Chandler Fire Department introduces new 9-1-1 ambulance partner, unveils new custom-built ambulance fleet, system upgrades

Maricopa Ambulance to begin responding to all 9-1-1 calls on Friday, January 7 CHANDLER, Ariz. –  The Chandler Fire Department and its new ambulance partner, Maricopa Ambulance, are making final preparations this week to rollout a system that will enhance the city’s 9-1-1 emergency medical response and introduce a new fleet of ambulances. On January 7, Maricopa Ambulance will begin … Read More

Priority Ambulance receives national EMS Award for Innovation in EMS, Patient and Employee Safety Programs

Priority Ambulance, the nation’s fastest-growing private ambulance service company, has been named the national AMBY Award winner by the American Ambulance Association in two categories: Innovation in EMS and Patient and Employee Safety Programs. The Innovation in EMS award stems from Priority’s innovative collaboration with Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation, one of the country’s largest not-for-profit health care systems, 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

Maricopa Ambulance now responding to 9-1-1 calls in the City of Scottsdale

  On Saturday at 8 a.m., a new ambulance provider Maricopa Ambulance began responding to emergency medical calls within the City of Scottsdale city limits. “We have been working closely with Maricopa Ambulance’s leadership team to plan every detail of this transition,” said Scottsdale Fire Department Chief Tom Shannon. “We are certain that the transition of service will be seamless and … Read More

Scottsdale City Council unanimously selects Maricopa Ambulance as ambulance service partner

The Scottsdale City Council unanimously voted to select Maricopa Ambulance as its ambulance service partner on December 4 following a competitive bid process. Pending final negotiations, the three-year contract will begin in February 2018 with the option for two additional three-year renewals. “The City of Scottsdale conducted a thorough, competitive bid process that enabled the selection of the best possible … 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