Praise for ASM’s Brendan Burke and Jeff Roy

ASM's Brendan Burke

ASM's Brendan Burke

MANCHESTER — From a letter sent to ASM: On February 9, 2012, my father – [Patient Name] – was transported from the Emergency Room at Rockville General Hospital back to Woodlake at Tolland Nursing Home. It was a stressful time for both my Dad and I as we anxiously waited for transport.

Your two employees arrived quickly on the scene and with great speed and efficiency, not to mention compassion as they prepared my Dad for his trip back to Woodlake. Continue reading

Aetna Responds: Ambulance Crew Provides EMS Support at Standoff

Aetna Ambulance Crew Stands By

Aetna Ambulance Crew Stands By

HARTFORD — An Aetna Ambulance crew can be seen standing by at a standoff last night on Allen Street in Hartford.

SWAT officers were present and a suspect was taken into custody. Link to the Courant article and one additional photograph below, care of the Hartford Courant.  Continue reading

Rockville High School Job Shadow Thank You Cards

Rockville High School Job Shadow

ASM's Matt Traber Describes AED Operation

Thanks so much for letting me have the opportunity to see how thing really are. It was interesting. I really appreciated it. I will get my EMT certification before going to school for nursing. Thank you so much!


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Rockville High Student Details Ambulance Job Shadow

RHS Sophomore Melissa Shadows at ASM

MANCHESTER — I am a student at Rockville High School and through the Career Center I arranged to job shadow an EMT.  I was assigned to spend the day at Ambulance Service of Manchester.  During the experience I rode in the ambulance and went on about 4 or 5 calls.  The calls were all different. Some were emergencies, some were not. The most interesting emergency call that I went on was  Continue reading

ASM’s Vinnie Maston and Ryan McConville Receive Top Scores

ASM's Vinnie Maston

ASM's Vinnie Maston

MANCHESTER — On February 3, 2012 Ambulance Service of Manchester crew members Vinnie Maston and Ryan McConville responded to a non-emergency transport request from a private residence within ASM’s service area.

As per normal practice for patients who request non-emergency service from their private residence, within two weeks the patient received a Patient Satisfaction Survey. The patient and her caregivers promptly sent back a glowing response on the care she received. So glowing that it needed to be shared. Continue reading

Hartford Hospital ED Displays Cill Russo of Aetna Ambulance

Aetna at Hartford Hospital ED - Cill RussoHARTFORD — When Hartford Hospital opened their new Orange Pod within the Emergency Department, a dramatic picture by photographer Cill Russo was displayed in the main hallway.

Russo photographed the Aetna Ambulance Dodge Sprinter at night for maximum visual impact. The shot captures the intensity and urgency of emergency medicine and we were proud to be represented. Aetna has provided EMS to the south end of Hartford since 1945.

ASM Participates in Manchester’s Early Childhood Fair

ASM at Manchester Early Childhood Fair 2012

ASM's Carolyn Edwards, Nick Chasse and Casey Chubka

MANCHESTER — An ambulance crew from ASM was on site for Manchester’s Early Childhood Fair on February 11th. The fair, now in its eight year, provides information on programs and services for families and children from birth to age 8 that live in Manchester. ASM’s crew handed out educational coloring books on EMS and when to call 911. Continue reading

Rockville High School Students Shadow Ambulance Crews at ASM

Rockville High School Job Shadow Group at ASM

Rockville High School Job Shadow Group at ASM

MANCHESTER — Students from Rockville High School (RHS) spent the day “learning by doing” by riding-along with EMTs from the Ambulance Service of Manchester.

As part of an ongoing partnership, seven Rockville Rams learned first-hand whether a career in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is for them. Continue reading

Meet the Team: Aetna’s Matt Campbell

Meet the Team: Aetna's Matt Campbell
Aetna’s Matt Campbell

HARTFORD — My name is Matthew Campbell. I’m 22 years old and a Connecticut and Massachusetts registered paramedic as I’m originally from Boston. Read about Matt’s patient care success here…

I have had a lot of inspiration from my mother who is an EMT-B and a type 2 diabetic. Continue reading