2017 EMS Service of the Year

2017 EMS Service of the Year

Pafford EMS Named for Arkansas Ambulance Association's Highest Honor

The Arkansas Ambulance Association Awards Pafford EMS ALS Service of the Year with other Pafford Medical Services’ ground and air ambulance divisions placing in other State AEMTA EMS awards.

Update: Story published in Hope Star on Aug 11, 2017

Hot Springs, AR August 8, 2017: The Arkansas Ambulance Association named Pafford EMS in Hope the ALS Service of the Year last Saturday night (August 5, 2017) at the AEMTA’s annual conference and trade show banquet at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

Pafford EMS’ nomination package highlighted the company’s accomplishments in national, regional and state ambulance industry leadership for rural emergency medical services. Pafford EMS was recognized for its clinical and technological advancements as well as the company’s commitment to community in all the areas the company serves.       

Pafford EMS’ CEO, Jamie Pafford accepted the award on behalf of her Arkansas operations saying, ”This year we discovered that Pafford is not just one person, but the combined strength of everyone at the company. We have truly found our identity- EMS Strong- Pafford Proud.”       

Other Pafford EMS ground ambulance operations and Pafford aeromedical operations also placed in the AEMTA’s paramedic, EMT, and air medical skills competitions as follows:

Paramedic Competition- First Place

  • Michael Salsbury/Teresa Walters (Pafford Air Med Ft. Smith and NW AR)

Paramedic Competition- 3rd Place

  • Johnathon Butler/Jackson Butler---(Pafford EMS Helena Base)

EMT Competition- 2nd Place

  • Jackson Butler (Pafford EMS- Helena Base) Michael Walters (Pafford EMS- NW AR)

Air Medical Competition- First Place

  • Alex Halle/Tiffany Wilson (Pafford Air One Bravo- Pine Bluff Base

Air Medical Competition-Third Place

  • Jess Atkins/Lucy Penney (Pafford Air One Alpha- Ruston LA Base)

This year, Pafford Medical Services, based in Hope, Arkansas celebrates the company’s half-century mark in business after expanding out from Magnolia, AR in1967 on to Hope, AR and then on to grow into Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.

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