May 31, 2011

Angel MedFlight and Fredericktown Fire: Teaming up to Save Lives

The Fredericktown (Ohio) Community Fire District’s fire-suppression fleet just grew by one, courtesy of a surprise gift from Jeremy Freer, a Fredericktown Fire alumnus and President and CEO of international air medical transport leader Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance. He surprised the district with a new Polaris Wildfire off-road rescue vehicle, presented during a May 28 pancake breakfast at the firehouse.

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May 17, 2011

Celebrating MedEvac Hour as Part of EMS Week

As we celebrate National EMS Week (May 15-21), we want to highlight the unique and crucial role that critical care fixed wing, helicopter and ground transport play within the EMS system.

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May 13, 2011

2010 Aviation Scholarship Winner: Where Is He Now?

Last fall, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University student Drew Cochran received the 2010 Angel MedFlight Scholarship for Excellence in Aviation. Angel MedFlight’s scholarship season is in full-swing again (we are taking applications through June 30, 2011), and we caught up with Drew to see where he is now.

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May 10, 2011

Happy National Nurses Week!

Angel MedFlight is celebrating National Nurses Week, which is held May 6-12, every year. This week-long celebration raises awareness of the value of nursing and helps educate the public about the role nurses play in meeting Americans’ health care needs.

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April 27, 2011

Angel MedFlight’s New Learjet 60 Transforms Air Medical Service

Angel MedFlight is proud to introduce our latest innovation – the newly acquired Learjet 60 has NOW ARRIVED. Angel MedFlight continues to revolutionize the air medical industry, becoming one of the first organizations in North America to utilize the Lear 60 for dedicated patient medical transport.

The advantages of using the Lear 60 in air ambulance service are numerous: Continue Reading...

April 26, 2011

April 1, 2011

Rapid Response Patient Transport

How efficiently can Angel MedFlight coordinate a Bedside-to-Bedside air medical transport?

“We typically request 24 hours to coordinate an air medical flight,” says Patricia Carmichael, Angel MedFlight’s chief registered nurse flight coordinator, “but we have arranged flights in as few as three hours.”

What does coordination include?  CONTINUE READING...

March 28, 2011

AZBAA Golf Benefit Raises $75,000 for Aviation Scholarships

Angel MedFlight Proudly Supports AZBAA Fundraiser

The 10th Annual Golf Benefit hosted by the Arizona Business Aviation Association was a huge success, and once again the Angel MedFlight team had a ball helping with set-up, registration and photos.

Held March 26 at the McCormick Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., the benefit attracted more than 130 players, with 40 aviation businesses around the Valley supporting the event. The tournament raised $75,000 for a scholarship endowment benefiting Arizona business aviation students.

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March 25, 2011

Enter to Win a Trip to the CMSA National Conference in San Antonio!

Trip Giveaway Sponsored by Angel MedFlight

CMSA is giving away an all-inclusive trip for two, sponsored by Angel MedFlight, to the CMSA 21st Annual Conference & Expo in San Antonio, Texas, June 14-17, 2011. 

The conference is the perfect opportunity to earn CE credits, network with colleagues and meet health care service providers, like Angel MedFlight, at the CM Expo.

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March 9, 2011

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Each year in the United States, more than 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury – that’s one every 18 seconds.  CONTINUE READING...

March 2, 2011

Angel MedFlight Featured in Series on Saving Lives

Two-Part Special Airs on Univision

The methods may vary – medical jet, helicopter, ambulance – but the mission is the same: to answer the call to save lives.  CONTINUE READING... 

January 21, 2011

January 10, 2011

ANGEL MEDFLIGHT NAMES NEW CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Jan. 10, 2011 – Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance, renowned innovator in air medical transportation, has promoted Rastislav “Rusty” Valko to Chief Operations Officer. In the COO position, Valko will oversee company-wide operations.  READ FULL STORY...