Aeromedevac Achieves NAAMTA Medical Transport Accreditation

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Aeromedevac Air Ambulance demonstrated compliance to each of the defined standards and excelled in identifying best practice procedures. NAAMTA verified compliance through employee interviews, on-site evaluations, and process reviews, all of which were conducted using ISO 9001:2015 auditing guidelines.

“Aeromedevac clearly demonstrated their commitment to providing quality patient care and transport safety, . . .Each employee reflected a personal investment in fulfilling their role with an intense level of professionalism, yet treating each transport as if it were for a family member.

Aeromedevac Air Ambulance has been awarded medical transport accreditation by National Accreditation Alliance of Medical Transport Applications (NAAMTA). Aeromedevac provides medical transport services that focus on safety and best practices. Following a comprehensive audit by NAAMTA of administrative processes and policies, medical practices, and facilities, Aeromedevac achieved accreditation for their fixed wing program. Accreditation verifies that an organization meets or exceeds minimum standards of quality.

The NAAMTA 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. NAAMTA accreditation is recognized as a symbol of quality by industry peers, third-party payers, medical organizations, liability insurance companies, state and federal agencies and by the public.

The NAAMTA Accreditation Standards identify criteria in all aspects of medical transport, including business policies, licensure, education, skills maintenance, communication, safety, etc. Through the accreditation process, Aeromedevac Air Ambulance demonstrated compliance to each of the defined standards and excelled in identifying best practice procedures. NAAMTA verified compliance through employee interviews, on-site evaluations, and process reviews, all of which were conducted using ISO 9001:2015 auditing guidelines.

Amy Arndt, NAAMTA’s Operations Director said, “Aeromedevac clearly demonstrated their commitment to providing quality patient care and transport safety through compliance to the NAAMTA Standards. We observed processes and evidence of compliance for planning, goal setting, and measurement of program goals and objectives. Each employee reflected a personal investment in fulfilling their role with an intense level of professionalism, yet treating each transport as if it were for a family member."

Adam Williams, President of Aeromedevac stated, “We are excited to achieve NAAMTA accreditation. It is another validation of our high standards when it comes to superior care of patients and customers. I am proud of our entire organization and their continuing commitment to these standards.”

About NAAMTA

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 Aeromedevac

Established in 1992, Aeromedevac has more than 25 years’ experience as an air ambulance provider. Aeromedevac has maintained operations continuously, with no history of aviation or medical incidents. Our aircraft are dedicated to air ambulance service and our medical staff are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Based in San Diego, California, Aeromedevac responds throughout the World and the USA to medically transport patients to and from destinations throughout the West and Mountain States of the USA. San Diego is the gateway city of the Southwest USA to Mexico, especially the resort cities of western Mexico and Baja Mexico. Aeromedevac has annual authority from the Mexican government for international air ambulance service from Mexico, to the USA and Canada.

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