Tyler, Texas and New Port Richey, Florida (February 12, 2020) - PatientCare Logistics Solutions (PatientCare), a leading provider of ground-based 911 emergency ambulance and other critical healthcare logistics services has acquired MedFleet Ambulance Service (MedFleet) of New Port Richey, FL. MedFleet is a leading provider of advanced life support (ALS) and basic life support (BLS) ambulance, as well as stretcher services, primarily related to interfacility medical transports for patients in Pasco, Hernando, Pinellas and Polk Counties.
MedFleet will continue to operate under its well-known brand and with the same dedicated team of over 130 employees who transport more than 30,000 patients per year. PatientCare will support MedFleet with its best-in-class technology and resources to expand services and enhance back office, human resources and other critical functions.
“We recognize the valuable role MedFleet plays in the communities it serves and we are excited to partner with a well-established, successful operator in the Western and Central regions of Florida,” said Herman Schwarz, CEO of PatientCare. “An essential component of our acquisition strategy is to partner with family owned ambulance providers like MedFleet where the family wants to stay involved in the business, is looking to expand services to their communities and can serve as a regional foundation for further growth. In addition, this acquisition complements our existing Florida operations and offers us a stronger market position in the interfacility ambulance service in the area which is also a key element of our growth plan.”
MedFleet represents an expansion of PatientCare’s footprint in the Southeastern United States. This acquisition further strengthens PatientCare’s portfolio which covers a variety of geographies in the Northeast, Central, Midwestern and Southeastern United States.
PatientCare Logistics Solutions is a leading provider of ground-based 911 emergency ambulance services and other critical healthcare logistics solutions. The company operates growing partnerships with representative customers in Florida, Texas, Indiana, South Dakota, Mississippi and New York. PatientCare is responsible for transporting more than 350,000 patients annually and is committed to providing compassionate quality care and service built around the needs of the patients and communities in which it serves.
Since its inception in 1973, MedFleet has been committed to providing BLS ambulance service and over the years has expanded services into ALS level transports in its geographic coverage area of Pasco, Hernando, Pinellas and Polk Counties in Florida. MedFleet has focused largely on interfacility transports, providing a needed service in the Western and Central regions of Florida. MedFleet is based in New Port Richey, Florida and has multiple contracts with the area’s hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities.