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AIR METHODS’ DRONE DIVISION, SPRIGHT, TO ENTER AGREEMENT WITH LEADING DRONE INSPECTION SERVICE PROVIDER

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We are pleased to announce that Spright has entered a strategic agreement with the leading provider of end-to-end drone inspection services for utility companies, KVS Technologies. Under the agreement, KVS Technologies will launch its services in North America with Spright, Air Methods’ drone division, exclusively operating all flights for linear infrastructure inspection. This partnership brings […]

MARK GODBEY NAMED 2021 ASSOCIATION OF AIR MEDICAL SERVICES TRANSPORT MECHANIC AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

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In partnership with HealthNet Aeromedical Services, we at Air Methods Corporation are pleased to announce that long-serving Aircraft Mechanic Mark Godbey has been named the recipient of the 2021 Association of Air Medical Services Transport Mechanic Award of Excellence.  The award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the safe operation of medical […]

JAELYNN WILLIAMS SITS DOWN WITH HER STORY PODCAST TO DISCUSS HER UNCONVENTIONAL “FLIGHT PLAN” TO CEO OF AIR METHODS

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Women make up 70% of the healthcare workforce but only 20% of its leadership. Her Story explores the careers of bold and influential women from Silicon Valley to Capitol Hill and learn how they’ve overcome the odds and see what’s beyond the glass ceiling. It was developed by women for women to share stories that […]

SPRIGHT LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

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At Air Methods, we pride ourselves on a diverse range of capabilities.  While our largest offering is direct air medical services, with air ambulance bases all over the country, we knew we didn’t want to stop at that. Enter Spright, our newly formed drone solution, designed to help improve healthcare access and minimize supply challenges. […]

OUR COMMITMENT TO WILDFIRE SUPPRESSION AND PREVENTION THROUGH OUR LATEST AGREEMENT WITH SIKORSKY

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Wildfires continue to devastate the western United States and the harsh reality is that they are becoming a year-round issue, as opposed to what was once a seasonal occurrence. As the need for aerial firefighting helicopters grows, United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, has awarded Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, a contract for […]

NEW AMPED EPISODE: IT TAKES A VILLAGE

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Our podcast, AMPED (Air Methods Prehospital EDucation) has returned with another episode this month! The podcast, which launched earlier this year, is designed for prehospital and in-hospital care providers and sheds light on the unique and challenging clinical scenarios faced by our emergency medical crews. It is a first-of-its-kind platform in which air medical and […]

HOW VIRTUAL REALITY AND GAMING IMPROVE CLINICAL EDUCATION

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To achieve the best patient care and outcomes, healthcare providers continually seek innovative approaches to improve training for current and future healthcare workers. However, the constantly changing needs and expectations of learners and educators driven by advances in technology have created new challenges to delivering high-fidelity, immersive training on a wide-scale and digital platform. The […]

COLORADO DFPC SECURES CONTRACT FOR PROCUREMENT OF STATE-OF-THE-ART SIKORSKY S70I FIREHAWK® HELICOPTER

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Following one of the worst fire seasons in our home state of Colorado’s history, on Monday, August 16, we announced that the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) signed a contract with United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, to complete and deliver a Sikorsky S70i FIREHAWK® helicopter. We are proud that […]

AIR METHODS LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE DRONE SOLUTION TO ADDRESS RURAL SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES

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The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated some of the real challenges in our health care system creating an opportunity to find better solutions to extend access to healthcare, especially in rural America. Today we are excited to announce the launch of Spright, a newly formed drone solution, designed to help improve healthcare access and minimize supply challenges. Collaborating with Wingcopter, […]

NEW AMPED EPISODE: MO’ ECMO

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Our podcast, AMPED (Air Methods Prehospital Education) has returned with another episode this month! The podcast, which launched earlier this year, is designed for prehospital and in-hospital care providers and sheds light on the unique and challenging clinical scenarios faced by our emergency medical crews. It is a first-of-its-kind platform in which air medical and […]

LIFESAVE 21 AND 22 SHOWCASE NEW AIRBUS AS350/H125 IN EMPORIA AND DODGE CITY, KS

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We are happy to announce the delivery of two Airbus AS350/H125 aircrafts to LifeSave 21 and 22, an Air Methods program. The two bases are located in Emporia, KS (LifeSave 21) and Dodge City, KS (LifeSave 22). Both bases hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies to give their communities firsthand looks at the latest additions to their […]

HOW HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAINS ADAPTED TO COVID-19 CHALLENGES

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The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted a lot of people’s lives, especially in healthcare. However, the impact on the industry’s supply chain was not something most people thought about. It happened fast, though. When nations began sending workers home and closed businesses to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, it caused an abrupt stop to many vital global supply […]

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