Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission Strengthens Board of Directors with Appointment of Bill George

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Bill George Receiving the Rosa Parks Spirit Award
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Arizonar -- Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) welcomed Bill George onto its' board of directors effective February 3rd, 2021. NEMTAC is a non-profit healthcare organization dedicated to accrediting NEMT companies, training their drivers, and introducing the first set of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards for the industry.

Bill George is a 35-year transportation industry expert that has led and developed some of the largest passenger ground transportation services in the United States. In 2018, Bill founded and currently serves as the CEO of WHC Worldwide, LLC dba zTrip. The company operates in 18 different states and completed over 5 million NEMT trips last year. Their mission is to "use mobility to enhance the lives of their employees, customers and driver partners."

"This is an exciting time for our organization as we look forward to introducing several major industry initiatives this year. Bill's expertise, leadership and entrepreneurial background are the perfect skill set for our organization," said Michael Shabkie, founder of NEMTAC.

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Most notably, Bill was recently awarded the Rosa Parks Spirit Award by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority. This award was in recognition of a new service developed to provide true on-demand paratransit services and improve the quality of life for people throughout the region.



NEMTAC's Executive Director, Melissa Jankowski added, "His impressive mindset aligns with NEMTAC's vision for the future and his industry knowledge will be indispensable to us as we focus on enhancing medical transportation throughout the country."

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 non-emergency 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.

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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.

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Source: NEMT Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC)
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