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Patients may benefit from air transport when one or more of these needs are identified
5 heartwarming reunions reflecting the profound impact medics have on the patients they save
A passenger from the Missouri Amtrak derailment shares details of the response involving nearly 20 local and state agencies
After recovering from her injuries, Nicole Goslant was able to meet the Health First First Flight crew that saved her life
Suit claims that the Air Methods pilot did not do a reconnaissance of the landing zone and flew into power lines
Pilot and physician injured in UNC Health plane crash at Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Trooper Lewis Johnson was a familiar face to the A.L.E.R.T. air ambulance crew and now he was their patient
The Mayo Clinic helicopter was transporting a patient when a bird struck the windshield
Life Guard International’s Donna Miller plans to address the shortage of medical professionals in the city
The global ambulance services market size is expected to reach $82.4 billion by 2030 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 9.90% from 2024 to 2030
Video shows the Trauma Star helicopter landing on a type of block to compensate for the malfunctioning landing gear
Crittendon EMS had to deal with one bridge closed for repairs and another closed by protesters
The Air Methods helicopter was transporting an infant girl when it crashed in Upper Darby in Jan. 2022
“That night was definitely a team effort, and we just want to thank everyone involved: the EMS that brought mom and baby to the hospital to all the nurses and doctors at the hospital,” Flight Nurse Kelly Hamill said
As the National Guard helicopter was shuttling gifts to children in a rural town, the pilots shifted focus and added two paramedics to the flight to get them to a patient in another nearby town
Bipartisan group says plan could eliminate access for veterans, cause some air services to close
Officials from several communities gathered in Fitchburg to break ground for new hangar, quarters for Air Methods Life Flight 2
A Jet Rescue air ambulance went down in a wooded area south of Mexico City
First responders in Northwest Missouri often have to decide that it is quicker to transport by ground than wait for a helicopter
Burn patients from the blaze in Lahaina have been flown to various hospitals
Life Flight returned to Hot Springs after being closed in 2019
A partnership with 3 air ambulances and a blood center will deliver whole blood for the first time in 30 years
Medical helicopters flew 5 teens to Memorial Hermann hospital in Houston
First responders were dispatched to a “limited access rescue” on the Bruce Lee Trail in Clayton
4 patients in the Aurora crash were flown to hospitals
First responders were trying to talk the man down until he fell, striking objects as he tumbled off the cascade
A tourniquet was applied and the worker was flown to the University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital
Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service’s says the new helicopter has improved safety features and can carry more fuel, improving response times