Advanced Lifeline Respiratory Services (ALRS) provides ventilator and respiratory care services to individuals on life support systems in the long term care setting. ALRS specializes in operating ventilator programs in skilled nursing facilities. ALRS programs have proven highly successful in providing excellent care and favorable outcomes in a more cost effective setting. ALRS focuses on the complete program and provides a total approach to implementing and operating a ventilator program. Program development, policies and procedures, staffing, supplies, equipment, training, and support for marketing, billing and quality assurance are integral parts of ALRS's services.