• Bob Eibert: A Defenders of Tomorrow story

    “You never think anything is going to happen to you, and then your life changes in a second,” Bob Eibert, Air Methods patient, said, months after his auto accident.

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  • Karen Espinosa: A Defenders of Tomorrow story

    Five or 10 years ago, Karen would have ended up in a nursing home after such a severe stroke, but newer treatments and the quick response made possible a full recovery, for Karen Espinosa, Air Methods patient. As someone who works with stroke victims, she has seen how it can leave people severely disabled. “I’m so lucky to be talking,” she said. Karen returned to work within 10 days.

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  • Send a card, grant a wish this holiday for young Air Methods patient

    One of the youngest survivors of last month’s Sutherland Springs church shooting, who is also an Air Methods patient, is requesting holiday cards be sent to him this Christmas as he continues to recover from the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history. Air Methods leadership, who is also participating in the holiday card efforts, has asked that our teammates please consider sending a card to Ryland.

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  • Trip Collins: A Defenders of Tomorrow Story

    When Brittany Collins heard the gunshot and looked at her three-year-old son, Trip, he was clutching his stomach. The little boy had accidentally got a hold of a weapon and shot himself. Everything that happened over the next minutes was critical to the boy’s survival.

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  • University-style research means life-saving improvements for Air Methods emergency procedures

    Much like a university or research hospital, Air Methods has established an Institutional Review Board (IRB) that approves research to make sure it applies ethical methodology. Air Methods is the first healthcare ambulance company to create its own IRB. With a database of 8,500 procedures, Air Methods derives statistical research from its operations nationwide to scientifically establish best practices.

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