John Brophy, VPO for Baptist Ambulance, Earns Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership

The Priority Ambulance Family of Companies is pleased to announce that Vice President of Operations John Brophy has successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation in Organizational Leadership from Concordia University in Chicago.  Before joining the Priority Ambulance Family of Companies as Vice President of Operations for Baptist Ambulance, John held EMS leadership positions in administration, operations, and communications, including Director of … Read More

Holiday Safety Tips

As the temperatures dip and twinkle lights start to appear, it’s a sure sign that the holiday season has begun. The Priority Ambulance family of companies, a leading provider of emergency medical services, is encouraging all to prioritize safety to help make this year’s holiday season a safe and happy one.  To help ensure a “healthy” holiday, Priority offers these … Read More

Telehealth Awareness Week Celebration

Priority OnDemand and OnDemand Visit are proud to join the nationwide Telehealth Awareness Week celebration from September 17th to 23rd. This annual observance highlights the critical role of telehealth in expanding access to quality healthcare, improving patient outcomes, and enhancing overall convenience. Telehealth has emerged as a transformative force in healthcare delivery, underscoring its significance during the COVID-19 Public Health … Read More

Baptist Ambulance & Tipton County Fire Department Recognized for Life-Saving Interventions During Cardiac Arrest

TIPTON, Tenn. (September 7, 2023)— At a meeting of the Tipton County General Welfare Committee, Baptist Ambulance and Tipton County Fire Department members were recognized for their swift actions during a cardiac arrest call earlier this year. Fire Chief Jon Piercy presented lifesaving awards to the Baptist Ambulance crew, Paramedic Shania Perry, AEMT Heather Wells, and Tipton County Fire Department … Read More

Baptist Ambulance rolls out 911 telehealth and treat-in-place under new program for TennCare patients

Innovative program will help ease ER overcrowding, generate millions in TennCare savings CORDOVA, Tenn. – Baptist Ambulance announced today that it has begun providing telehealth visits this week to TennCare patients who call 911 with low-acuity injuries or illnesses in Tipton, Obion and Carroll counties under a new TennCare program that allows first responders to treat non-urgent patients on-scene. The … Read More

Baptist Ambulance Paramedic Fulfills Dream of Giving Back to his Community

KOSCIUSKO, Miss. (January 19, 2023)— Dreams do come true. Just ask Baptist Ambulance Paramedic Harrison “Webb” Roberts, whose childhood dream of giving back to his community came true when he earned his paramedic certification. Roberts has been a member of the Baptist Ambulance team since June 2020, when he applied to be an ambulance driver. Soon thereafter, he enrolled at … Read More

Priority Ambulance appears on Inc. 5000 Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for fifth consecutive year

KNOXVILLE, Tenn ( Aug. 16, 2022) –Inc. magazine revealed today that Priority Ambulance earned a place for the fifth consecutive year on the prestigious  Inc. 5000 list, a respected ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Founded in 2014, Priority Ambulance has been recognized on the Inc. 5000 list every year that it has been eligible. “Through the impactful, … Read More

Baptist Ambulance, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City hosts touch-a-truck, community event at the Discovery Park of America on Friday, July 1

Event offers ambulance tours, CPR training, bouncy house and more Baptist Ambulance and Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City invite the public to a community event at Discovery Park of America in STEM Landing on July 1, 2022, from 2-5 p.m. Children can explore an ambulance and be deputized as a “junior paramedic”, learn hands-only CPR, participate in a coloring station while … Read More

Priority Ambulance’s Tennessee operations sponsor Tennessee Ambulance Service Association

Priority Ambulance’s Tennessee operations sponsored the lunch at the Tennessee Ambulance Service Association’s Mid-Winter Leadership Conference. Priority Ambulance is the largest ambulance provider in the state of Tennessee represented by Priority Ambulance in East Tennessee and greater Knoxville area, Puckett EMS in Southeast Tennessee and greater Chattanooga area, First Call Ambulance in Middle Tennessee and greater Nashville area and Baptist … Read More