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Salem travel help company acquires Colo. firm

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July 22. 2014 7:37PM

SALEM — On Call International, which provides a customized corporate travel assistance programs, announced Tuesday it had acquired Rescue Nurse International.

On Call said it had enjoyed a close collaboration with the Denver company for years and that the acquisition was expected to enhance patient care and streamline service delivery.

“Having benefitted from RNI’s exceptional delivery of medical escort services to our members for years, we decided to integrate their team with ours to further strengthen our services,” said Michael J. Kelly, CEO of On Call International, in a prepared statement.

For nearly 20 years, On Call has provided fully customized travel assistance plans protecting millions of travelers, their families and the companies they work for.

Founded in 2008, RNI is a worldwide medical transport company that provides 24-hour basic and advance care for patients requiring evacuation and/or repatriation for non-critical, stabilized medical conditions.

“We are delighted to join such a well-recognized organization within the travel assistance industry,” said Gaby Bartusiak, founder of Rescue Nurse International. “After years of working closely with On Call, this acquisition was the next logical step for our two companies.”

A company spokesman didn’t provide figures on the number of employees at each company.

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