American Medical Response, also known as AMR, is one of the leading medical transportation companies in the United States. It provides ambulance services to more than 4 million people each year. The company operates the Northwest, Northern California, Southwest and Hawaii, Central, South, Atlantic Coast and Northeast divisions. Founded in 1992, American Medical Response offers emergency dispatch services, nonemergency transportation solutions and community education programs. It has expertise in regulatory compliance. The company offers emergency calling services in the cases of medical emergencies, vehicle accidents, and floods and fires. American Medical Response serves emergency medical services agencies, hospitals, nursing homes, insurance companies and individual patients. It maintains a staff of more than 18,500 people.