SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance, a leading air medical transportation provider, announced today that it has been accredited by the National Accreditation Alliance Medical Transport Applications (NAAMTA). This prestigious award certifies Angel MedFlight's quality management systems and commitment to ongoing improvement. NAAMTA's auditors verify excellence in safety, patient care, and aviation operations through a comprehensive application process and an on-site inspection. Angel MedFlight will join NAAMTA as an Alliance Member, an honor only extended to air ambulance providers who have earned this distinction.
The accreditation process is valuable for healthcare professionals and consumers as they select an air ambulance provider to transport their patients and loved ones. NAAMTA's independent review and evaluation of Angel MedFlight's operation validates the integrity and safety of the organization. Healthcare professionals, patients and their families can be confident that Angel MedFlight adheres to the highest standards of patient care.
"We congratulate and recognize Angel MedFlight's employees for their unified commitment in providing high quality, patient-centric medical transport service. We acknowledge the efforts of Angel MedFlight for wanting to attain NAAMTA Accreditation because it reflects a dedication toward quality management and continuous improvement from a business perspective with equally valued efforts toward quality patient care and the safety of everyone involved in a medical transport," said Roylen "Griff" Griffin, NAAMTA Executive Director.
NAAMTA is the only medical transport accreditation organization with an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Quality Management System. This additional level of accountability increases the transparency of NAAMTA's evaluation process, ensuring quality and compliance.
"Since our ownership change in 2014, the new Angel MedFlight leadership team has focused on increasing the company's transparency and demonstrating our commitment to patient care and safety. We value the opportunity for NAAMTA, a highly respected worldwide accrediting agency, to review our organization inside and out, and confirm our commitment to operational excellence. Angel MedFlight is proud to join NAAMTA as an Alliance member," said Jason Siegert, President and Chief Operating Officer for Angel MedFlight.
NAAMTA is a leader in accreditation for the medical transport industry, offering procedures that include guidelines for developing a quality management system focusing on transport safety, patient care and continuous improvement. NAAMTA accreditation is recognized by the United States Department of Defense.
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About Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance
Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance provides domestic and international air medical transportation services on a fleet of medically configured Learjet aircraft. Committed to its One Touch Promise®, Angel MedFlight's compassionate team of medical, logistics, and insurance professionals coordinate every detail of a Bedside-to Bedside® patient transfer to ensure seamless service.
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