Wichita-based EagleMed, an air medical transport company, has launched ground ambulance service in Great Bend.
It will be the preferred provider for Great Bend Regional Hospital and will provide ground vehicle inter-facility critical care transportion. It also will serve as a backup for emergency calls to the Great Bend Fire Department for Emergency Medical Service transport.
In addition, EagleMed is locating an ambulance at Great Bend’s St. Rose Ambulatory and Urgent Care Center. The site will be staffed with six paramedics and six emergency medical technicians.
The ambulance service will be dispatched from EagleMed’s headquarters in Wichita.
EagleMed operates a fleet of airplanes, helicopters and ground ambulances from 29 locations in 10 states.