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CHRIS MYERS TESTIMONY BEFORE THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF INSURANCE LEGISLATORS (NCOIL)

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HOW AIR METHODS IS INNOVATING AIR MEDICAL EDUCATION WITH GAMES

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In 2021, we redesigned our clinical education approach to embrace emerging technology and advanced educational concepts. As part of this initiative, our clinical education team has moved away from pass/fail competency validation in favor of a team-based and employee-first approach. To maximize learning, training events are now designed around improving patient outcomes by focusing on […]

NEW AMPED EPISODE: TREATING PATIENT SHOCK

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Our podcast, AMPED (Air Methods Prehospital Education) is back this week with a new installment. The podcast, which launched in early 2021, 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 […]

AIR METHODS REOPENS SEASONAL AIR IDAHO RESCUE BASE IN WEST YELLOWSTONE

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Our subsidiary, Air Idaho Rescue, has reopened its West Yellowstone seasonal air medical base serving the greater Yellowstone region. In conjunction with Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC), the Air Idaho Rescue base extends care to Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, the Gallatin National Forest, and the Madison River valley. The base officially […]

RECREATION, COVID-19 SURGES STRESSED EMS SYSTEMS LAST YEAR

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It’s been a strange, stressful year for our flight paramedics and nurses in eastern Idaho, with pandemic challenges adding a new burden to their ordinary tasks of patient transport and wilderness rescue. A job that once consisted of ferrying critical patients from outlying hospitals to larger facilities and stabilizing patients from trips deep in the […]

AIR METHODS’ TESTIMONY ON SB 1038 REGARDING AIR MEDICAL MEMBERSHIPS BEFORE THE TENNESSEE SENATE

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On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, Ruthie Barko, Air Methods Director of Government Affairs, testified before the Tennessee Senate Commerce and Labor Committee in support of SB 1038, which seeks to provide consumers protection in regards to air medical memberships. The following is the complete text of her testimony, which can also be viewed on the […]

AIR METHODS CHIEF NURSING OFFICER OPENS UP ABOUT NEED TO ADDRESS CLINICIAN GRIEF

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At Air Methods, we emphasize the importance of taking care of our clinicians who selflessly care for their patients day in and day out. We know what they do isn’t normal. They are constantly exposed to human pain, suffering, and death, which exacts a severe toll over time even as they are conditioned to greet […]

AMPED PODCAST TACKLES PATIENT SHOCK IN LATEST EPISODE

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Our new podcast, AMPED (Air Methods Prehospital Education), is back this week with a new installment. The podcast, which was launched last month, 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 […]

JAELYNN WILLIAMS OPENS UP ABOUT BEING A WOMAN OF THE C-SUITE

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To kick off Women’s History Month, Air Methods CEO JaeLynn Williams recently participated in a virtual panel discussion from Barclays’ gender network’s Power Hour series, Leading Voices: Perspectives from the Female C-suite. Williams stood alongside Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture, and Betsy Ward, CFO of MassMutual, and focused on the themes of leadership, diversity and […]

AIR METHODS CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2021

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International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality. Today, we celebrate our female nurses, pilots, engineers, […]

AIR METHODS LAUNCHES AMPED PODCAST TO ELEVATE CRITICAL CARE CONVERSATIONS

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Last week, we announced the launch of our Air Methods Prehospital Education (“AMPED”) podcast, which 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. “Medicine is an ongoing educational and evolutionary process,” said Joe Hill, RN, clinical director for Air […]

LIFESAVE TRANSPORT ANNOUNCES HIRING PUSH FOR FLIGHT NURSES AND MEDICS

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Our subsidiary in Kansas and Nebraska, LifeSave Transport (LifeSave), is adding to its growing teams in Kansas and Nebraska with opportunities available for pilots, nurses, paramedics, and A&P mechanics for both helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft. Bases are located throughout Kansas in Colby, Dodge City, Emporia, Garden City, Liberal, and Salina, as well as in McCook, […]