The Savvik Foundation and the American Ambulance Association have launched a grant program available to Savvik member ambulance services who are classified as rural or super-rural and who are preparing to comply with the Cost Data Collection program through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Through Savvik Member purchases under contracts, the Savvik Foundation was able to fund grant dollars through the American Ambulance Association (AAA). Through this grant, services classified as rural or super-rural will be eligible to receive a one-year AAA Ambulance Cost Education Gold subscription, which includes access to experts on cost collection, access to AMBER software, and free registration to Webinars and Regional Workshops. To apply, complete the application form below.
The American Ambulance Association is proud to announce this year’s award winners. Awards will be presented at the AAA Annual Conference & Trade Show Membership Meeting on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Please join us in congratulating this year’s winners! J. Walter Schaefer Award Dr. John Becknell The J. Walter Schaefer Award is given annually to an individual whose work in EMS has contributed positively to the advancement of the industry as a whole. Dr. John Becknell has achieved this honor for his lifelong commitment to improving the health and wellness of mobile healthcare professionals. Robert L. Forbuss Lifetime Achievement Award Dr. John Russell The Robert L. Forbuss Lifetime Achievement Award is named in honor of the first Executive Director of the American Ambulance Association. It recognizes a volunteer leader who has made a significant long-term impact on the association. your decades of service, commitment, and dedication to the private ambulance industry, the AAA, and its members. Dr. John Russell has achieved this through his many years of service to the AAA as a volunteer leader. President’s Award These awards are bestowed by the President to volunteer leaders who have shown commitment to the advancement of the AAA, above and beyond the call of duty. (more…)
Do you hate the thought of going out to bid? Are you sure you are getting the best pricing? Do you really have the time to do the bidding process? Do you want to see multiple brands? Do you want to customize your units to your specs? Do you want a discount for multiple units? What if someone could help get these quotes done for you? What if you could download all the paperwork to submit to your review committee in just a few clicks? What if you could link to this contract in under 2 minutes? What if I told you that you could do all of this at no charge? With Savvik Buying Group’s Publicly Awarded Ambulance Bid, you can! As a AAA member you have access to Savvik’s bid, and can save the time and hassle of the bid process. It takes just two minutes to join Savvik’s bid and begin selecting the ambulance that best suites your needs through Savvik’s vendors. Type I, Type II, Type III and sprinter Publicly BID and AWARDED Build your truck to begin your custom quote Joining Savvik is free and easy to do! Download our RFB Documents Piggyback (Interlocal) to...
Savvik Buying Group announced their 12 Days of Christmas contest. They are giving away over $10,000 worth of prizes. Be sure that you and your team enter to win one of the prizes listed below! One year’s supply of Digitcare Gloves $1,218 value Office Depot gift certificate – $250 value SateTech Solutions – 2 Leadership Academies tuition – $6,800 value Physio Control AED – $750 value Binder Lift – Nylon Lift $649 value ID Shield for one year – $120 value Legal Shield for one year – $240 value MedSource medical supplies – $500 value Stat Packs – $500 value Hotel Engine – $250 gift certificate TKK Electronics – HP Titan Smart Watch (5) – $750 value Airspace Monitoring – Carbon Monoxide Monitor $315 value 5.11 Winter Parka – $250 value Click here to enter and good luck.
State and National Ambulance Associations Unite to Bring Key Education to Midwestern EMS Providers Midwest EMS Expo | May 2–3, 2018 | La Crosse Center La Crosse, WI– The American Ambulance Association (AAA), Minnesota Ambulance Association (MAA), and Professional Ambulance Association of Wisconsin (PAAW) today officially announced the launch of the Midwest EMS Expo conference and trade show. This event will take place annually in La Crosse, Wisconsin beginning in May 2018, and will feature content from national- and state-level ambulance experts. “AAA is proud to partner with PAAW and MAA in the development of the Midwest EMS Expo. We look forward to bringing together the best in ambulance expertise to deliver a powerful educational experience for EMS leaders,” said American Ambulance Association President Mark Postma. The program will open on Wednesday, May 2, with key updates from the American Ambulance Association’s renowned experts on EMS reimbursement and advocacy. Highlights include a federal legislative overview by AAA President Mark Postma, as well as strategies for maximizing revenue from reimbursement gurus Asbel Montes, Brian Werfel, Brian Choate, and Scott Moore. Thursday, May 3rd’s programming was developed collaboratively by the Minnesota Ambulance Association and Professional Ambulance Association of Wisconsin. The day will (more…)
The American Ambulance Association is proud to announce this year’s award winners. Awards will be presented at the AAA Annual Conference & Trade Show Membership Meeting on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Please join us in congratulating this year’s winners! J. Walter Schaeffer Award Mark Meijer, Life EMS Ambulance The J. Walter Schaeffer Award is given annually to an individual whose work in EMS has contributed positively to the advancement of the industry as a whole. Mark Meijer has achieved this through his many years of commitment and service to the ambulance industry. Robert L. Forbuss Lifetime Achievement Award Fred Della Valle, AMR Connecticut The Robert L. Forbuss Lifetime Achievement Award is named in honor of the first Executive Director of the American Ambulance Association. It recognizes a volunteer leader who has made a significant long-term impact on the association. Fred Della Valle has achieved this through his decades of service, commitment, and dedication to the AAA and its members. President’s Award Dr. John Russell, Cape County Private Ambulance Paul Main, American Ambulance of Visalia These awards are bestowed by the President to volunteer leaders who have shown commitment to the advancement of the AAA above and beyond the call of duty. This year, (more…)
Use the Savvik Buying Group Discount included with your AAA membership to purchase ZOLL products and save big! Simply ask your ZOLL sales representative to apply the Savvik contract rates to your next purchase. Automated External Defibrillators, Related Equipment, Accessories & Product Upgrades 32% discount on AED Plus defibrillators 32% discount on AED Pro defibrillators 25% discount on all accessories and disposables 25% discount on product upgrades Multiple Unit Sales: Additional discounts available for 2 or more units in a single purchase order Freight terms are prepay & add ALS Monitors / Defibrillators and Automated CPR Devices Related Equipment, Accessories & Product Upgrades 2% discount on AutoPulse 18% discount on X Series defibrillators and related accessories 18% discount on Propaq MD defibrillators and related accessories 25% discount on M Series & E Series related accessories and disposables Multiple Unit Sales: Additional discounts available for 2 or more units in a single purchase order Freight terms are prepay & add Ask your ZOLL rep to use the AAA’s Savvik Buying Group contract to receive these savings. For more information or to contact your local sales manager or by visiting the ZOLL corporate website at http://www.zoll.com....
Additional discounts are available based on volume and/or opportunity. Please contact your TKK Electronics sales rep for more information—don’t forget to mention “Savvik”! Example Bid Units from the Savvik TKK Contract Getac B300 Fully Rugged Laptop Configuration Part #: BWJ117EMS $3,385.00 Intel i5-4300M 2.6GHz Processor, 3MB Cache 13.3” 1400 NITs QuadraClear™ sunlight readable touchscreen 4GB DDR3 RAM 500GB Hard Drive Mechanical Backlight Keyboard SuperMulti DVD 802.11ac WiFi Bluetooth PCMCIA Type II+Express Card 54/34, Smart Card eSATA/USB 3.0 (1x USB + 2x eSATA/USB) Low Temp -29C Fingerprint Reader TPM 1.2 MIL-STD 810G and IP65 certified WIN7 Pro 64-bit OS (NO RF Pass-Thru) 5 Year bumper-to-bumper warranty standard Getac Fully Rugged Tablet Configuration Part #: FLA103EMS $1,965.00 Intel i5-4300U 1.9GHz Processor, 3MB Cache 11.6″ – 800 NITs Touchscreen (Non-Digitizer) 4GB DDR3 RAM 128GB SSD Dual batteries 5MP camera 802.11AC Wireless Bluetooth -21C cold weather operable MIL-STD 810G and IP65 certified WIN7 64-bit Pro No DVD or CD Drive 3 Year Bumper to Bumper Warranty Contact Information Mike Kirsch Toll Free: 1-888-968-6844 ext. 407 Direct Phone: 414-255-0482 email@example.com Contract Details Savvik Vendor Page Payment Terms: Net 30 days Current Contract Ends: May 23, 2017 Competitive Bid Award Detail Sheet: Savvik Bid Award #2014-0001 Product/Service: Information Technology – Rugged Computers and Electronic Equipment Service area: United States, Canada and International Available to: All current Savvik and AAA members