Medical transportation is an essential service that provides safe and efficient ways for patients who require medical attention. Accreditation is an important component for medical transport companies to ensure that they are providing high-quality and safe services to their patients. Accreditation compliance requirements are necessary to maintain hard earned accreditation.
If you operate a medical transport company, you know that it’s essential to provide the highest level of care to your patients. One way to document and prove to your clients, patients and other stakeholders that you’re meeting the industry’s highest standards is through accreditation. Accreditation is a voluntary process
Learn how the number and type of medical staff in an air ambulance varies from region to region and how these differences are a result of different rules and requirements. Find out how different medical teams work together to help critically ill and injured patients while they are being transported.
From time to time, it may be necessary to utilize an industry partner for an air ambulance flight. When it comes to brokering medical flights, there are crucial requirements and standards that must be followed to ensure the highest level of patient care and safety. In this blog, we will
As a consultancy, we understand the importance of demonstrating a commitment to quality and safety to gain the trust of clients and the public. Accreditation is one way to showcase adherence to industry standards, but there are numerous other ways to show the same level of dedication. 1. One way to
Top 5 Reasons Why Engaging with a Consultant Can Benefit Your Business If you’re looking for new perspectives and ideas for your business, hiring a consultant can be a smart move. Have you read our blog about Why You Can Trust Us? With their diversified experience and multiple clientele, consultants
Effective Air Ambulance Communication Air ambulance missions are essential for rescuing lives and giving patients in isolated or difficult-to-reach places medical care. The ability of medical personnel and pilots to communicate and coordinate effectively is one of these missions’ most crucial elements. To ensure that the medical team has all
For seriously ill and injured patients, air ambulance services can save their lives, but they can also be very expensive. Because of this, many insurance providers and assistance companies have stringent guidelines for the air ambulance services they will pay for. The insurance or assistance company will make arrangements and
Key performance indicators (KPIs) are critical for measuring just how effectively your organization is working toward achieving its goals, including its readiness for accreditation. However, while they are crucial for any business’s success, they are only as good as the tracking tools used to measure those KPIs. When measuring clinical
Developing key performance indicators (KPIs) is a valuable process for any medical transport company, especially if performance needs to be measured for a specific goal (like preparing for accreditation). KPIs give teams focus on defined targets and function as a valuable measure of success for businesses and clinical care. When
Humans are creatures of habit, and we benefit from organization and structure in many ways. It makes sense to say that healthy regimens mean healthy people, and this is especially true within organizations. Whether the organization is a business, a non-profit, a community club, or anything else, being regimented on
Medical transport programs seek various types of industry accreditation for many reasons. Being accredited can have a significant impact on both the internal and external sides of your business. In other words, when your agency holds accreditations from one or more entities, it can positively affect your staff, the patients
There is no easy button. Fortunately, we have with the experience and know how to get your program accredited. Whether ground, rotor-wing, fixed-wing, commercial escort or hybrid— we function as an extension of your core team as a dedicated resource. Most importantly, by working directly with leadership and medical direction,
Blurring the lines of pre-hospital and home care. When 911 is activated, is it possible to triage the root cause and dispatch an appropriate clinical professional to the patient instead of EMS transporting to the ED? The First Edition of CAMTS Mobile Integrated Healthcare (MIH) standards is likely to be
It’s a lot like maintenance. Some things need to be done to keep other things going. Have you considered engaging with a consultant to maintain your accreditation? Obtaining it is the biggest battle. Maintaining it plays a smaller, yet critical role. Failure to document appropriately can lead you to lose
All programs have problems. The successful ones identify them, implement changes and evaluate the effectiveness of the changes. The unsuccessful ones continue to have, well, problems. When an outside, or third party, is evaluating your program against a set of measured standards, your natural instinct may be to achieve 100%.
Your information’s security and privacy are important to us. I want to discuss this for one very important reason: there are some untrustworthy individuals in the medical transport industry, especially aeromedical. Sharing your propriety company processes, documents and procedures is necessary for internal stakeholders, and on occasion, external collaborators. There
Transparency is paramount when working with a consultant! Your experience working with a consultant can vary. Our goal is to make this as streamlined and seamless as possible. Whether you are preparing for accreditation, have an ongoing project that requires oversight or completion, or simply need assistance with a single,
Not always an easy decision! While the answer is not always black and white, this is a question we are regularly asked. We can, however, help you learn the differences between the accrediting bodies so you can make an informed decision. Only you know your service area, clients and future
(Policies & Procedures + Quality Management) ÷ Education & Training = √ Accreditation They aren’t just binders and long documents that everybody loathes. Establishing Policies & Procedures (P&P) that are in-line with an agency-defined Quality Management (QM) and Education & Training (E&T) Programs is quite simple — they work in concert
Learn the importance of developing and scaling your training program to your service area and scope of practice. As you read in the previous post, your Quality Management (QM) program is very closely tied to your Education and Training (E&T) program. To your frontline clinical staff, it is either a welcomed
…Nobody Likes Compliance! Or the compliance person within your organization. They are always checking behind others, implementing new processes and often times, telling you something else or different needs to be done. Compliance serves multiple purposes. At one level, it is the system of checks and balances that ensures you