Elmhurst Hospital Center Selects New York Merchants Protective Co. for Comprehensive Fire Alarm Services

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New agreement includes 24/7 alarm maintenance and a full-time technician stationed at the hospital.

This, combined with substantial number of incoming patients, plus the sensitivity of highly advanced medical equipment, is why EHC demands the comprehensive Fire Services provided by New York Merchants Protective.

In an all-inclusive new agreement, one of the busiest hospitals in New York City will now receive 24/7 Fire Alarm Services and full-time, in-house maintenance from New York Merchants Protective Co.

Elmhurst Hospital Center has selected NYMPC to be the sole provider of Fire Alarm Services at its newly renovated, eleven-story facility in Elmhurst, Queens County, New York. In addition NYMPC will station a full-time technician at the hospital.

Offering unparalleled on-site supervision and expertise, the NYMPC technician will be stationed at the location 40 hours a week and will be a direct point of contact to building-operations staff, health professionals and NYMPC's 24/7 monitoring center.

"By providing in-house services, we are introducing an unprecedented level of Fire Safety at Elmhurst Hospital Center," says Eric Wahrsager, VP of marketing and development of NYMPC.

"The facility staffs some of the best medical professionals in the world," says Wahrsager. "This, combined with substantial number of incoming patients, plus the sensitivity of highly advanced medical equipment, is why EHC demands the comprehensive Fire Services provided by New York Merchants Protective."

A Level I Trauma Center, Elmhurst Medical Center receives more than 600,000 ambulatory care visits a year, as well as nearly 200,000 emergency room visits. The hospital has 525 in-patient beds and is the premiere health care organization for surgery, cardiology, women's health, pediatrics, and rehabilitation medicine, among many others services.

The agreement marks the second partnership this year between NYMPC and New York City Health and Hospital Corporation - Queens Health Network. In September, NYMPC announced it would be the sole provider of Fire Alarm Service and Monitoring at the Queens Hospital Center in Jamaica, New York.

About New York Merchants Protective Co., Inc.
New York Merchants Protective Co., Inc. installs, services and monitors security and fire systems for over 70,000 locations nationwide and has been doing so since 1910. Protecting over $100 BILLION DOLLARS in property and assets, Approved by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and Certified as a "Five-Diamond Central Station" by the Central Station Alarm Association, NYMPC is ranked as the 37th largest security company in the United States by SDM Magazine.

Comprehensive services include 24/7 customized monitoring, closed-circuit TV systems, remote video and environmental control monitoring, wireless medical alarms and industrial process monitoring, among many others. NYMPC's fire alarm system capabilities include a wide range of services including advanced fire detection, manual pull stations, sprinkler water flow and tamper devices, as well as voice evacuation systems.

For more information on NYMPC or any of its services, call 1-888-NYMP-911 or visit http://www.nympc.com.

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