Northeast Louisiana Ambulance Service has signed on as Richardson Medical Center’s sole provider for ground transportation of patients to other hospitals requiring a higher level of care.
NELA’s contract with the hospital, located in Rayville, became effective on June 8. James Barrett, Jr., Richardson Medical Center’s CEO, signed the agreement on June 7.
NELA is now the sole provider for all hospitals and nursing homes in Richland Parish. The service has contracts with the parish’s three nursing homes and Richland Parish Hospital in Delhi.