Baptist Ambulance, which serves a three-state area, has named Greg Schowen general manager and Jeff Waid Communications Director.
The EMS industry veterans bring a combined 55 years of EMS experience in operations management and communications center supervision and design to the company's leadership team.
Schowen brings 25 years of experience in overseeing operations of high-performance 9-1-1 service areas, as well as in business development interfacing with facilities and communities to create lasting, beneficial relationships. Waid will oversee the Baptist Ambulance Dispatch Center, which handles more than 45,000 calls for service annually.
He has more than 30 years of experience in operating advanced communications and dispatch centers for public safety services.
With a fleet of 40 ambulances Baptist Ambulance serves more than 30,000 patients in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee annually. A member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies, Baptist Ambulance serves 10 Baptist Memorial Health Care facilities.