One Year at Baptist: Integration key to ambulance service success

When the first Baptist-branded ambulances rolled into Memphis on April 1, 2017, it was the culmination of months of work developing a uniquely, integrated system that would ultimately streamline processes and increase efficiencies in patient transfers throughout Baptist Memorial Health Care’s hospitals and six 9-1-1 service areas in Tennessee and Mississippi. In March 2017, Priority Ambulance signed a master services … Read More

Baptist Ambulance donates three AEDs to Booneville Fire Department

Fire Department to begin providing medical first response on April 1 The Baptist Ambulance service in Booneville recently presented the Booneville Fire Department with three automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) to be placed on each of its rescue units. On April 1, the Booneville Fire Department will use the AEDs and other equipment to begin providing first response to medical calls … Read More


The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), in partnership with the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), is proud to announce this year’s EMS STRONG campaign theme: STRONGER TOGETHER. The annual EMS STRONG campaign provides opportunities to recognize the emergency medical services (EMS) community, enhance and strengthen the profession on a national level, and expand and celebrate National EMS … Read More

Josh Shore promoted to General Manager of Medshore Ambulance

Medshore Ambulance announced today the promotion of Josh Shore to general manager of Medshore Ambulance. Shore has served as operations manager for the Anderson region for the past four years, and his family is the founder of the largest private ambulance service in South Carolina. “Josh has worked to build Medshore since he started with the company when he was … Read More

Maricopa Ambulance now responding to 9-1-1 calls in the City of Scottsdale

  On Saturday at 8 a.m., a new ambulance provider Maricopa Ambulance began responding to emergency medical calls within the City of Scottsdale city limits. “We have been working closely with Maricopa Ambulance’s leadership team to plan every detail of this transition,” said Scottsdale Fire Department Chief Tom Shannon. “We are certain that the transition of service will be seamless and … Read More

Scottsdale City Council unanimously selects Maricopa Ambulance as ambulance service partner

The Scottsdale City Council unanimously voted to select Maricopa Ambulance as its ambulance service partner on December 4 following a competitive bid process. Pending final negotiations, the three-year contract will begin in February 2018 with the option for two additional three-year renewals. “The City of Scottsdale conducted a thorough, competitive bid process that enabled the selection of the best possible … Read More

Regional operational restructuring to position Priority Ambulance for continued growth

In 2017, Priority Ambulance’s national family of companies more than doubled in size now serving more than 350,000 patients annually and expanded its footprint to include a nine-state network. To position the company for continued growth in 2018 and beyond, the company today announced a restructuring of its operational team that would transfer operational oversight to newly-created Regional Presidents and … Read More

National Trauma Institute appoints Priority Ambulance’s Dennis Rowe to Board of Directors

The National Trauma Institute (NTI) recently elected five new members to its Board of Directors, including Priority Ambulance Director of New Business Integration Dennis Rowe who will serve as the liaison member from the National Association of EMTs (NAEMT). NTI is a national nonprofit organization that advocates for increased federal funding for trauma research and research infrastructure to reduce death … Read More