About

EXPERIENCE THE BAPTIST
AMBULANCE DIFFERENCE

Baptist Ambulance supports Baptist Memorial Health Care’s patient transportation services by providing leading technologies and compassionate care for every patient. With advanced vehicles and the latest in medical transport technologies, our highly trained EMTs and paramedics support exceptional clinical care for patients in need of medical transportation to or from Baptist facilities. Baptist Ambulance is a proud member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies and is a separate entity from the Baptist Memorial Health Care system.




COMPANY HISTORY

  • MARCH 2017
    Baptist Memorial Health Care based in Memphis, TN, announces partnership with Priority Ambulance for transport services between Baptist hospitals.
  • DECEMBER 2017
    Priority Ambulance completes integration in an initial 10 Baptist hospitals and six 9-1-1 communities.
  • AUGUST 2018
    Priority Ambulance receives national Innovation in EMS Award from the American Ambulance Association for innovative collaboration with Baptist Memorial Health Care.
  • 2020
    Baptist Ambulance expands 9-1-1 service through competitive bids to Attala County, MS and Tipton County, TN.
  • TODAY
    Baptist Ambulance transports approximately 50,000 patients annually with more than 65 ambulances in our fleet.
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About

The Fastest-Growing National Ambulance Company in the Country

Priority Ambulance is a dynamic, rapidly growing company with current operations in 10 states. The company has twice made Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies in America. Since the company started in 2014, Priority Ambulance has expanded through new business wins, acquisitions and de novo startups. Priority Ambulance is well-capitalized and supported by Enhanced Healthcare Partners, a private equity firm focused exclusively on investing in the health care industry.

More than half of the company’s 430,000 annual patient transports are in response to a public call to 9-1-1, while the balance of our transports originate through requests from health care facilities. Throughout its national service area, approximately 2,900 highly trained paramedics and EMTs staff a fleet of 554 state-of-the-art ambulances and support vehicles with the latest medical equipment and technology.

Service Area

Baptist Ambulance serves Baptist Memorial Hospital and medical facilities in the greater Memphis area and Baptist Hospitals in Mississippi and West Tennessee. Operational hubs include Carroll, Obion, Tipton and Shelby counties in Tennessee, and Calhoun, Lafayette, Prentiss, Union, Lowndes, Attala and DeSoto counties in Mississippi.

Corporate Values

Trust built with communities, medical facility partners, patients and employees is at the heart of our company. We build that trust by infusing into every aspect our core values of S.A.F.E – Safe. Accountable. Friendly. Efficient. When we deliver on our core values, our customers experience the key attributes of service and quality care that present as our employees being professional, courteous and on-time. The consistent delivery of this service over time builds the trust of our community members and customers that is essential to our success as a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies.

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LEADERSHIP TEAM


ERIC MESSERVice President OPERATIONS
Justin CookDirector of Operations Rural West Tennessee
Angela MabryOperations Manager Shelby and Tipton counties
Todd ApplewhiteOperations Manager Lafayette Calhoun & Attala Counties
Tracey MorelandOperations Manager Booneville
JADA COKEROperations Manager New Albany
JENNIFER LAMBCOMMUNICATIONS Manager
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Meet the Priority Ambulance Family of Companies

For three consecutive years, the Priority Ambulance family of
companies has earned a ranking on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America. We’re proud to be counted among the nation’s top growers, achieving three-year revenue growth of 184% to qualify for the 2019 ranking period. Only one in four companies that make the Inc. 5000 list are recognized multiple years. We are honored and will continue to pursue growth through exceptional service delivery and patient care for years to come.

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