Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission Welcomes Eliot Kalter to their Board of Directors
"We welcome Eliot to the board of directors and look forward to the value his leadership will bring," said Melissa Jankowski, NEMTAC's Executive Director. "As we continue our focus on developing national standards and supporting the NEMT industry, the depth of knowledge and relevant experience of Eliot will provide a valuable perspective for our organization. "Eliot has emphasized that he became acutely aware of the importance of first-class non-emergency medical transportation that he could trust as his parents became dependent on these services."
Eliot Kalter has more than 40 years of experience in global capital markets. In 2007, he retired after 30 years from the International Monetary Fund, where he held various posts, including Assistant Director of the Capital Markets and Western Hemisphere Departments. He has also overseen surveillance and provided advice to the financial sectors in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, and South Africa. In addition, he was responsible for management of the Public Debt Managers' Forum.
Since 2007, Dr Kalter has been President of EM Strategies LLC, which offers financial and investment services to institutional investors and private enterprises services. He is currently Co-Head of SovereigNet and Senior Fellow at the Council for Emerging Market Enterprises, The Fletcher School, Tufts University. Dr Kalter holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania.
About NEMTAC – Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC) was established as a non-profit healthcare organization to enhance and promote the quality of care in America's medical transportation system. NEMTAC standards represent industry best practices designed to ensure consistently high-quality customer care, safe vehicle operations and ethical business practices. In addition to accreditation, NEMTAC provides advanced education and training certificate programs to individuals seeking a career in the medical transportation industry. For more information visit www.nemtac.org.
About the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Industry – The NEMT industry provides a critical non-ambulance transportation link between patients and their medical care needs, including appointments with physicians and other services, such as dialysis, diagnostic tests or wound care. 17,000+ companies in the NEMT industry provide millions of transports annually for patients, typically for pre-scheduled services.