MedStar Mobile Healthcare is an administrative governmental agency formed through the creation of an Interlocal Government Cooperating Agreement between Fort Worth and 14 other member cities in North Central Texas. We are the exclusive emergency and non-emergency ambulance provider for the cities of Blue Mound, Burleson, Edgecliff Village, Forest Hill, Fort Worth, Haltom City, Haslet, Lakeside, Lake Worth, River Oaks, Saginaw, Sansom Park, Westover Hills, Westworth Village and White Settlement.
We are the recipient of the EMS World/NAEMT 2013 Paid EMS system of the Year, our leadership team members have been names EMS10 Innovators by JEMS Magazine twice and we are the only agency to be named an EMS10 Innovator by JEMS Magazine. MedStar was also named the EMS System of the Year by the Texas Department of State Health Services in 2010.
MedStar provides advanced life support ambulance service to 436 square miles and more than 936,000 residents and responds to over 135,000 calls a year with a fleet of 57 ambulances. MedStar is a high performance, high value Emergency Medical Services system, providing advanced clinical care with high economic efficiency.
We have developed and implemented several innovative programs with healthcare partners that have transformed MedStar fully as a Mobile Integrated Healthcare (MIH) provider, including super utilizer, readmission prevention, observational admission reduction, hospice revocation avoidance, 9-1-1 nurse triage programs and a partnership with home health agency. MedStar is also the author of the book “Mobile Integrated Healthcare – Approach to Implementation” published by Jones and Bartlett Publishing.
MedStar maintains accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services and our 9-1-1 Call Center is an Accredited Center of Excellence through the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch.