Answering the Call

Hartford HealthCare sees the value in not only providing outstanding care to patients in our facilities, but ensuring quality and speedy transportation to the hospital by skilled emergency medical services teams. Kevin Ferrarotti, senior system director of EMS for HHC, provided the following numbers to give you an idea of the services his team provides.

Ambulances stand ready outside the Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater in Bridgeport. Photo by Amy Mortensen
  • 110 Ambulance systems we are affiliated with*
  • 59 Ambulances HHC owns and operates

    • 9 paramedic response vehicles
    • 3 air medical helicopters
  • Combined with joint venture ownerships
    • 118 total ambulances
    • 13 paramedic response vehicles
    • 3 air medical helicopters
  • 813.5 FTEs EMTs and paramedica we employ
  • Locations we have service
    • 8 emergency departments
    • 20 EMS sites/stations**
  • 108,00 Numbers of runs each year***
  • 105 New paramedics we teach each year
  • 1,900 New EMTs we teach each year
*HHC has medical oversight of 110 EMS agencies and departments statewide through our sponsor hospital affiliations.
**Includes American, pending approval by the state Office of Emergency Medical Services. ***Represent responses by HHC assets and JV affiliates for both emergency and non-emergency calls.

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