Thursday, October 14, 2010

Silver Creek files report on sub-standard ambulance care

We just received a report named Errors and Omissions of Coloma-Pride care Ambulance Service For Performance Of It's Contract With C/VBESA

Incidents in 2010 where other Ambulance Services were dispatched by Cass County E-911 because Coloma/Pride did not have any unit available in area.
August3 2010 Middle Crossing Road Life Care dispatched because Coloma was not available.
July 17 Garrett and M-62 Sister Lakes and Life Care dispatched because no Coloma Ambulance available.
July 8 Warren Drive Life Care dispatched
June 21 SLAS responded to a call because Coloma did not have proper equipment for treatment on the scene.
Feb 25 SLAS called because Coloma Ambulance was doing transports.
Jan 14 Slas dispatched to Roth Road in Wayne Township because no Coloma unit available.
More available tomorrow. Well it seems that the contract Coloma Ambulance signed has not been followed. You get what you pay for. It seems that our free ambulance service has not been what we promised.
More from this report to follow tomorrow, one being an 11 minute response time from Coloma Ambulance.
11 Minutes for a respond time is to long for someone having a heart attack or another life threatening injury.
We contacted City Manager Kevin Anderson a member of the board and was told that he just received this report and had no comment.


  1. Its my understanding that the U.S. Attorney general has fined Pridecare $75,000 along with patient reimbursment. Does anyone have more details on this? Its nice if millage dollars are being used to pay fines by pridecare.

  2. Is it true that pridecare cant pay for their fuel bills and are now going all the way to cassopolis to get fuel?

  3. Is it true that Pridecare has broken or missing equipment when they show up on the scence of accidents?

  4. Is it true that township and city officials are not being charged for services by pridecare and that is why they voted to use pridecare?

    1. This is what the word is.