…dedicated to the professional development of patient transport management

How does NAHTM help you?

NAHTM is the recognized source for hospital based, patient transport management. The NAHTM organization provides many benefits and opportunities for its members to further their own professional development, improve the skills and performance of their staff, as well as the overall improvement of department practice.

Learn more about what is NAHTM

National Patient Transportation Week

NAHTM 2016 Atlanta, GA Conference Images 

NAHTM 2017 Tampa, FL Conference Registration Form

BENCHMARKING: NAHTM & TeleTracking Partner on Patient Transport Performance Study


The National Association of Healthcare Transport Management (NAHTM)  is composed of management personnel from throughout the United States, Canada and Brazil who are responsible for the transportation of patients in hospital settings.

NAHTM Webinar Schedules 

National Association of Healthcare Transport Management

                      Leadership Webinar


Pamela Douglas-Nthaga, DNP, JD, MBA, MSN, RN 

Director of Patient Resources 

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Sponsored by: The National Association of Healthcare Transport Management (NAHTM)

March 21, 2017

Tell Your Story: How to Publish in Scholarly Journals




Do you have a best-practice to share with colleagues?  How do I contribute to the profession by the dissemination of knowledge? What should I think about when selecting a journal for my paper and at what stage should I start thinking of journals?  How can I improve clarity when writing papers? What happens to my paper once I send it to the journal and the various types of response I can expect to receive? This presentation will answer these questions and focus on preparing articles for publication in peer-reviewed journals.  

Learning Objectives:

1.Identify three reasons to publish an article in a peer-reviewed journal
2.Discuss elements of an article
3.Describe what occurs to your article after submitted to the Editor
4.Identify  three types of author misconduct


   International Journal of PATIENT TRANSPORTATION

NAHTM exists to promote the profession of patient transport management.  NAHTM’s current activities include holding regular conferences for the presentation and discussion of new research results, best practices and case studies.  NAHTM has collaborated with Innovative Publishing to create and produce an academic Journal of Patient Transportation scheduled for a summer 2017 publication.

NAHTM Call for Articles

NAHTM Call for Peer Reviews Board Members


CPTOM - Certified Patient Transport Operations Manager

CPTE - Certified Patient Transport Executive

NAHTM is exploring creating a profession-wide certification.   In order to apply professional standards, and increase the level of practice, NAHTM is exploring establishing certification for patient transportation team leads, supervisors, managers and executives. This is intended to be portable to all places a certified professional might work. Attend the 2017 Annual Conference to learn more at the unveiling of the certification program.




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