Health—General & Rehabilitative

Foxwall Emergency Medical Service Inc

aka Foxwall EMS

Pittsburgh, PA


Founded in 1978, Foxwall EMS is an Advanced Life Support ambulance service. Foxwall is dedicated to providing the best possible emergency coverage to the Fox Chapel and Aspinwall communities in north Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Ruling Year



Joshua Worth Sr.

Main Address

145 Squaw Run Rd

Pittsburgh, PA 15238 USA


Ambulance, EMS, Emergency Medical Service, 911, EMT, Paramedic





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Ambulance/Emergency Transport (E62)

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

Foxwall EMS aims to provide prompt, compassionate, clinically excellent care to all members of the community in all environments. This can be complicated by complex medical and rescue scenarios, population health, and epidemiology.

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Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Emergency Medical Services

Where we work

Charting Impact

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

Short term goals (within the next 12 months): 1. Continue to evaluate all clinical care and response statistics to ensure the service meets its vision statement. 2. Continue to discuss way to improve the EMS system in the north eastern area of the North Hills. 3. Continue to grow relationships with community leaders and public safety partners to ensure the highest levels of response. 4. Obtain a Squad Vehicle. 5. Participate in clinical research. Long Term Goals (within the next 24-36 months) 1. Obtain national accreditation from the Commission on the Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS). 2. Obtain Gold Plus level with the American Heart Association: Mission Life Line program. 3. Move from combination status to career with volunteer supplement. 4. Maintain <5% “scratch” rate. 5. Purchase a replacement to Medic 142. 6. Obtain and place in service a fire scene rehabilitation unit.

Continuous quality Improvement Customer satisfaction surveys Policy and Procedure Review

Foxwall EMS is equipped with state of the art equipment and training used to meet these goals. We will ensure the administration and the BOD is equipped to perform to their duties to the best of their abilities.

Through the continuous quality improvement process, quarterly review of goal progress, and customer satisfaction surveys we will be able to assess the effectiveness of [policies, procedures and quality assurance.

In 2019 the service again increased revenue and decreased costs where able. New monitoring equipment and computer equipment was purchased and crew members were introduced to new clinical measures. In the coming years the service will work to come into compliance with standards set by a national accrediting body.

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Foxwall Emergency Medical Service Inc

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Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

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Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?



Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

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