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

Priority Ambulance shares safety tips for trick-or-treaters

There is candy on the shelves, pumpkins on door steps and leaves on the ground which can only mean Halloween is just around the corner. As families plan for costume parties and trick-or-treating, Priority Ambulance offers safety tips to ensure everyone enjoys a safe and happy Halloween. Halloween is the second most-popular family holiday with an estimated 172 million children … Read More

Baptist Ambulance begins providing 911 ambulance response to Tipton County, Tennessee on July 1

Baptist Ambulance began responding to all 9-1-1 calls within Tipton County, Tennessee, on Wednesday, July 1. The Tipton County Commission selected Baptist Ambulance to provide exclusive 911 emergency ambulance service to the county through a competitive request for proposal process earlier this year. “Emergency ambulatory transport is an essential and vital service that is critical to the well-being of all … Read More

Tranzonic Companies donates N95 masks to Priority Ambulance

Tranzonic Companies donated a supply of N95 masks to EMTs and paramedics at Priority Ambulance who are on the front lines treating patients. The N95 masks are part of the personal protective equipment (PPE) recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during transport of patients with potential infectious disease, such as COVID-19. “Our team is working around … Read More

Priority Ambulance Appears on the Inc. 5000 Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the Second Consecutive Year

Fastest-growing ambulance company on the list with three-year revenue growth of 248 percent Inc. magazine today revealed that Priority Ambulance is No. 1,654 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Priority Ambulance is once again the highest-ranking private ambulance company on the list with 248 percent revenue growth over a three-year … Read More

Priority Ambulance, LLC ranks No. 521 on the 2018 Inc. 5000

NEW YORK, August 15, 2018 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Priority Ambulance is No. 521 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, … Read More

Practice fireworks safety, know the law on 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. “Every year, we see an increase in … Read More

Priority Ambulance reminds swimmers, boaters to stay safe Memorial Day weekend

As East Tennesseans flock to area pools and lakes this Memorial Day weekend, Knoxville-based Priority Ambulance reminds everyone to recognize the signs of drowning and always watch children during water activities and sports. While the perception is that drowning victims thrash in the water or call for help, the reality is that drowning is known as the “silent killer.” Victims … Read More

Priority Ambulance trains more than 100 residents to ‘Stop the Bleed,’ donates bleeding control kits to all Loudon County schools

Priority Ambulance and Fort Loudoun Medical Center observed the national “Stop the Bleed” initiative last week with training events and donations that targeted Loudon County schools and the general public. In total, more than 100 Loudon County community members were trained in lifesaving bleeding control techniques, including 41 teachers who serve as a medical first response team at each high … Read More

Priority Ambulance to provide free bleeding control classes, donates bleeding control kits to all schools in Loudon County

In recognition of National Stop the Bleed Day on March 31, Priority Ambulance, in conjunction with Fort Loudoun Medical Center, will donate a bleeding control kit to every school in Loudon County and provide free training for students, schoolteachers and the public, as part of the lifesaving Stop the Bleed initiative. “Everyone should know what to do in a medical … Read More