Building Pathways for Innovative Staffing Solutions and Career Growth, Priority’s International Paramedic Program Celebrates Paramedic Graduates

KNOXVILLE, TN. (August 21 2023)— The staffing crisis for EMS personnel throughout the country has been a constant reminder of the fragility of the workforce since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. With studies from the American Ambulance Association showing turnover rates for the EMS industry near 36 percent, Priority Ambulance and its national family of companies have remained at … Read More

Xiomara Chevas Joins Priority Ambulance Family of Companies as Human Resource Business Partner for National EMS

Priority Ambulance is pleased to announce that Xiomara Chevas has joined the company as Human Resource Business Partner for National EMS. In her new role, Xiomara will oversee day-to-day human resources activities, including developing and overseeing the effective recruiting, screening, hiring, orientation, and onboarding programs for National EMS. Additionally, she will assist support staff with all coaching, discipline, and performance … Read More

Guardian Ambulance Celebrates 100% Success Rate as Students Pass
EMT Academy

Florence, SC (August 8, 2023) – Guardian Ambulance, a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies, is proud to announce that students enrolled in the March EMT Academy, facilitated by Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC), have successfully passed the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Psychomotor Examination. The graduation ceremony took place in June, marking a significant achievement for … Read More

On a Mission for Safer Roads: Priority OnDemand Backs Stop On Red Week to Promote Intersection Safety

KNOXVILLE, TN (August 07, 2023)— Beginning August 7, Priority OnDemand and the family of companies at Priority Ambulance will join communities nationwide to observe Stop On Red Week. Established by the Federal Highway Administration in 1995, this nationally recognized campaign serves as a vital educational strategy to reduce the severity of traffic collisions.  “Many of the traffic collisions that we … Read More

Priority OnDemand Raises Awareness for
Drowning Prevention Day

Knoxville, TN (July 18, 2023) – As temperatures continue to rise in what could be a record setting summer, families across the nation are flocking to the water to beat the heat. Priority OnDemand and its family of companies at Priority Ambulance are educating communities on the importance of water safety. In observance of Drowning Prevention Day on July 25th, … Read More

Priority Ambulance Announces Accelerated 10-Week EMT Class

Knoxville, Tennessee (July 12, 2023) – Priority Ambulance, a division of Priority OnDemand, is now accepting applications for its highly anticipated accelerated 10-week Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) class. The program is presented in partnership with Roane State Community College’s continuing education department. Classes begin August 21, 2023. This EMT Academy opportunity is available to motivated and committed candidates to embark … Read More

Greg Shore, Founder of Medshore Ambulance, Named Recipient of Duke Energy Citizenship and Service Award

ANDERSON, SC (July 03, 2023) — Medshore Ambulance announced today that its founder, Greg Shore, was named the 2022 Duke Energy Citizenship and Service Award recipient at this year’s Anderson County Area Chamber of Commerce meeting. The Duke Energy Citizenship and Service Award recognizes an individual or organization demonstrating outstanding volunteerism and community service. Recipients of the award are recognized … Read More

First Call Ambulance begins 9-1-1 ambulance service in Humphreys County

Nashville, TN (June 30, 2023) –  First Call Ambulance, a member of the Priority OnDemand family of companies, officially launched operations in Humphreys County on Friday, June 30, 2023.  First Call was awarded the exclusive contract to provide 9-1-1- and nonemergency ambulance services to the 19,000 citizens of Humphrey’s County earlier this month.  First Call has an extensive regional presence … Read More

Priority OnDemand Medical Professional Experts Weigh in on Heat Related Illnesses

KNOXVILLE, TN (June 30, 2023)—The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recorded last summer as the third hottest summer in more than 128 years. As temperatures continue to rise in what could be another record-setting blistering season, Priority OnDemand, a national leader in EMS and medical transportation, supported by its OnDemand Visit team of healthcare professionals, weigh in on what you … Read More