Priority Ambulance receives national EMS Award for Innovation in EMS, Patient and Employee Safety Programs

Priority Ambulance, the nation’s fastest-growing private ambulance service company, has been named the national AMBY Award winner by the American Ambulance Association in two categories: Innovation in EMS and Patient and Employee Safety Programs. The Innovation in EMS award stems from Priority’s innovative collaboration with Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation, one of the country’s largest not-for-profit health care systems, to … Read More

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

Priority Ambulance promotes Eric Messer to vice president of ambulance operations

New operations managers hired for Memphis, Booneville Priority Ambulance has promoted Eric Messer to vice president of operations to serve its ambulance contract with Baptist Memorial Health Care facilities and oversee operations in its Alabama footprint. Priority Ambulance began serving the facilities in the greater Memphis area on April 1 and Baptist Memorial Hospital-Booneville on June 1 using Baptist-branded vehicles. … Read More

Priority Ambulance to begin serving Baptist Memorial Hospital-Booneville

  Baptist Memorial Hospital-Booneville announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Priority Ambulance to provide patient medical transport services to the hospital. Priority Ambulance will staff Baptist-branded ambulances and manage all medical transport operations for interfacility transports and transfers from the Northern Mississippi facility, as well as serve as the emergency 911 service for Prentiss County beginning … Read More

Priority Ambulance to host job fairs to hire 60 EMTs, paramedics in greater Memphis area

  Priority Ambulance is seeking to hire approximately 60 EMTs and paramedics to serve its recently announced expansion into the greater Memphis area. The new personnel will staff ambulances providing medical transport services to Baptist Memorial Health Care facilities. Priority Ambulance will host several hiring events to meet the immediate need. Interviews and contingent offers will be completed onsite. The … Read More

Baptist Memorial Health Care partners with Priority Ambulance for pediatric ambulance, interfacility transports

Baptist Memorial Health Care based in Memphis, Tennessee, today announced a partnership with Priority Ambulance for transport services between Baptist hospitals. This partnership will allow Baptist to provide a specialized pediatric ambulance to the Spence and Becky Wilson Baptist Children’s Hospital. Priority Ambulance will coordinate Baptist’s ambulance services in the greater Memphis area. “We are excited about the growth in … Read More