AMR is the single largest provider of EMS in the United States covering almost 48 million people in 2,000 communities in 39 states. There are more than 16,000 AMR EMTs, paramedics, nurses and caregivers throughout the world.
AMR will allocate HeartRescue funds entirely for local community initiatives known to improve sudden cardiac arrest survival. AMR will provide in-kind support in the form of oversight, manpower and resources to ensure that those community initiatives are supported, executed and sustained.
- AMR represents 145 practices, 33 dispatch centers, 85 medical directors, 120 clinical leaders in 39 states with 3.4 million patient transports/year, and 25,000 cardiac arrests/year.
- Centralized data collection with 100 percent of practices submitting electronic data by 2012.
- Potential to influence and partner with citizens, dispatch centers, first responders, public health, and hospitals across the country.
Edward M. Racht, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Scott Bourn PhD, RN, EMT-P
Vice-President of Clinical Practices & Research
National Director of Resuscitation and Accountable Care