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We are pleased to announce that Phelps Air medical helicopter program, in conjunction with Phelps Health in Rolla, Missouri, has achieved a tremendous milestone of 1,000 patient flights. The 1,000th mission, completed in the fourth quarter of 2020, helped a patient receive critical care at a distant facility, illustrating the benefits of local air medical […]
At Air Methods, we pride ourselves on a diverse range of capabilities with a focus on providing resources to help improve the communities we serve. While our largest offering is direct air medical services, with air ambulance bases all over the country, we also have expertise in the design and manufacture of aeromedical and aerospace […]
On Saturday, April 17, 2021, Chris Myers, Air Methods Executive Vice President of Customer Experience, Reimbursement, and Strategic Initiatives, testified before the NCOIL Health Insurance & Long Term Care Issues Committee regarding the NCOIL Model Act regarding Air Ambulance Protections Draft. The following is the complete text of his testimony with presented materials. The hearing […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]