Allegiance Mobile Health acquires Matagorda County EMS - Texas
Nov 24, 2015
Bay City, Texas, November 2, 2016: Allegiance Mobile Health has acquired the assets of Matagorda County EMS in South Texas. Matagorda County EMS currently operates the ambulance system in Matagorda County, Texas. As the sole ambulance provider, Matagorda County EMS provides 911 Emergency, Non-Emergency and Inter-facility ambulance transports. Matagorda County Commissioners unanimously approved the assignment of the ambulance service contract to Allegiance Mobile Health. The combined operations of Matagorda County EMS and Allegiance Mobile Health will operate a fleet of nearly 50 ambulances in South Texas.
Matagorda County EMS will continue to provide the same high quality, professional service that the community has come to expect over the past decade. “Matagorda County EMS will be a valued addition to the Allegiance team. We are committed to providing exceptional mobile healthcare services in the communities we serve. Matagorda community members can be assured that our team of professionals will be ready to provide care to their loved ones during their time of need. ,” said Ricky Powell, President for Allegiance Mobile Health. “We are pleased to incorporate the Matagorda team who is recognized for their professionalism and clinical expertise. This new area is a great addition to our rapidly growing southern Texas Operations,” added Dan Gillespie, Vice President of Operations in the southern region.
Allegiance Mobile Health is headquartered in Georgetown, Texas and is the state’s largest privately held ambulance service operating Allegiance Mobile Health. Allegiance provides medical transportation and 911 emergency services throughout the state with over 1,200 employees, operating 300 vehicles out of more than 40 stations. The Company is also the sole provider of 911 services to 24 communities and completes in excess of 250,000 requests for service annually. The company’s service territory touches over 6 million residents covering urban, suburban and rural areas. This is expected to double to a population of 12 million in 2016. This scale in Texas and the company’s reputation for being a trusted provider of top tier patient care, has enabled Allegiance to expand its offerings to include initiatives in Mobile Integrated Health.