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Ambulance Service Response Times Post-Sale

AMARILLO, TEXAS - Amarillo's ambulance service says faster response times are on the way as Thursday marks the last step of transition to the system's new national owner.

It was almost 11 months ago when northwest Texas hospital asked the city for permission to sell Amarillo's ambulance service to American medical response. Thursday with the grand opening of a new central command station away from the hospital that transition is complete.

"We are proud and humbled by the fact that the city of Amarillo has entrusted us with providing emergency health care to its residents," said AMR COO Edward Van Horn. "Along with that, we are extremely excited about what this means to the city. I'm fully confident that the quality of our work will validate the city's decision in choosing AMR."

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