SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - March 18, 2019 - PRLog -- The Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission welcomes Gail Bauhs onto its' Board of Directors. NEMTAC is a non-profit healthcare organization dedicated to championing standards and best practices for the provision of non-emergency medical transportation.
"On behalf of NEMTAC's Board of Directors, we are excited to collaborate with Gail as she brings her extraordinary expertise and passion for the NEMT industry to the table," said Steve Lewis, NEMTAC Board President.
Gail has worked in the NEMT industry for 25 years. She operated NEMT brokerages in Oregon and Washington State at both public transit and private non-profit agencies. In this capacity she procured and managed provider contracts, negotiated terms and rates, and conducted subcontractor service, safety and credentialing assessments. She also served on state committees to revise NEMT service and contractor credentialing standards.
In these roles, she has served on numerous community boards, including the Taxi Boards of Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA, which she chaired. She also chaired the Citizens Advisory Committee for C-Tran, and was Treasurer of Community Transportation Association NW. Gail was a graduate of Leadership Clark County and was a recipient of the WA State DOT Wall of Fame. She is also a Certified Community Transportation Manager (CCTM).
As an NEMT Industry Solutions Consultant, she is now the key repository of NEMT experience and knowledge for TripSpark Technologies. She bridges the collective NEMT industry and operations knowledge with management and customers. Gail chaired the committee that oversaw the TCRP Research Report 202: Examining the Effects of Separate NEMT Brokerages on Transportation Coordination. With the author of the report she is now traveling the country presenting the results at various transportation conferences.
Gail graduated from CSU Chico and has continued her education in the Master's program of Public Affairs, as well as Accounting, Education and Business Applications.
About NEMTAC – The Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) was established as a non-profit 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.