Vincent Robbins of MONOC Appointed to Board of Directors of NEMSMA

Vincent Robbins of MONOC Appointed to Board of Directors of NEMSMA

News Jan 06, 2011

Wall, NJ -- January 4, 2011 --- MONOC is proud to announce the appointment of Vincent D. Robbins, to the Board of Directors of the National Emergency Medical Services Management Association (NEMSMA).

Since 1990, Mr. Robbins has served as the President & Chief Executive Officer of MONOC, New Jersey's single largest EMS and medical transportation service, responsible for the oversight, administration & management of three health care services companies.

While leading MONOC, it has grown fifteen fold, dramatically expanding the wide range of services it provides, more than doubling the hospital members of the consortium and securing its financial stability, while continuing to provide reduced cost shared services for its 15 member hospitals, throughout New Jersey. Formerly, He served in the administration of Temple University Hospital, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and with the New Jersey State Department of Health's Office of Emergency Medical Services.

"I am honored to join NEMSMA's board. The organization is at the forefront of EMS leadership and is dedicated to the discovery, development, and promotion of excellence in leadership and management in the nation's EMS systems," said Mr. Robbins. "Through best practices, I look forward to contributing to NEMSMA by focusing on solutions to the challenges that face EMS today."

About MONOC Mobile Health Services

MONOC Mobile Health Services is a non-profit hospital cooperative consisting of 15 acute care hospitals located throughout New Jersey. Formed in 1978 MONOC's mission is to improve health care and reduce costs. MONOC Mobile Health Services employs over 730 employees and operates a fleet of over 100 ambulances. Together this shared services consortium acts as a health care cooperative for these acute care hospitals and over 2.8 million residents that they serve living in more than 1,800 square miles of the Garden State.

Among its numerous service lines, MONOC operates MICU Paramedic Services, Helicopter interfacility and 911 services, Mobile Critical Care Services, and Basic Life Support interfacility and 911 services.

Additionally, MONOC operates the largest Emergency Medical Services education department in New Jersey providing continuing medical education to EMTs, Paramedics, Nurses, Police Officers, Fire Fighters and the general public. Coordinating all of MONOC's communications is a 24/7 state of the art 9-1-1 dispatch center which handled over 153,000 requests for service in 2009.

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