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2020 has been a year of disruption. It has taken the contents of our lives, metaphorically dumped them out on a table like a woman searching for keys in her purse and thrown them all back in the bag – old gum wrappers, crumpled receipts, and all. OUR LIVES HAVE BEEN TURNED UPSIDE DOWN We […]
As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the U.S., Nebraska doctors are seeing a dangerous milestone approaching – compromised quality healthcare. The pandemic has threatened the availability of hospital beds and, as healthcare workers explain, it continues to push them to physical and mental exhaustion. The irony though, as things get worse, […]
On Thursday, December 10, 2020, Chris Myers, Air Methods EVP of reimbursement and strategic initiatives, testiﬁed before NCOIL in support of the Model Act Regarding Air Ambulance Patient Protections, which seeks to regulate air medical memberships as insurance products. The following is the complete text of that testimony. Chair Hunter and Vice Chair Ferguson, thank […]
This past summer, Stephanie Queen joined the Air Methods executive team as the Senior Vice President of Clinical Services. With 20 years of nursing under her belt, Queen has leveraged her expertise and passion for improving the quality and safety of healthcare delivery across the country for Air Methods. Before making the move to Colorado, […]
As part of their women leadership series, Authority Magazine recently interviewed our CEO, JaeLynn Williams, about her leadership at one of the country’s largest air medical service providers. JaeLynn spoke with Phil La Duke from Authority Magazine about the unconventional path that led her to where she is today, the excitement and challenges of being […]
We’re happy to announce that we have entered an in-network agreement with HealthPartners, a consumer-governed, nonprofit healthcare organization based in Bloomington, Minnesota. The agreement enables Air Methods to provide HealthPartners plan members – totaling 1.8 million people across Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, North Dakota, and South Dakota – with critical air medical services at discounted […]
Wildfires have engulfed California since late summer, with 8,500 wildfires burning over 4.2 million acres to date. Air Methods’ crews in California have been called upon to help with many missions related to this statewide disaster. The below is the story of one such rescue: On September 5, the Sierra National Forest in California’s Central […]
Our CEO, JaeLynn Williams, opened up about her advocacy for saving lives and her ambitious goal for Air Methods to be 100% in-network with health insurance companies on this week’s episode of the HIT Like a Girl Podcast. Williams spoke with hosts Joy Rios and Robin Roberts about the unconventional path that led her to […]
Air Methods’ contractual partner, Vanderbilt LifeFlight of Nashville, Tennessee, has been named the Air Medical Program of the Year by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS). This prestigious award, sponsored by Airbus Helicopters, recognizes an air medical program that has demonstrated a superior level of patient care, management prowess, and quality leadership through visionary […]
Yesterday, the New York Times published an article about a COVID-19 patient in Pennsylvania who was transported by Air Methods. After the transport, the patient’s health insurance company, Independence Blue Cross, denied coverage for the COVID-related transport and medical care. The article incorrectly identified Conemaugh Medstar as the Air Methods partner that transported the patient, […]
For the past three years, Air Methods has been focused on securing in-network partnerships with health insurance companies so that our patients receive a discounted rate for our services. Air Methods is now in-network with more than 50 commercial health plans across the U.S. Over 80% percent of the population is covered for Air Methods’ […]
Emergency Nurses Week is celebrated October 11 through 17, with a special focus on October 14 for Emergency Nurses Day. We talked to a couple of our amazing nurses to get their perspective on the job they are so passionate about. Waking up each day as a flight nurse at Air Methods is anything but […]