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

Priority Ambulance hires Amanda Shell Jennings as director of marketing and communications

Priority Ambulance has hired Amanda Shell Jennings as director of marketing and communications to manage internal and external communications throughout the company’s national footprint. Jennings will create and implement communications strategies and manage the company brand throughout the eight-state service area. Jennings has provided marketing and public relations support for the company since its founding in 2014 in her role … Read More

Dennis Rowe begins term as president of national EMS association

Dennis Rowe, a corporate leader at Priority Ambulance, began a two-year term as president of the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), effective Jan. 1, 2017. “At Priority Ambulance, we are honored to have industry leaders in our company who will help shape the future of emergency medical services (EMS),” Priority Ambulance CEO Bryan Gibson said. “NAEMT is the … Read More

Seals Ambulance to provide 911 emergency response for City of Greenwood

The City of Greenwood has contracted with Seals Ambulance to provide emergency ambulance service for all 9-1-1 calls within Greenwood’s fire protection district’s limits for the next four years, effective Dec. 14, 2016. The contract has been approved by the Board of Public Works & Safety, Greenwood Mayor Mark Myers and Greenwood Fire Chief Darin Hoggatt. “Seals Ambulance is a … Read More

Priority Ambulance announces intent to purchase Medshore Ambulance

Priority Ambulance, a national company headquartered in East Tennessee, announced today its intention to acquire Medshore Ambulance Service, which provides emergency and nonemergency medical transport services to more than 100,000 patients in South Carolina each year.

Priority Ambulance CEO thanks Central EMS employees for Hurricane Matthew evacuation

Dear Central EMS employees, During the Hurricane Matthew evacuation a few weeks ago, I was incredibly impressed by the fast, efficient response of Central EMS during the evacuation of medical facilities in the area. You showed admirable professionalism and calm. Central EMS evacuated more than 80 patients from southern Georgia and returned them safely to these facilities once the danger … Read More

Maricopa Ambulance hires management team, starts operations in Maricopa County

Maricopa Ambulance announced today the hiring of its local management team and is actively seeking paramedics, EMTs, dispatchers and nurses. Medical transport to area hospitals and medical facilities will begin in early October. Jason Payne, an emergency medical services manager with more than 20 years of experience in local ambulance operations, joins the Maricopa Ambulance team as director of operations. … Read More

New business spotlight: Priority Ambulance

This article originally appeared in the Greater Knoxville Business Journal in July 2016.  New Business Spotlight focuses on local businesses that have existed for one to five years. This month’s spotlight is on Priority Ambulance. CEO Bryan Gibson introduces his company in Q&A form. Q: What is Priority Ambulance and what was the genesis of the company? A: Priority Ambulance … 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