SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - March 13, 2019 - PRLog -- NEMTAC is proud to announce the addition of five exceptional NEMT industry leaders to their Advisory Boards. NEMTAC is a nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to championing standards and best practices for the provision of non-emergency medical transportation.
As a nonprofit healthcare organization, NEMTAC is dedicated to ensuring safe medical transportation and has a role in the establishment of American National Standards that affect the NEMT industry. The five NEMTAC Advisory Boards have a broad scope, ranging from high-quality customer care, safe vehicle operations, life safety and ethical business practices.
Larry Dorsey, Regional Director of Business Development, MedicOne Medical Response
Sarah Hope, CEO & Founder, Vertical Identity Background Screening & Drug Testing
Miriam Manary, Senior Engineering Research Associate, The Univ of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
Robbins Schrader, Co-Founder and CEO, SafeRide Health
Scott West, CEO, NEMT Solutions, LLC
"I am pleased to welcome our newest members to the NEMTAC Advisory Boards. They each have a unique background, with diverse experiences that make them an asset for our organization as we look to improve the delivery of medical transportation services though enhanced education, accreditation and national standards," said Melissa Jankowski, NEMTAC Executive Director.
Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) was established as a nonprofit healthcare organization to enhance and promote the quality of care in America's medical transportation system. NEMTAC standards represent industry best practices designed to ensure consistently high-quality customer care, safe vehicle operations and ethical business practices. In addition to accreditation, NEMTAC provides advanced education and training certificate programs to individuals seeking a career in the medical transportation industry. For more information visit www.nemtac.org.
About the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Industry
The NEMT industry provides a critical non-ambulance transportation link between patients and their medical care needs, including appointments with physicians and other services, such as dialysis, diagnostic tests or wound care. 17,000+ companies in the NEMT industry provide millions of transports annually for patients, typically for pre-scheduled services. The medical transportation industry is rapidly expanding to meet this need through innovative technologies, disruptive service models and a focus on professional development.