Priority Ambulance vehicles, staff to assist in Hurricane Irma evacuation

More than 45 EMS personnel and 23 vehicles from across Priority Ambulance’s Southeast footprint have traveled to Florida to assist in the relief efforts from Hurricane Irma. “My thoughts are with our crews who have deployed to the second hurricane relief effort within a week,” said Priority Ambulance CEO Bryan Gibson. “Our crews from throughout our footprint have put into … Read More

Medshore Ambulance Service receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award

Medshore Ambulance Service has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) the deadliest type of heart attack caused by a blockage of blood flow to the heart that … Read More

Honoring the legacy of an EMS pioneer

Priority Ambulance and Central EMS were deeply saddened to lose one of their own in May. Melvin Hunter was a pioneer and regional leader in the EMS field in Georgia and was the owner of several EMS companies before joining our team. “Melvin was a well-respected visionary,” Priority Ambulance CEO Bryan Gibson said. “He was one of the first and … Read More

SCHOOL BUS SAFETY IS BACK-TO-SCHOOL NECESSITY

With the start to another school year, children will be back in the classroom and on the road. More than 26 million elementary and secondary school students across the United States begin and end their day on a school bus. Many parents don’t realize, however, that the greater danger for their children lies not in the ride but traveling to … Read More