American Medical Response Names New CEO for East Region EMS provider taps NH native to lead commitment

to superior service (Greenwood Village, CO) March 11, 2013—American Medical Response (AMR) announced today the appointment of Thomas McEntee as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the East Region. The New Hampshire native most recently served as the General Manager for AMR’s Riverside County California EMS Operation. During his time there, he also served on several special project teams for AMR focused on improving operational practices and performance. McEntee first became involved with EMS in New Hampshire as a hometown volunteer EMT and has been involved in ambulance services now for three decades. Since 2007, McEntee has been an executive with American Medical Response. “I am eager to return home to serve the communities of the East Region, especially my home area of New England,” said McEntee. “It is a great honor to lead the East Region AMR team as we continue to focus on attracting and retaining the best people in the industry, and providing the superior care and service to our communities.” McEntee has served on the Board of Directors for the American Ambulance Association (AAA) for several years and is a past president of the New Hampshire Ambulance Association. As a frequent presenter at national EMS conferences on leadership, ambulance service reimbursement, and strategic planning for EMS operations, McEntee is well known and highly regarded in the industry. In a message to AMR employees, McEntee stated: “We have the best people, the best training, the best equipment and we provide the best care in the industry. I am determined to promote the good work all of you do every day and highlight the difference AMR makes in the lives of the people we provide care for.” AMR and its component companies have served the Eastern United State for more than 50 years.

For more information, contact Jim McManus at Slowey/McManus Communications, 617-523-0038, American Medical Response Inc. (, America’s leading provider of medical transportation, provides services in 40 states and the District of Columbia. More than 17,000 AMR paramedics, EMTs, RNs and other professionals, with a fleet of 4,100 vehicles, transport more than three million patients nationwide each year in critical, emergency and non-emergency situations. AMR, a subsidiary of Emergency Medical Services Corporation, is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colo. ###

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