Back to Newsroom LIFESAVE 21 AND 22 SHOWCASE NEW AIRBUS AS350/H125 IN EMPORIA AND DODGE CITY, KS Share On... by Air Methods posted July 20, 2021 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 fleets. The Airbus AS350/H125 boasts best-in-class clinical and safety benefits – making it the most utilized air medical craft in the United States. These aircrafts are reliable, versatile and shine in scene transport areas and we are grateful for the opportunity to show communities how they will be used to better serve patients in times of emergency. During missions, LifeSave crews are trained to execute lifesaving patient interventions – all while enroute to the hospital. The clinical support and speed of transport is critical to ensure patients receive the best and most timely treatment possible. In partnership with Newman Regional Health in Emporia and Western Plains Medical Center in Dodge City, the helicopters will be based out of their respective hospitals so patients can continue their care journey immediately after touchdown. Local caregivers, EMS, and Chamber Members were on site to hear from LifeSave crews on how this aircraft will be used in life saving interventions across Kansas. From providing trauma care after an accident, to administering clot-busting medications after a major stroke, the helicopter will significantly improve outcomes for patients needing immediate care in the community. Access to healthcare during a medical emergency is a critical need for every community. LifeSave is an in-network provider with a robust patient advocacy team to help patients navigate post-flight insurance requirements to keep patients’ out-of-pocket cost low. We are proud to serve a vital role in making certain that during an emergency, our friends and neighbors are rapidly provided the medical care they need.