December 27, 2010

Inside the Storm: Angel MedFlight in Philadelphia

The skies were clear when Angel MedFlight crews safely transported a patient from Rochester, N.Y. to Philadelphia on Dec. 24.

But the storm was looming, and cloudless skies soon gave way to the season’s first major winter storm.  CONTINUE to FULL STORY...

December 23, 2010

Inside the Hangar: Overview of a Major Learjet Overhaul

On Dec. 31, 2009, Angel MedFlight acquired a Learjet 35.  At the time of purchase, the aircraft was one year away from a 12 Year Airframe Inspection and 680 hours away from the 12,000 Hour Airframe Inspection.  CONTINUE READING and WATCH VIDEO....

December 16, 2010

TODAY Show Spotlights Journey of Angel MedFlight Brain Injury Transport Patient

A brutal beating in a parking lot in the early morning hours of Nov. 7, 2009 left West Virginia University student Ryan Diviney in a coma. He’s still in a coma today.

It’s a heartbreaking story of a senseless moment that forever altered Ryan’s life. Angel MedFlight transported Ryan in Feb. 2010.

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November 12, 2010

Commercial Medical Escort: A Less Expensive Alternative to Air Ambulance Transport

An air ambulance is a medically dedicated aircraft primarily used to transport critically injured or ill patients over long distances when other forms of transportation would be impossible, impractical or too great of a risk. When a patient’s condition is more stable and time is less critical, other methods of transportation – like ground ambulance or commercial medical escort – are less expensive alternatives to air ambulance transport.  READ FULL ARTICLE...

November 5, 2010

SUPPORTING THE NATIONAL STROKE ASSOCIATION NEW YORK CITY MARATHON TEAM

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, and a leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability.  It can happen to anyone, at anytime and at any age.

For Mark and Elizabeth Scheid, it happened in July of 2009 on the last night of a Caribbean cruise.  They were celebrating their 17th wedding anniversary when Mark, 44, suffered a massive stroke.  CONTINUE READING...

October 13, 2010

Celebrate National Case Management Week

Case managers have many responsibilities and may not know exactly what each day will bring. But one thing is certain; they devote hours of time, expertise, and dedication to supporting individuals, family members and caregivers who seek their help and intervention.  CONTINUE READING...

October 5, 2010

Finalist Video: Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010

Video featuring Angel MedFlight President, Jeremy Freer, as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Finalist.

September 22, 2010

Angel MedFlight Receives ACE Awards for Innovation and Growth

PHOENIX, Ariz. Sept. 2010 – Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is proud to announce that the company received two Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) awards. Angel MedFlight was named the third fastest growing, privately held company in Arizona and was also presented with the ACE Innovation Award. Kelly LoCascio, Angel MedFlight CEO, accepted the honors on behalf of the Scottsdale-based air ambulance company during the 16th annual ACE ceremony in Phoenix.  READ MORE...

September 17, 2010

Medical Crews Not Only Ones Trained to Help Save Lives

At Angel MedFlight we care about patient health and safety, as well as the health and safety of our employees.

Our highly experienced medical personnel undergo a rigorous initial orientation and uphold stringent continuing education and training requirements on an annual basis.  They are well-trained and provide the highest standard of patient care.  We know patients are well cared for, but what if something happened to an employee at Angel MedFlight Headquarters? READ MORE...

September 16, 2010

Angel MedFlight Awards $3,000 Scholarship to Arizona Aviation Student

PHOENIX, Ariz. Sept. 15, 2010 – Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is pleased to announce Andrew “Drew” Cochran has been named the 2010 recipient of the Angel MedFlight Scholarship for Excellence in Aviation.   READ MORE...

September 3, 2010

Safe and Cost Effective Choice for Medical Flights

At Angel MedFlight, patient safety and comfort are always our top priority.  That is why we are excited to offer patients the Beechcraft King Air 200 Turboprop aircraft for short distance air medical transports. **  READ MORE...

September 1, 2010

Improving Patient Comfort with Custom-Made Medical Flight Transport Stretcher

Every day, the Angel MedFlight team goes above and beyond the air ambulance industry standards to ensure that patients are comfortable and receive exceptional care.

To accommodate the needs of a recent patient, the Angel MedFlight maintenance team customized an in-flight stretcher which is also known as a transport sled.  CONTINUE READING...

July 5, 2010

Air Ambulance Service Invests in Safety and Patient Care

An air ambulance service has all the potential hazards associated with providing medical care and combines them with all the potential hazards associated with aviation.  Every day the stakes are high.  In fact, The Wall Street Journal recently listed the air ambulance as the most dangerous job in America, and rightfully so.  If merely casual observance is given to safety policies and procedures in this business, people will get hurt or killed.  READ MORE...

June 29, 2010

$3,000 Scholarship Available for an Arizona Student Pursuing a Career in Aviation

If you or someone you know is working toward a degree in an aviation-related field at an Arizona college or university, please note that the deadline for the $3,000 Scholarship for Excellence in Aviation is quickly approaching.  All entries must be postmarked by July 16th to be considered for the 2010 award. MORE DETAILS...

June 17, 2010

Angel MedFlight President Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2010 Award Finalist

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., (June 17, 2010) – Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is proud to announce that the company’s president, Jeremy Freer, is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award in the Orange County/Desert Cities Program.  According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.   READ MORE...

March 15, 2010

Supporting Brain Injury Awareness Month

Every 23 seconds a brain injury occurs in the United States, according to the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA).
In recognition of March as Brain Injury Awareness Month, Angel MedFlight is wearing blue to help raise awareness and show support for those affected by this debilitating injury.  CONTINUE READING... 

March 3, 2010

"Handling Medical Emergencies Abroad"


In November 2009, Angel MedFlight transported a patient who became critically ill while vacationing in Mexico.  The patient’s story and Angel MedFlight are included in an article titled, “Handling Medical Emergencies Abroad”published in the March 2010 issue of Travel and Leisure.


February 16, 2010

Angel MedFlight President Selected to Phoenix Business Journal's Forty-Under-40

Everyone at Angel MedFlight is thrilled to learn that our fearless leader has been recognized as one of the best young leaders in the Phoenix metro market.  Jeremy Freer, Angel MedFlight Founder and President, will be featured in the upcoming issue of the Phoenix Business Journal honoring 40 Arizona professionals under 40.  READ FULL STORY...

February 3, 2010

Straight to the Heart: American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.  The most common type is coronary artery disease (CAD), which can lead to heart attack.  Other cardiovascular diseases include arrhythmia, heart failure, congenital heart disease and peripheral artery disease (PAD).  Since 1963, Congress has required thepresident to proclaim February “American Hearth Month” to help raise awareness and urge Americans to join the battle against cardiovascular diseases.  
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January 29, 2010

Time "Flies" when You're Helping Others

The first month of the new year has literally flown by at Angel MedFlight (pun intended).  Looking back, it’s amazing to see what we accomplished in such a short amount of time.  READ MORE...

January 19, 2010

Angel MedFlight, American Red Cross and HOPE worldwide Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service 2010

More than 500 volunteers arrived early Saturday morning, January 16th to help theAmerican Red Cross and HOPE worldwideshare valuable fire prevention information with Phoenix families. The event was part of nationwide outreach program in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.  Wearing blue HOPE worldwide t-shirts donated by Angel MedFlight Air Ambulance, the dedicated workers received training, were divided into teams and assigned neighborhoods.  READ MORE and VIEW PHOTOS... 

January 7, 2010

Stuck at the Airport? Start Singing


I can’t speak for everyone, but I think it is safe to say that not many people like waiting in long lines or dealing with delays at the airport.  I also, think it is safe to say that no one wants to be stranded at the airport due to a security scare.

So what do you do if you’re in the middle of a security lock down?  READ MORE and WATCH VIDEO...