The entire team is thrilled to be NAAMTA accredited. Their stringent standards reinforce our daily commitment to provide the highest level of patient care and service. Our teams continually evaluate and identify ways we can provide outstanding, high quality, and safe patient care.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. September 16, 2018
Acute Air Ambulance has been awarded medical transport accreditation by National Accreditation Alliance of Medical Transport Applications (NAAMTA) for their fixed-wing medical transport. Acute Air Ambulance is a full-service air ambulance provider that is committed to providing each patient with an exceptional level of care and attention. NAAMTA performed a comprehensive review of administrative processes and policies, medical provisions, and facilities that focus on safety and medical industry best-practices. Awarding Acute Air Ambulance accreditation denotes compliance with this Quality Vanguard.
NAAMTA accreditation verifies that an organization meets or exceeds minimum standards of quality. The accreditation program is founded upon standards that focus on quality patient care and safety, while providing service-based consultative and educational processes, and established best practices. The NAAMTA Accreditation Standards identify criteria in all aspects of medical transport, including business policies, licensure, education, skills maintenance, communication, and safety.
Acute Air Ambulance is a full-service air ambulance provider that is committed to providing each patient with an exceptional level of care and attention. NAAMTA performed a comprehensive review of administrative processes and policies, medical provisions, and facilities that focus on safety and medical industry best-practices.
NAAMTA substantiates compliance through employee interviews, on-site evaluations, and process reviews, all of which were conducted using ISO 9001:2015 auditing guidelines. Throughout the process, Acute Air Ambulance exhibited proven compliance with each of the defined standards and excelled in demonstrated best practice procedures.
Amy Arndt, NAAMTA’s Operations Director said, “Throughout the Acute Air Ambulance accreditation processes, we witnessed strong team-work and dedication with a passion to adherence to the internationally recognized NAAMTA Standards through company policies, documented goals, and quality management practices and measurable accomplishments. The Acute Air Ambulance team demonstrates safety, quality in patient care, compassion toward patients and family members, with a remarkable synergy.”
Courtney Preston, Chief Operating Officer of Acute Air Ambulance stated, “The entire Acute Air Ambulance team is thrilled to be accredited by NAAMTA. Their stringent standards reinforce our everyday commitment to provide the highest level of care and service to our patients. Our medical and administrative teams continually evaluate and identify ways we can provide outstanding, high quality, and safe patient care.”
NAAMTA is an accreditation standard-bearer for the medical transport industry, offering procedures that include guidelines for developing a system focused on transport safety, patient care, quality management, and continuous improvement. NAAMTA is globally recognized for its ISO 9001:2015 QMS certification and the implementation of quality practices in their accreditation program. NAAMTA’s certified quality management system is audited annually by PRI Registrar, which is an ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board-approved Registrar accredited to certify organizations to a variety of management systems including ISO 9001.
NAAMTA has successfully made great strides in identifying key best practices to improve the standard of performance among EMS providers at national and global levels. Through a dynamic approach to auditing and a vast array of web-based reporting and learning tools for members, NAAMTA distinguishes itself as an accreditation source interested in providing services to their members and work toward the improvement of medical transportation practices.
About Acute Air Ambulance
The philosophy at Acute Air Ambulance is to provide a smooth, comfortable and stress-free transport for patients and their family while being cost effective.
Providing a cost-effective solution for your emergency air ambulance transportation needs is our specialty. We strive to give our patients the care they deserve while giving loved ones the peace-of-mind they desire.
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Acute Air Ambulance offers air ambulance services for those who are injured or sick while away from home, or if one should require emergency or non-emergency air transportation to a specialized hospital facility.
With the rising costs of air ambulance services, Acute Air Ambulance wishes to offer a qualified and affordable alternative to transporting ill patients all around the world. Fully licensed and insured, Acute Air Ambulance is committed to the specialized care for each and every patient with a comprehensive approach to their transport and medical care while in flight.
The medical staff consists of Paramedics, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Therapist, and Doctors. The medical team on board each flight can handle all of your BLS (basic life support), ACLS (advanced cardiac life support) and Critical care needs. Our medical team will stay by the patient’s side from beginning to end.
Roylen “Griff” Griffin
NAAMTA Executive Director
P.O. Box 111
American Fork, UT 84003
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