Acadian Ambulance Service has expanded its New Orleans operations with the acquisition of Care Ambulance.
The transition was completed on September 4.There will be no interruption in service.
Based in Harvey, Care Ambulance provides emergency and non-emergency medical transportation in Orleans and Jefferson parishes. The company has 30 full-time employees and serves the Tulane healthcare system, Touro Infirmary and several nursing homes and hospice agencies.
All of Care Ambulance’s employees have been invited to apply for employment with Acadian. Frank Graff, vice president of Care Ambulance, will join Acadian as a consultant.
Steve Kuiper, Acadian regional vice president, said, “Acadian has always been proud to serve the New Orleans area. We’re excited about the opportunities the purchase of Care Ambulance presents, and we offer a warm Acadian welcome to our newest employee-owners.”
About Acadian Ambulance Founded in 1971, Acadian Ambulance provides medical transportation to millions of residents in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi. In the past decade, the employee-owned company has expanded to include a diverse suite of services in health, safety and transportation. Acadian’s six divisions are Acadian Ambulance Service, Acadian Monitoring Services, Air Med, Executive Aircraft Charter Service, the National EMS Academy and Safety Management Systems.