Toy Drive: Connecticut State Police, Aetna and ASM Team Up Again

The Connecticut State Police 15th Annual ‘Stuff A Cruiser’ Toy Drive

ASM, Aetna and the Connecticut State Police, Stuff a Cruiser Toy DriveThe Connecticut State Police: Troop H (Hartford), ASM and Aetna Ambulance have once again shown their generosity to patients at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center with the 15th annual “Stuff A Cruiser” toy drive. Read the WFSB story here… Continue reading

Kudos from the Cath Lab: Volume 2

Kudos from the Cath Lab

Kudos from the Cath Lab

Email from Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center:

“Greg D. [ASM Paramedic #438] and the crews did a great job with this STEMI patient yesterday. Patient did very well and is fortunate to have been transported to a STEMI center. Nice work for the crew working with the patient to make an informed decision. Cath showed 99% RCA Lesion which was opened and stented.” Continue reading

Meet the Newest Members of the ASM Team

Jonathan Lentini joins ASMMANCHESTER — On December 16, 2011 six EMTs were added to the ASM team. As part of our continued growth Aetna and ASM seek out only the best candidates. We look for employees who are focused on high-quality patient care, are team oriented and conduct themselves in a professional manner. During the orientation, employees learn about company philosophy and goals, quality assurance, and policies and procedures. Continue reading

ASM Responds: Students Hospitalized After Crash With Police Cruiser

ASM Responds: Accident involving police cruiser and teenagers

ASM Responds: Accident involving police cruiser and teenagers

— Four Manchester High School students were slightly injured when a police cruiser collided with their car Tuesday, officials said.

The driver of the Oldsmobile sedan may have been pulling out of a curbside parking space, or making a u-turn in the road when the cruiser struck the driver’s side, Police Chief Marc Montminy said, but investigators are still gathering information. Read the full Hartford Courant article here…

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Aetna Ambulance a Vital Link in Making Organ Donation Possible

LifeChoice Donor Services and Aetna Ambulance are partnersThe following is an excerpt of an email message from LifeChoice:

“This patient’s family was very uplifted that he was able to be a donor and found great comfort knowing that he was able to continue to help others in death as he had in life.  This could not have been possible without the involvement of EMS (Aetna Ambulance, in referenced case) when a patient codes at home.

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Operation Walk, Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute Team Up with Aetna Ambulance

HARTFORD — On Monday, December 6th, as part of Operation Walk USA, several patients from the Hartford area will receive free orthopedic services from Saint Francis Hospital’s Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute.

Operation Walk, Saint Francis Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Institute and Aetna Ambulance Team Up

Frequently these patients are indigent and uninsured. In support of this worthwhile program, Aetna Ambulance Service will provide one of these patients, who cannot be transported safely by other means, with free ambulance transportation to Mt Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital for rehabilitation services. Continue reading