Book Description: Introducing Joint Commission International's new accreditation program for medical transport organizations, including those responsible for emergency treatment and transport; non-emergency transport; ambulance services; land, air, and water medical transport; and fire brigade emergency services. This manual contains standards, intent statements, measurable elements, accreditation policies, and a glossary. You'll find standards for six key areas of medical transport provider organization management: Governance, Leadership, and Direction; Quality Management and Improvement; Exposure to and Transmission of Biologic and Chemical Agents; Facility, Equipment and Vehicle Management and Safety; Staff Qualifications and Education; and Management of Information. Also included are new standards for five key areas of patient-centered care: Access to Services and Coordination of Services; Patient and Family Rights; Assessment of Patients; Care of Patients; and Patient and Family Education. Everything is included in one slim, easy-to-use manual, written in simple, easy-to-understand and easy-to-translate English.