Green Bay, Wisconsin – August 26, 2013 – Following a comprehensive audit of administrative documentation, medical practices, and facilities, the National Accreditation Alliance of Medical Transport Applications (NAAMTA) is awarding EAGLE III with medical transport accreditation for their Rotor-Wing program. As a result, EAGLE III joins NAAMTA Alliance membership, and thus is privy to the benefits associated.
EAGLE III is a comprehensive air and ground medical transportation program headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Each of their aircraft is operated by Air Methods, the largest provider of Air Medical Transport in the United States.
NAAMTA’s Alliance Members are held in high esteem for meeting stringent requirements that define and influence transport operational excellence. Eagle III demonstrated compliance in each of the numerous standards, offering documentation on processes for safety, aviation, and medical practices. NAAMTA found their compliance to be evident through employee interviews, on-site evaluations, and process reviews, all of which was conducted using ISO 9001:2008 auditing guidelines.
“NAAMTA has reaffirmed that EAGLE III is one of the few programs to uphold the highest quality safety and medical standards,” said Tom Madigan, Eagle III Program Director. “As an agency, NAAMTA’s mission is to strengthen industry standards nationwide which will directly benefit patients and flight crews alike.”
Amy Arndt, NAAMTA’s Program Director stated, “NAAMTA’s Accreditation program is built on providing standards that focus on quality patient care and the safety of the transport for all involved. NAAMTA’s Alliance unifies each accredited organization in the vanguard of continuous improvement for medical transports. Our site audit evidenced Eagle III’s determination to provide outstanding service to the community. We were very impressed with the expertise of each individual and how their contribution in working succinctly as a team results in successful transports.”
By attaining NAAMTA Accreditation, Eagle III demonstrates the depth of their medical transport experience through their dedication to improving patient care and cultivating an environment of safety.
Eagle III is made up of industry experts. Now their expertise is proven through a nationally-recognized medical transport accreditation.
NAAMTA is an accreditation standard-bearer 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. Since its inception in 2009, NAAMTA has worked diligently to be globally recognized by attaining ISO 9001:2008 QMS certification and to implement quality practices into their accreditation program. NAAMTA has successfully made great strides in identifying key best practices to improve the standard of performance among EMS providers at a national and global level. 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 the improvement of medical transport organizations.
About Eagle III
The EAGLE III program is owned by County Rescue Services, in partnership with both Bellin and St. Vincent Hospital. County Rescue Services is a 501-C (3) nonprofit organization that has been in operation since 1982 and is not affiliated with Brown County government. No tax dollars are used for the EAGLE III program. EAGLE III also provides a community care program to help offset transport costs to those that can prove their need.