BAPTIST’S PREFERRED AMBULANCE SERVICE PROVIDER
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.
- 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.
Priority Ambulance receives national Innovation in EMS Award from the American Ambulance Association for innovative collaboration with Baptist Memorial Health Care.
Baptist Ambulance expands 9-1-1 service through competitive bids to Attala County, MS and Tipton County, TN.
Baptist Ambulance has more than 350 EMTs, paramedics, dispatchers & support staff serving more than 50,000 patients each year with 65 ambulances and emergency vehicles.
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.
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.
Meet the Priority Ambulance Family of Companies
Priority Ambulance is a dynamic, rapidly growing company with current operations in 13 states. The company has been listed for four consecutive years on the Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies in America. More than half of the company’s 610,000 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 4,100 highly trained paramedics and EMTs staff a fleet of 830 state-of-the-art ambulances and support vehicles with the latest medical equipment and technology.
The Priority Ambulance family of companies has served and built trust in their communities for decades. We believe in the importance of preserving our companies’ legacies and cultures by keeping the leadership, company names and brands in place when they join our family. Each local operation is autonomous in its decision-making and is supported with additional capital, resources and expertise from the national leadership team, as well as its sister companies.