First Care Acquires Mercy Health Medical Transport

Posted on: April 1, 2017
Tags: Acquisitions

CINCINNATI, Ohio (April 1, 2017)—Officials at First Care Medical Services and Mercy Health Medical Transport, both private ambulance companies, today announced that First Care Medical Services has acquired the assets and operations of Mercy Health Medical Transport.  The purchase agreement was signed on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, and the transaction was completed on March 20, 2017.  The merger of the two companies further expands First Care’s leadership position in Southwest Ohio.


Dennis Young, President of First Care, stated: “The acquisition of Mercy Health Medical Transport fits perfectly into our company’s growth strategy.  By merging with First Care, the resources of Mercy Health Medical Transport are now combined with our fleet of over 100 vehicles and approximately 300 dedicated employees. First Care is clearly the leading ambulance service company and is uniquely qualified to serve the medical transportation needs of the patients of Mercy Health and other healthcare providers in Southwest Ohio.”


First Care Medical Services is a leading provider of emergency and non-emergency medical transportation services in the communities it serves. First Care is based in Cincinnati, Ohio and has operations in Dayton and Toledo, Ohio.