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About HEMSI

hemsi-buildingHEMSI (Huntsville Emergency Medical Services, Inc.) is Madison County’s 501(c)3/not-for-profit ambulance service provider offering world-class service and the highest standards of care.

Mission – To provide timely, high-quality emergency medical treatment, comfort, and transport to all patients.

Vision – HEMSI will be a nationally recognized model for high-performance emergency medical services.

HEMSI Highlights

  • Serves more than 350,000 residents
  • Covers over 1,000 square miles of Huntsville-Madison County, Alabama
  • Provides premiere emergency medical transportation
  • Offer many other community-enhancing servicesoScheduled specialized handicap services
    • Scheduled specialized handicap services
    • Lifeline home medical alert systems
    • Additional home care services 
    • Support for non-profit community events at no cost
    • On-site sporting events care
    • Numerous philanthropic projects and events every year

None of HEMSI's funding comes from taxes or any other publically funded source.

  • 90% of funds come from patient transport fees
  • 10% from stand-bys, contracts, and miscellaneous sources