in place.  We invite you the visit the Falck website to learn more about this outstanding organization at Falck.com.

Our Company was founded in 1964 in Hollywood, Florida and was managed and owned by its founder until March of 1999 when it was acquired by its current ownership. 1999 was also the year that American Ambulance expanded into the Central Florida market with the acquisition of Pro-Care Ambulance in Seminole County. In 2000, the service area was expanded to include Orange and Osceola counties. 2000 brought about the expansion of the South Florida division to now include service to Miami Dade County.

Our companies have participated in Florida hurricane disaster and recovery for the last ten years and in 2008 twice deployed ambulances to Louisiana to assist hurricane victims. Our personnel and management have trained through the FEMA programs to provide Strike Force Team Leader, Task Force Leader and Incident Management Teams.

We coordinate and provide medical transportation throughout the State of Florida and nationwide and we work closely with providers of air ambulance transportation to move the most critical of patients and assist their crews in creating seamless movement to their aircraft.