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Joseph F. Vitale

Virtua explores options to fight Cooper's Camden EMS deal

Camden's longtime paramedic services provider is exploring options to fight legislation signed by Gov. Chris Christie that will allow Cooper University Hospital to take over emergency medical services in the city. The legislation signed by Christie on Monday will give Cooper control over life support services currently provided by a competitor, Marlton-based Virtua Health System. "We are extremely disappointed that Governor Chris Christie signed the controversial Emergency Medical Services bill," Virtua President and CEO Richard P. Miller said in a statement. "We will explore all options, including the possibility of litigation, and will provide additional...