Association of Critical Care Transport (ACCT)
Ninth Brain has a partnership with the Association of Critical Care Transport that aligns with their mission to transform critical care to achieve best interest/needs of critical care medical patients. Ninth Brain is their official Strategic Software Platform Partner for communication tools, education, forms & checklists, and more.
The Association of Critical Care Transport (ACCT) is a non-profit grassroots patient advocacy organization committed to ensuring that critically ill and injured patients have access to the safest and highest quality critical care transport system possible. ACCT is comprised of air and ground critical care transport providers, business organizations, associations, and individuals all striving to provide our communities, hospitals and EMS partners in care, regulators, and policy makers with a path toward a safer and more trustworthy critical care transport system for patients.Learn More
Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association (ASTNA)
Ninth Brain supports the initiatives of the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association and is a sponsor of the history book project that recognizes the compassion and dedication of men and women in the transport medicine field.
ASTNA is a dynamic, international association with over 2,400 members that acts as THE voice in transport nursing with regard to patient and provider advocacy. ASTNA’s mission is to advance the practice of transport nursing and enhance the quality of patient care through commitment to safety and education. Our members represent the entire spectrum of critical care, emergency, and non-emergency patient transport — hospital based, public service, military and private providers.Learn More
American Ambulance Association
Ninth Brain is a dedicated member of the American Ambulance Association and exhibit hall reception sponsor at the AAA’s annual conference and trade show.
The AAA was formed in 1979 in response to the need for improvements in medical transportation and emergency medical services. The American Ambulance Association represents hundreds of ambulance services across the United States that participate in emergency and nonemergency care and medical transportation. The Association serves as a voice and clearinghouse for ambulance services, and views prehospital care not only as a public service, but also as an essential part of the total public health care system.Learn More
Ninth Brain is the platform solution used by Brass Compliance to maintain performance improvement activities and initiatives while reporting on all aspects of service in a consistent, reliable, and easy to understand fashion.
Brass Compliance, LLC. combines one stop shopping for all quality and compliance needs for pharmacy and EMS services. We offer a full line of services to ensure your processes meet or exceed all required standards and maintain accreditation requirements.Learn More
The Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services
Ninth Brain offers Accreditation Assistant to all its clients free of charge. This tool supports an agency working through an initial or reaccreditation process and includes the folder structure and standards of the CAAS Standards Version 3.0. CAAS was instrumental in providing feedback to make this tool come to life. We look forward to working on 4.0 version once it is released.
The Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) is an independent, ANSI-Accredited Standards Developer (ASD), established to encourage and promote quality patient care in America’s medical transportation system. The Commission has established a comprehensive, consensus-based series of standards for the ambulance service industry.
CAAS accreditation signifies that your service has met the “gold standard” determined by the ambulance industry to be essential in a modern emergency medical services provider. These standards often exceed those established by state or local regulation. The CAAS standards are designed to help increase operational efficiency and decrease risk and liability across the entire spectrum of the organization.Learn More
The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport System
Ninth Brain offers Accreditation Assistant to all its clients free of charge. This tool supports an agency working through an initial or reaccreditation process and includes the folder structure and standards of the CAMTS Standards 12th edition. CAMTS was instrumental in providing feedback to make this tool come to life.
The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport System is an organization of non-profit organizations dedicated to improving the quality and safety of medical transport services, with 21 current member organizations each of which sends one representative to the CAMTS Board of Directors. The Commission offers a program of voluntary evaluation of compliance with accreditation standards demonstrating the ability to deliver service of a specific quality. The Commission believes that patient care and safety are the two highest priorities of medical transport and out-of-hospital care.
The CAMTS transport Standards were first published in 1991 and are updated every two to three years using an extensive public comment process. Over the years the Standards have expanded to include medical care and transport by rotor wing, fixed wing, surface, medical escort, and special operations. In 2022, CAMTS released the very first Accreditation Standards for Mobile Integrated Healthcare/Community Paramedicine.Learn More
Center for Patient Safety
Ninth Brain has a partnership with Center for Patient Safety that aligns their expert consultation and patient safety support with our suite of software tools.
- Center for Patient Safety focuses on learning how, and why, mistakes happen in EMS by supporting open communication through culture change. The EMS Culture Assessment is available within the Ninth Brain forms module for easy collection of staff feedback. Ninth Brain clients also enjoy a discount for further analysis and follow-up with Center for Patient Safety.
- As a Patient Safety Organization (PSO), the Center for Patient Safety can also provide federal confidentiality protections for your safety and quality work. Clients can easily and securely share patient safety events with CPS within the Ninth Brain QI module.
Preventable patient and provider harm is a growing risk throughout the healthcare industry due to decreasing resources, rising patient acuity, and expanding standards of care. The Center for Patient Safety recognizes the challenges facing our emergency medical services in this evolving and complex environment. Our model of shared accountability and proactive, versus reactive, engagement of the entire industry is at the forefront of our mission to reduce preventable harm.
The Center for Patient Safety offers a range of services to support organizations at any place within the patient safety journey:
- Leadership and Provider Education and Training
- Just Culture/Shared Accountability Training
- Safety Culture Assessment, Benchmarking and Support
- Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Services
- Patient Safety Plan Development Services
- Patient Safety Boot Camp
EMS Survey Team
EMS Survey Team and Ninth Brain have partnered together to offer its clients top of the line solutions at discounted rates.
EMS Survey Team empowers EMS agencies to analyze Patient Experiences by measuring satisfaction and benchmarking services against other providers in the industry.Learn More
Fitch & Associates
Ninth Brain is the official Education Partner for Fitch & Associates’ leadership courses. Our learning management system is utilized for Fitch & Associate’s Ambulance Service Manager Program and Communications Center Manager Program. Ninth Brain is also the official Learning Partner for the annual exclusive EMS Leadership forum – Pinnacle!
Fitch & Associates combines the depth of a national, full-time professional team with an extraordinary level of personal service and responsiveness to client needs to develop innovative solutions for quality outcomes and improved sustainability for the emergency services community.Learn More
Ninth Brain has an integration program with Flight Vector for our Run Log tool. Our clients have the ability to transmit NEMSIS v3 data from Flight Vector to our system to complete important run overview details. This integration minimizes duplicate work for your staff when filling out important documentation such as debrief, utilization review, and chart review within Ninth Brain.
Flight Vector™ is a suite of products designed to meet the needs of the modern communications center. Whether you need to dispatch air and ground assets within the emergency medical market or within a non-emergent market Flight Vector™ is your solution.Learn More
Ground & Air Medical Quality Transport Quality Improvement Collaborative (GAMUT)
Ninth Brain is partnered with GAMUT to provide a platform to our clients with the ability to track, report, and analyze their performance on transport-specific quality metrics by comparing it to other program’s metrics in their region and on a national level. The metrics can be gathered during the Run Log process and placed into a GAMUT friendly report for an easy transition to placing the metrics into the GAMUT collection software.
The Ground Air & Medical qUality in Transport (GAMUT) Quality Improvement Collaborative is a data analytics platform for medical transport programs to track, report, and evaluate their performance on transport-specific quality metrics. With currently over 300 participating programs and millions of patient contacts our vision is to facilitate medical transport programs of all types collaborating to improve the quality of care they deliver. This is achieved through establishing strict definitions for quality metrics that are agreed-upon, important, reliable, relevant and feasible to data gather, developing a database and the infrastructure for programs to track, report, and analyze their performance by comparing it to other programs, and identifying practices used by the high performing transport teams for each of the metrics and widespread adaptation of these best practices across participating programs.Learn More
International College of Advanced Practice Paramedics
Ninth Brain is the Official Education Partner for the International College of Advanced Practice Paramedics (ICAPP). Ninth Brain’s software is instrumental in providing a learning management platform, communication hub, and organizational data collection for ICAPP’s members.
The International Association of Flight & Critical Care Paramedics, provides advocacy, leadership, professional development, and education opportunities for specialty care paramedics. IAFCCP members are involved in transporting critical care patients by airplane, helicopter and ground ambulance.Learn More
International Association of Medical Transportation Communication Specialists (IAMTCS)
IAMTCS (International Association of Medical Transportation Communication Specialists) is a not-for-profit professional organization whose purpose is to represent the Medical Transport Communication Specialist on an International level through education, standardization and recognition. Our purpose is to provide professional development, education, and advocacy in medical patient transport logistics for Operational Control Center as well as Communication Specialists in BLS, ALS and Critical Care transport.CFC = Certified Flight Communicator
ACS = Advanced Communication Specialist
- The Certified Flight Communicator Course is a 2-day class designed for communication specialists in the Air Medical field. Topics covered include Flight Following and Navigation, Map Reading skills, Aviation weather, PAIP, Stress Management, Public Relations, and Medical Terminology to name a few.
- The Advanced Communicator Course is a 2-day discussion designed for Communication Center Managers and Lead Communicators as well as Veteran Communication Specialists.
- Topics discussed include emerging industry standards effecting communications, as well as team building, stress management, marketing the communications center, health and wellness, distractions in the communication center, disaster response, and the team building to name a few.
Keavney & Streger
Ninth Brain is the official strategic partner for the EMS Aegis compliance program offered by Keavney & Streger, including high-quality medical legal and leadership training, certification tracking, policy management, and more.
Keavney & Streger is a New Jersey based law firm that focuses on EMS and healthcare law. The firm has extensive experience in representing entities and providers across the spectrum of healthcare and public safety in a wide range of practice areas. In addition to the EMS Aegis compliance program, Keavney & Streger offers HIPAA and Cybersecurity programs, medical documentation training, specialized healthcare legal education, and the Leadership Enhancement and Development (LEAD) Program.Learn More
Michigan Association of Ambulance Services (MAAS)
Ninth Brain supports its local Michigan EMS associations and is the Welcome Reception Sponsor at the annual EMS Expo.
The Michigan Association of Ambulance Services (MAAS) is the resource and advocate for ambulance services in Michigan. MAAS agencies promote healthcare and safety, covering 95% of the geographic territory in the State of Michigan. The Association delivers value through leadership, public advocacy, and education.Learn More
National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
Ninth Brain has a Silver Level Corporate Partnership with the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
Formed in 1975 and more than 72,000 members strong, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) is the only national association representing the professional interests of all emergency and mobile healthcare practitioners, including emergency medical technicians, advanced emergency medical technicians, emergency medical responders, paramedics, advanced practice paramedics, critical care paramedics, flight paramedics, community paramedics, and mobile integrated healthcare practitioners.
NAEMT offers its members thousands of dollars in member benefits, including insurance coverage, free access to Amazon and other industry purchasing programs, education scholarships and publication subscriptions, as well as discounts on education resources, EMS merchandise, and conference registration.
NAEMT serves its members by advocating on issues that impact their ability to provide quality patient care, providing high quality education that improves the knowledge and skills of practitioners, and supporting EMS research and innovation.Learn More
National Association of Mobile Integrated Healthcare Providers (NAMIHP)
Ninth Brain has a Strategic Software Partnership with the National Association of Mobile Integrated Healthcare Providers (NAMIHP)
We exist to create and support national partnerships in mobile-integrated healthcare through education, open dialogue, business development, and community awareness.
Our vision is a connected healthcare system where everyone receives the care they need.Learn More
National EMS Management Association (NEMSMA)
Ninth Brain has a partnership with the National EMS Management Association that aligns with their goal to become a powerful source of information, know-how and experience for all EMS managers, regardless of agency size and model. Ninth Brain is their official Strategic Software Platform Partner for communication tools, credential tracking, education, forms & checklists, and more.
The National EMS Management Association (NEMSMA) is a professional association of EMS leaders dedicated to the discovery, development, and promotion of excellence in leadership and management in EMS systems, regardless of EMS system model, organizational structure or agency affiliation. NEMSMA is an inclusive organization of EMS leaders where all are welcomed regardless of organizational size, corporate structure, ownership, or philosophy.Learn More
Ninth Brain is the Strategic Software Partner for the Paramedic Network. Ninth Brain’s software will be instrumental in providing a learning management platform, communication hub, and organizational data collection for Paramedic Network’s members.
The Paramedic Network is leading the advancement of the Paramedicine Profession globally by improving the way community health practitioners communicate, collaborate, educate, and practice. The Paramedic Network empowers Paramedicine Practitioners to integrate safe and quality care into everyday practice. Whether student, novice, or seasoned clinician, we assist you with building a strong practice through education, research, networking, and advocacy.Learn More
The Society of Michigan EMS Instructor Coordinators (SMEMSIC)
Ninth Brain is honored to hold a corporate membership and proudly supports SMEMSIC conferences.
The Society of Michigan EMS Instructor Coordinators offer two professional development conferences each year for EMS Educators in Michigan and surrounding States. Their mission is to promote the growth and development of EMS education by supporting EMS educators through advocacy, professional development and training.Learn More
Women in Emergency Services (WiES)
Ninth Brain is a proud sponsor of Women in Emergency Services.
Women in Emergency Services (WiES) is a member organization that promotes and enhances women’s careers in the emergency medical industry, spanning field roles to national leadership.
Through empowerment, networking, mentorship, and education, WiES uplifts the industry by highlighting women’s vital contributions to the future of emergency medical services.Learn More