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News & Events 2013

Words That Describe Us: Volume 15

MANCHESTER and HARTFORD — Aetna Ambulance and ASM send Patient and Customer Satisfaction Surveys to a random sampling of patients who have received emergency or STAT inter-facility services from our companies. The final question in the survey asks “Do you have any...

Early EKG Transmission Device Resurfaces

MANCHESTER — An early communication device, used during the days when ASM was known as Manchester Ambulance, was brought out as a prop for a recent retirement party.Shown here, the phone and EKG transmission device shows just how far technology has come...

Renovation and Expansion of ASM’s “10-1″: Volume 9

MANCHESTER — Additions and renovations to the Ambulance Service of Manchester’s main headquarters, known to employees as “10-1,” continue. As of this writing: Drop ceiling has been added in the entire new space except for the ancillary training...

Aetna’s Preston Ryzak Visits Cherry Brook Primary School

Note: Aetna Ambulance does NOT provide emergency services to the Town of Canton. Always dial 9-1-1 in the case of an emergency.CANTON — On October 27, 2013 Aetna’s Preston Ryzak visited Canton’s Cherry Brook Primary School, specifically Mrs. Lippincott’s...

Aetna Ambulance Visits Glastonbury’s Goddard School

Aetna Ambulance does NOT serve the Town of Glastonbury for primary emergency medical services. In an emergency, always dial 9-1-1.  GLASTONBURY — On October 23, 2013 Aetna’s Trisha Webster and Matthew Carter visited Goddard School on Eastern...

Kudos from the Cath Lab: Volume 6

FARMINGTON — On October 21, 2013 a Paramedic Unit from Aetna Ambulance (David Noyes and Kelly Shapiro) responded to a sixty-two year old patient with a significant cardiac history, who had been having chest pain for an hour. They did a 12-lead...

ASM at Downtown Manchester’s ‘Halloween Happenings’

MANCHESTER — On October 26, 2013 Ambulance Service of Manchester Paramedic Rory Leslie and EMT Matt Tuttle set up an “Amb-boo-lance” near Pinewood Furniture as part of Downtown Manchester’s Halloween Happenings. Matt and Rory gave out treats to...

Praise for EMS Service during and around the ING Marathon

The following combines two letters sent to Aetna and ASM under separate cover. I wanted to thank you and Aetna Ambulance/Ambulance Service of Manchester for the assistance and hard work put in for the ING Hartford Marathon, which was held on October 12, 2013. As you...

ASM Responds: Crash involving school bus reported in East Hartford

By Steven Yablonski, Managing Editor – WFSB EAST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – (Read the original WFSB article here) A crash involving a school bus was reported in East Hartford on Wednesday morning. Few details about the crash have been reported, but officials said the crash...