Alaska Rolls Back Air Ambulance ‘Membership Plan’ Regulations
Alaska is taking a step back from regulating the membership plans marketed by air ambulance providers.
Hometwon Tours - Air Evac 1
Learn more about the lifesaving transportation provided by Air Evac Lifeteam Base 116.
Mobile Stroke Unit Expands Operations
The MSU, which is operated in partnership with AMR is the only unit of its kind in upstate New York, serves as an “emergency department on wheels.”
9-year-old reunites with Lee Co. first responders who saved his life
A 9-year-old reunites with the first responders that saved his and his 4-month-old brother’s lives.
Air Evac Lifeteam
Seth Myers, President of Air Evac Lifeteam, discusses air ambulance services.
Health Care Solutions for Rural Americans
One solution to fill the gap in rural health care is air medical services, which transport patients to critical care facilities in minutes.
In an EMS World podcast, GMR Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ed Racht about the biggest threats EMS agencies face in the event of a large-scale natural disaster and how to adequately prepare for them.
Kids Learn Valuable Emergency Skills
Emergency response medical professionals from AMR and REACH taught children how to respond to basic emergency situations.
Paramedics Speak About Mental Health at EMS Symposium
EMTs and paramedics play a large role in the health of society, and in doing so, they experience and witness many traumatic things.
Losing a Lifeline
“An ambulance is not a replacement for the functions of an emergency department,” said Ed Racht, chief medical officer for Global Medical Response, the parent company that provides...
CAMTS & CAMTS Global Award New Accreditations & Reaccreditations
CAMTS also awarded 16 reaccreditations including Air Evac Lifeteam and AirMed International.
Global Medical Response Announces Key Executive Appointments
Dr. Ed Racht, CMO and Sean Tuley, CIO, assume leadership roles.
Does ALS Really Matter?
Dr. Ed Racht, GMR Chief Medical Officer, speaking at the Pinnacle EMS Conference challenges attendees to think differently about old assumptions and the meaning of ALS and BLS.
New Study Shows Americans Believe Air Ambulance Services Are a Critical Healthcare Service
The results of a new national survey of 1,240 American adults, revealing almost 90% consider air ambulances a critical service in healthcare, with 95% agreeing that these services help save lives.
CAMTS Awards Full Accreditation to Air Evac Lifeteam
Seth Myers, president of Air Evac Lifeteam, said Air Evac was first accredited by CAMTS in 2008, and has earned continuous reaccreditation ever since.
Emergency Medical Response Upgraded
The new contract with AMR provides Greenfield with a professional medical response and deployment plan through 2022.
HFOT Partners with AirMedCare Network
Homes For Our Troops, the national non-profit organization that builds and donates specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post-9/11 veterans, is partnering with AirMedCare...
AMR Deploys Resources in Response to Hurricane Barry Emergency Efforts
AMR will be sending resources to assist under company’s FEMA contract.
Don’t Put Private-Insurer Profits Over Patient Emergency Care
Legislation moving through the U.S. Senate is putting rural access to air medical helicopters in grave jeopardy.
GMR Companies Respond to California Earthquakes
Company sent crews to evacuate hospitals, provide backup support to local EMS. All air, ground operations remain running and fully operational.
Lyft Hails New Ride Share Market As Medicaid Provider
Lyft’s announcement offers a glimpse into the expanding and lucrative opportunities for ride sharing companies.
Tripping Me Up
A first-person account of an overseas medical incident and how a membership in AirMed saved the day for one patient.
40 Years of Helicopter Emergency Services
The storied history and community ties were on full display at the 40th anniversary of St. Vincent Healthcare’s Helicopter Emergency Lifesaving Program.
Guardian Flight to Hold Memorial Service
Guardian Flight will honor the lives lost on the last flight of N13YL at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 7.
Stroke Awareness Month with the AirEvac Lifeteam
The AirEvac Lifeteam explains causes, symptoms and the care they provide when it comes to strokes.
Juncos Racing Expands Partnerships With NFP and GMR
Juncos Racing announced NFP and GMR will join the team for Kyle Kaiser’s No. 32 entry for the 103rd Running of the Indy 500 presented by Gainbridge.
Anchorage Medics Class Aims to Stop the Bleed
Providence Alaska Medical Center staff shared vital first aid skills with Anchorage residents in a class focused on how to halt blood loss from major injuries.
Air Evac Lifeteam Vital to Saving Lives at Navicent Health
The Medical Center, Navicent Health say they depend on helicopter teams to get trauma victims to the emergency room quickly.
Dying Veteran Gets His Wish to Attend Emotional Ceremony
A dying veteran got a final chance to pay tributes to his classmate and the area’ sole casualty from the Vietnam war thanks to the Sentimental Journey program by AMR.
Kids Receive Fun Lesson About First Responders at National EMS Week Kick-off
The Air Evac Lifeteam Five flew high over the Quincy Mall to kick-off National EMS Week on Sunday. This event is to help show the public how emergency responders help in a time of need.
MetroCare/AMR Continues Operations in Abilene, TX After Widespread Tornado Damage
All crew members have checked in safe. Company encourages residents across the country to heed emergency warnings.
Toddler Found Alive After Three Days Missing in Kentucky Wilderness
Great team effort by AirEvac Lifeteam 116 and Lifeguard who assisted in the efforts to find and transport the toddler. Two Lifeguard employees were also on the search team that found the child.
AMR Named Presenting Sponsor for NTT IndyCar Series
AMR, a Global Medical Response company, has signed on to be the presenting sponsor for the NTT IndyCar Series REV Group Grand Prix weekend of June 20-23. This year's event will be known as the...
GMR and AMR Support First Responder Well-being Initiatives
Pending Connecticut legislation supports adding PTSD under worker’s compensation.
REACH Air Medical Services Adding Guardian Flight to Company Operations
Integrating these two air ambulance providers presents substantial opportunities for operational synergies, which will result in increased service and enhanced care to the communities they serve...
Unity Medical Center Praised for Heart Attack Response
Praise also went to Air Evac Lifeteam, which is a key method of patient transportation for those who present with a STEMI. The team at Air Evac is very important in this process. Without them and...
Flight Paramedic Recognized for Longstanding Service to Medical Evacuation
Flight paramedic Kevin "Wrap" Bess marks 20 years in the medical evacuation field. He said it is a career, both rewarding in saving the lives of patients, and getting involved with the...
Crash Victim Returns to Visit Rescuers
Tony Thornton wasn’t expected to survive, but he did, thanks to the efforts of emergency personnel. He went back to meet with some of those rescuers at the AirEvac facility to thank them.
A Look Inside an Air Evac Helicopter
“Everything you see in this aircraft, in the small, condensed area, is what they have in the ER setting, not including all the medications we’re carrying. We’re up to 70 different...
CAMTS Awards New Accreditation and Multiple Reaccreditations
The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) has awarded new accreditation to one medical transport service and reaccreditation to 23 services at the CAMTS April 2019 board...
Guardian Flight Acquires Sunrise Air Ambulance
Guardian Flight, a Global Medical Response company, has purchased Sunrise Air Ambulance and its four air medical transport bases in Arizona.
BHS Grad Becomes First Female Pilot at MCR Hospital
It all started with a single flight lesson for Samantha Poirier, who became the first female LifeLine EMS pilot at Medical Center of the Rockies (MCR) last month.
Air Evac Lifeteam Celebrates 10 Years in Logan County
Founded in rural Missouri in 1985, Air Evac is the largest independently operated emergency transport via helicopter provider in the United States, with hundreds of bases throughout dozens of...
California Dispatcher Honored by IAED
Dispatcher of the Year Award recognizes Katerine McNulty for service during 2017 wildfires.
Global Medical Response Announces Organizational Change
Company aligns air, ground, membership and fire operations.
REACH Unveils New Base in California
REACH, a Global Medical Response solution, announces the opening of a new emergency air medical transport base in Victorville, California, which will provide emergency transport services on a 24/7...
Air Medical Group Holdings Signs Purchase Agreement to Acquire Seven Bar Aviation, LLC
Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), a leading air medical transport company, has signed a purchase agreement to acquire Seven Bar Aviation, LLC (SBA).
New Medevac Chopper Blessed
The ceremony was for REACH Air Medical Services and its helicopter, which began its official medevac work as new subcontractors for American Medical Response last week.
New Helicopter Medevac to Service Maui County
A new Emergency Medical Services helicopter will soon provide 911 service for Maui, Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi. The helicopter will be dedicated on Tuesday, April 2, at the Maui Memorial Medical Center...
Like Drivers, AMR INDYCAR Safety Team Must Learn New Tracks
The AMR INDYCAR Safety Team spent weeks planning its operations, learning the intricacies of the circuit and going over countless scenarios to ensure a safe INDYCAR classic weekend.
Valley Med Flight Earns Successive NAAMTA Accreditation
Following an independent, external evaluation of administrative documentation, medical practices, and facilities, Valley Med Flight is being awarded accreditation for their fixed- and rotor-wing...
A Global Medical Response with a Local Solution
Air medical transport relies on helicopters, from the H125 to twin-engine aircraft, to bring critically ill or injured people to intensive-care facilities.
AMR and REACH Air Medical Services Help with Emergency County Ambulance Transition
American Medical Response (AMR) and REACH Air Medical Services announced today that the companies have successfully helped transition emergency ambulance services.
Air Evac Team Visits SCKMC ER Staff
Several SCKMC emergency room workers recently had an up close and personal look at a life flight helicopter.
Fighting Opioids from the Frontline
AMR Regional Director Chris Stawasz was recognized for his leadership in coordinating the emergency medical services response to the opioid crisis in the state – and underscored the...
Patients of Air Ambulance Services Need Coverage When it Counts
While many private insurers do right by their clients and cover air medical transportation at a fair rate, many pay far below the cost of the services by claiming the transport wasn’t...
A Fighting Chance
Air Evac Lifeteam crew takes charge when their pilot suffers a medical emergency.
Rural Metro Announces Free AirMed Benefit for Subscribers
Rural Metro Fire is proud to announce their partnership with AirMed. AirMed, a 24/7/365 Medical Air Transport company, focuses on fixed wing aircraft transportation from hospital to hospital...
NAEMSP® Welcomes New Leadership
David K. Tan, MD, EMT-T, FAAEM, FAEMS, is the new president of the association. Tan is also the medical director of AMR/Abbott EMS and medical director of the Clayton Fire Department.
Global Medical Response Joins IMSA as Newest Corporate Partner
Partnership with industry leader expands IMSA’s medical support and incident response.
Airbus Signs Orders for Six EMS Helicopters
REACH Air Medical Services will add three H125s and two H130s to its current fleet.
REACH Air Medical Services to acquire five new Airbus helicopters
REACH Air Medical Services will boost its life saving capabilities with the addition of five Airbus helicopters.
AMGH Responds to AMR Request for Hurricane Michael EMS Deployment
AMGH companies are sending caregivers and rotor wing air assets to assist under AMR’s contract with FEMA.
AMR Activates National Command Center and Deploys Emergency Response Teams for Catastrophic Hurricane Michael
AMR and network providers are deploying crews and medical transportation ground assets to assist affected communities.
AMR Activates National Command Center and Deploys Emergency Response Teams for Hurricane Florence
AMR, its sister companies at AMGH and network providers are deploying crews and medical transportation ground and air assets to assist affected communities.
Stormont Vail Health Finalizing Sale of Life Star
Stormont Vail Health is finalizing the sale of Life Star, the organization’s air transport service for trauma and other emergency patients, to Med-Trans Corporation (Med-Trans).
REACH Air Medical Services Opens Napa Base
The new Napa base will accelerate services already available in neighboring Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake counties. The new base will operate year-round.
Questions for Air Medical Group Holdings CEO Fred Buttrell
Aviation Week – March 23, 2018 AMGH CEO Fred Buttrell provides an overview of AMGH operations.
AMGH and AMR Complete Transaction and Combine Under New Parent Company Global Medical Response
Greenwood Village, CO, and Lewisville, TX – Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), a KKR portfolio company, and American Medical Response (AMR) today announced the completion of a previously...
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