Difference between Medical Evacuation and Repatriation

Posted on October 19, 2017

As more people travel around the world seeking jobs, visiting family and friends or on vacations, the need for medical repatriation services often becomes indispensable. Many who fall sick overseas or meet an unfortunate accident abroad discover that hospitals in foreign countries, many times, are unable to provide the first-world medical facilities. In times like these, emergency medical evacuation services can become the difference between life and death.

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5 Key Aspects of Neonatal Air Medical Services

Posted on October 19, 2017

Neonatal air transport requires specialized personnel and a well-equipped aircraft to ensure comprehensive medical care. Because neonates are the smallest patients, neonatal ambulance services are expected to offer the highest standards of dedication, compassion and professionalism for transporting this precious cargo. From the moment they are picked up until they are delivered safely to the receiving facility, neonatal ambulance crew and medical teams are required to respond with speed and efficiency.

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5 Valuable Tips for Air Medical Transfer

Posted on September 19, 2017

Every now and then we hear stories about air ambulance services saving lives by timely transporting patients to medical facilities for receiving specialized medical care. When ground transportation is not deemed adequate for offering a lifeline to patients located in remote or rural areas, patients rely on air medical transfer services. Around 30% of the U.S population relies on air ambulance services for access to specialized medical care within the first 60 minutes of an incident, according to AAMS. Continue Reading

7 Questions to Ask Your Air Ambulance Flight Paramedic

Posted on September 18, 2017

Flight paramedics are known for providing critical medical care for the injured and ill while remaining calm as they offer reassurance to the distressed patients. Aside from rendering in-flight medical care, the typical duties of flight paramedics comprises of assisting the flight crew in preparing the aircraft to be mission ready, assessing the scenario and preparing the patient for medical transportation. Continue Reading

5 Reasons CAMTS Accreditation is Essential for Air Medical Services

Posted on September 05, 2017

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) is a non-profit agency dedicated to improving the quality of patient care and air medical transport services provided by fixed wing, rotor wing and ground transportation companies. CAMTS accredits air medical transport companies and air ambulance services across the US and other countries through its voluntary accreditation program. Continue Reading

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