New ambulance contract signed with Grady EMS

Source: Billy Hobbs, Union-Recorder, July 22, 2016

Officials with Oconee Regional Medical Center in Milledgeville have decided to do business with a new ambulance service. Hospital representatives recently made it official when they offered a contract to officials with Grady Emergency Medical Services of Atlanta. … Grady EMS will officially take over the ambulance service in Milledgeville and Baldwin County on Oct. 1, Johnson said. For the past nine years, ambulance service to local residents and others in the city and county had been provided through a contractual agreement with The Medical Center of Navicent Health Emergency Medical Services in Macon. … Recently, officials with Grady EMS made another presentation to local hospital officials, and announced that they already had spent more than $500,000 to purchase five new ambulances to serve the estimated 46,500 residents who live in Milledgeville and Baldwin County. …

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New EMS contract to be signed soon
Source: Billy Hobbs, Union-Recorder, June 30, 2016

Officials with Oconee Regional Medical Center in Milledgeville are expected to offer Grady Emergency Medical Services of Atlanta a contract next week to provide emergency ambulance service to the residents of Milledgeville and Baldwin County, The Union-Recorder has learned. Grady EMS will be taking over operations of the local ambulance service Oct. 1. … Grady EMS would replace The Medical Center of Navicent Health EMS, which has provided emergency ambulance service to Milledgeville and Baldwin County residents for a little more than nine years. … He also said Grady EMS officials have agreed to compensate current ambulance service personnel with the same pay they now receive, if they decide to apply for a job with them. Insurance and other benefits would be made available to new employees the first month following the date of employment with the new ambulance provider. …