This is the infamous MAHOPS patch I wrote about earlier.
Let's review, counter-clockwise from top left:
Emerson -- gone
Holyoke Hospital -- gone
Lawrence General Hospital -- Active
Greater Lowell (aka Saints) -- Active
Milford 2181 -- gone
Caritas Norwood -- gone
Southshore Hospital -- gone
UMassMemorial -- Active
That's five out of eight hospital-based ALS units out of business since 2005, when this patch was created.
I could have included the Natick-based MetroWest Medical Center unit that was shut down just prior to this patch's conception, or UMass's ALS-2 out of Marlboro Hospital, which closed in 2000 or 2001 (I forget). If we REALLY wanted to round out the roster of shuttered non-transport, hospital-based services we could include the likes of St. Lukes in New Bedford and NSP-1 out of Lahey Clinic in Burlington.
I'm tempted to include the paramedic unit out of the Jordan Hospital in Plymouth, but I think that would just be piling on as, from my understanding, that was a partnership between the hospital and AMR.
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