Priority Ambulance welcomes National EMS in Georgia to national family of companies

Priority Ambulance announced today that National EMS will join the company’s national family of companies. National EMS based in Conyers, Ga., provides emergency and non-emergency ambulance service to more than 33,000 patients annually in four Georgia counties. “National EMS has found a partner in Priority Ambulance that will allow our company to continue its mission of exceeding expectations of excellence … Read More

Priority Ambulance shares fireworks safety tips for Independence Day

Sparklers, firecrackers and Roman candles are a traditional part of Fourth of July and Independence Day celebrations and gatherings. But fireworks also are dangerous explosives that cause millions of dollars in property damage and nearly 10,000 emergency room visits nationally each year. Fireworks also are illegal in many counties, including Knox and Blount. Director Dennis Rowe offers safety tips to … Read More

Priority Ambulance hires Alan Smith as West Regional President

Priority Ambulance today announced that Alan Smith has joined the company as West Regional President. Smith began in his career in EMS 35 years ago spending 20 years in the industry. After spending the next two decades honing his marketing and management skills in the shipping and health care technology industries, he has returned to his EMS roots to oversee … 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


The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), in partnership with the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), is proud to announce this year’s EMS STRONG campaign theme: STRONGER TOGETHER. The annual EMS STRONG campaign provides opportunities to recognize the emergency medical services (EMS) community, enhance and strengthen the profession on a national level, and expand and celebrate National EMS … Read More

Josh Shore promoted to General Manager of Medshore Ambulance

Medshore Ambulance announced today the promotion of Josh Shore to general manager of Medshore Ambulance. Shore has served as operations manager for the Anderson region for the past four years, and his family is the founder of the largest private ambulance service in South Carolina. “Josh has worked to build Medshore since he started with the company when he was … Read More