How to Determine the Cost of Air Ambulance

Posted on October 31, 2018

Air ambulance is the most useful in emergency cases or where urgent medical intervention is required. Under these circumstances air ambulance transport cost is often the least of the worries. According to AAMS (The Association of Air Medical Services), almost 30% of the population in U.S relies on air ambulance transport to access urgent medical care. In locations where advanced medical care is not available it, becomes an impending need.
 

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8 Key Air Medical Transport Tips for Geriatric Patients

Posted on October 31, 2018

The geriatric population of America is on the rise and is expected to reach 98 million by 2060. With a growing population of geriatrics who indulge in leisure and travel, the need for geriatric patient transport facilities has become ever more pressing. Geriatrics, as any other age group may require medical evacuation; if they suffer from an injury or illness while away from home, especially if this occurs in a remote area.  

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Medical Transportation in Natural Disasters

Posted on October 01, 2018

During times of natural disasters; rescue missions (especially where access by road is a problem) are best supported by the speed and reliability offered by air medical transport. Even with the introduction of advanced warning tools, preparations to handle natural disasters have never been sufficient. It is because people are often too naive to accept that natural disasters can happen to them, whereby they choose not to take precautionary measures. It is therefore important to understand that lack of basic preparation can lead to serious injuries or even death in some cases. When looking for the best medical flight for your medical emergency, ensure that the provider has the following procedures in place:  

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7 Major Tips for Bariatric Patient Air Transport

Posted on September 29, 2018

One third of the US population is affected by obesity. It is characterized as excess of body fat or 100 pounds over ideal body weight. Transporting bariatric patients can be very challenging for air medical transportation team if they do not have the required training, experience or understanding of the special needs of bariatric obese patients. Bariatric patient transport has to be preplanned, with special arrangements to be made for scene management, dispatching procedures and receiving hospital arrangement.  

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Q&A For Pediatric Patient Transport

Posted on August 21, 2018

Pediatric patient transport warrants an ambulance with paramedic care. It is for children who may be critically ill or injured and require specialized care or who are travelling long distances.  

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