The Commission on the Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) is an
national association providing Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies
standardization to increase organizational performance and efficiency,
increase clinical quality, safety and decrease risks. The Jersey City
Medical Center EMS received official notification this week stating Jersey
City Medical Center was reaccredited with no deficiencies noted. Here
Joseph F. Scott, FACHE - President and CEO of the Jersey City Medical
Center, RWJBarnabas Health and Phil Borker, Vice President of the Hospital
present the certification to Robert Luckritz and his EMS leadership team.
The letter also recognized the Jersey City Medical Center EMS for its
outreach, education and community service. The JCMC EMS was the first
EMS agency in the country to receive accreditation from CAAS and four
other national accreditation agencies.