Home > News

MedStar receives national accreditation

Posted Jan. 7, 2016

Archived Content Information and links provided may no longer be accurate.
MedStar logo

MedStar Mobile Healthcare, the exclusive ambulance service provider to Fort Worth and 14 other North Texas cities, has received reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS).

Of the approximately 2,500 licensed ambulance providers in North America, only 172 are CAAS accredited, and MedStar is one of seven accredited ambulance services in Texas.

Accreditation means the community can be confident that MedStar is providing the highest level of patient care quality, and that it stands ready to care for residents when needed.

“The AMAA Board is very proud of the MedStar team,” said District 3 Councilmember Zim Zimmerman, chairman of the Area Metropolitan Ambulance Authority (AMAA). “This year, we received the National Safety Council and TxDOT Safe Driving Award, an AMBY Award from the American Ambulance Association and an EMS10 Innovation Award from the Journal of Emergency Medical Services. Our CAAS reaccreditation is the crown jewel in an amazing year for Team MedStar.”

Get articles like this in your inbox weekly. Subscribe to City News

City News

Calendar

Berry / University Form-Based Code Meeting: 6 p.m. Aug. 24, 2016; La Mancha Business Center - Event Center, 3120 Merida Ave.

Bunche Park Master Plan Meeting: 7 p.m. Aug. 24, 2016; Dunbar High School, 5700 Ramey Ave.

Urban Design Commission: 10 a.m. Aug. 25, 2016; City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St, Second Floor, Council Chamber.
View the agenda »

Budget Workshop: 2 p.m. Aug. 25, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
View the agenda »

Fort Worth Crime Control & Prevention District Board of Directors: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 25, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
View the agenda »

Westcliff Drainage Improvements Project Meeting: 6 p.m. Aug. 25, 2016; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill St.

Responsible Pet Ownership Class: 6 p.m. Aug. 25, 2016; Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center, 4900 Martin Street.
Register for this event »

Mesa Verde Trail Stormwater Project Meeting: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25, 2016; Summerglen Branch Library, 4205 Basswood Boulevard.

Deferred Compensation Oversight Committee: 9 a.m. Aug. 26, 2016; Board Room, Fort Worth Credit Union, 2309 Montgomery St.
View the agenda »

Kickback: 7 p.m. Aug. 26, 2016; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox.

Yardsmart Seminar: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 27, 2016; Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Code Rangers: 9 a.m. Aug. 27, 2016; Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

FW Sports Authority, Inc. : 10 a.m. Aug. 30, 2016; Executive Board Room - Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston St.
View the agenda »

View the full city calendar.