Scottsdale, AZ – 16 September 2018 – NAAMTA Medical Transport Accreditation criteria and auditing practices is a framework for transport services for providing quality patient care and safety in the industry.
Angel MedFlight, a fixed-wing medical transport provider, subscribed to a comprehensive audit with NAAMTA. Auditors verified compliance through business documentation, medical practices, applicable facilities/equipment, employee interviews, process reviews, and on-site evaluations conducted using ISO 9001:2015 auditing guidelines.
Angel MedFlight demonstrated compliance with each of the defined standards, excelled in showing best practice procedures and instilled these values among their employee. This accreditation renewal of accreditation Angel MedFlight bolsters their organization and supports their participation in NAAMTA Alliance. This alliance unifies accredited organizations in the promotion of continuous improvement in safety and patient care. Continuous improvement is the result of shared education, experience, and quality management principles by alliance members.
“The Angel MedFlight leadership team appreciates the high audit standards and rigorous accreditation process provided by NAAMTA, a highly respected worldwide accrediting agency,” said Andrew Bess, President and Chief Operating Officer for Angel MedFlight.
“We take pride in having developed a strong quality management system that’s focused on patient care and transport safety. Our goal has and will always be delivering best-in-class care and continuous improvement in our processes,” said Bambi Pish-Derr, RN, Senior Vice President of Operations.
Roylen Griffin, NAAMTA Executive Director, states
“Angel Medflight demonstrates a dedication to their customers evidenced through their maintaining accreditation. This process is not an easy task and requires contributions throughout the organization. They made evident not only their desire for compliance, but the goal to excel in providing top-rated medical transport services.”
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 Accreditation criteria include 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 Angel MedFlight
Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance Services partners with healthcare providers to safely transport patients from anywhere in the world for the life-changing care they need. Our in-house patient advocates manage the complete insurance preauthorization process, and our team of flight–coordinators is available 24/7 so patients can reach the highest quality of care as soon as possible. Angel MedFlight and their aviation Part 135 partners use a Learjet fleet of medically-configured aircraft for critical care and smoother, faster travel. Visit Angel MedFlight.com to learn more.
Roylen “Griff” Griffin
NAAMTA Executive Director
P.O. Box 111
American Fork, UT 84003