Q: WHAT EQUIPMENT ASSISTS VMT STAFF
IN PROVIDING GREAT CARE FOR PATIENTS
A: All ambulances are equipped with the essentials
you’d expect in a state-of-the-art emergency transport
vehicle, such as basic and advanced life support
technology that includes heart monitors, transport
ventilators, and a full array of lifesaving medications.
There are 30 ambulances and five wheelchair
vans in VMT’s fleet. Valley Health invests in the
highest-quality vehicles in production for our
Q: HOW ARE THE VEHICLES STAFFED?
A: We employ 150 certified clinicians, many of whom
are paramedics. Paramedics can provide critical
care-level service that differentiates them from other
vehicle-based care providers. Patients and their families
have peace of mind knowing VMT’s highly credentialed
paramedics provide “bedside-to-bedside care”
when our team is called upon to transport acutely ill
patients between hospitals, nursing homes, assisted
living facilities, doctors’ offices, and other locales.
Highly trained EMTs, who provide basic life support
and vital signs monitoring, transportation specialists
and dispatchers round out the team. Patients
are served with skill and compassion and receive
individualized care from Valley Health’s professionals.
Q: WHERE DOES VMT PROVIDE SERVICE?
A: We serve patients throughout 17 counties, primarily
in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland, and
have served the region for over 30 years. There are
locations throughout the area—which means we can
reach patients quickly in the event of an emergency.
We safely drive 1.5 million miles and care for more
than 17,500 patients every year.
→ For more information, visit valleyhealthlink.com/
ambulance or call 800-776-4067.
Valley Medical Transport provides expert care on the road
Some patients need ambulance service for emergency transport from the
scene of an accident so lifesaving care can begin quickly while en route
to the hospital. Others, often in a fragile state of health, need medical
transport between hospitals or other medical facilities. Whether a patient
is going across town to the Emergency Department or to another state,
Valley Medical Transport (VMT) meets the medical transportation care
needs of thousands each year.
VMT ambulances are staffed with highly skilled care providers and
equipped with the latest technology and medical supplies to ensure lifesaving—
or life-sustaining—care for patients. Here, Brandon Truman,
director, mobile integrated healthcare at Valley Medical Transport,
explains how the company consistently serves the community with firstrate
care, and what makes VMT care different from that provided by
other emergency medical services providers.
paramedic David Kushnir
and EMT Jennifer Horne.
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