Press Releases

AIR METHODS LAUNCHES AMPED PODCAST TO ELEVATE CRITICAL CARE CONVERSATIONS

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Leading air medical physicians and nurses to interview clinicians about unique experiences and lessons learned from the frontlines GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider in the U.S., today announced the launch of its Air Methods Prehospital Education (“AMPED”) podcast. AMPED, which is designed for prehospital […]

CAMTS PUBLIC NOTIFICATION: ACCREDITATION SITE VISIT TO AIR METHODS MIDWEST REGION

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The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems will conduct an accreditation site visit of: Air Methods Midwest Region (Medflight, ARCH, Phelps Air, HSHS Rescue Flight, Saints Flight, LifeNet of Michigan, Air Methods Kentucky, LifeStar, Christ LifeFlight, and LifeNet McHenry) on February 25-26, 2021.  The purpose of the site visit will be to evaluate the program’s […]

AIR METHODS DONATES AIRCRAFT TO MERCY AIR AFRICA

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Donation will further nonprofit’s mission to support those who serve isolated communities in southern region of Africa with expanded reach and easier access GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., December 3, 2020 – Air Methods, a leading air medical service in the U.S., announced today that it has donated an Airbus AS350B2 helicopter to southern Africa-based humanitarian relief […]

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES NEW UTAH BASE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MOUNTAINSTAR HEALTHCARE

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 Air Methods, the leading air medical service in the U.S., announced today that it has partnered with MountainStar Healthcare and will open a base in Ogden, Utah on Nov. 3 as AirLife Utah. The base will serve Ogden Regional Medical Center, Cache Valley Hospital, Brigham City Hospital, Pleasant View Emergency Center, and Lakeview Hospital, and other surrounding […]

VANDERBILT LIFEFLIGHT NAMED NATIONAL PROGRAM OF THE YEAR BY LEADING TRADE ORGANIZATION

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Vanderbilt LifeFlight, a subsidiary of Air Methods, a global leader in air medical transport, 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 […]

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES IN-NETWORK AGREEMENT WITH HEALTHPARTNERS

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 Air Methods, a leading air medical service provider in the U.S., today announced that it has entered an 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 – […]

AIR METHODS CHOOSES AIRBUS HCARE TO SUPPORT ITS FLEET OF 31 EC145 HELICOPTERS

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This initial five-year contract is the largest civil operator of Airbus helicopters     GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, Oct. 15, 2020 – Air Methods Corporation – the largest civil operator of Airbus helicopters worldwide with more than 450 aircraft in operation – has signed a $24 million, five-year HCare Smart support contract with Airbus Helicopters, Inc. to cover […]

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES NEW ALABAMA LIFESAVER BASE IN EVERGREEN

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Air Methods, the leading air medical service in the U.S., announced today that its subsidiary, LifeSaver, has opened a new base in Evergreen, Ala., to provide emergency air medical services to the city and surrounding area. Other Alabama counties that will be served by the base include Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Butler, Wilcox, Monroe, Clarke, Baldwin, […]

AIR METHODS LEAD MECHANIC HONORED BY FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

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by Air Methods Thomas “TJ” Hall, Air Methods airbase lead mechanic for Atrium Health’s MedCenter Air in Charlotte, N.C., has dedicated much of his life to maintaining helicopters that save lives. Hall started his career in the Vietnam War, at the age of 20, and has never looked back. His hard work and dedication earned him a special honor […]

AIR METHODS STATEMENT ON FLORIDA HB 747

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by Air Methods On Sept. 18, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed HB 747: Coverage for Air Ambulance Services into law. Air Methods has released the following statement on the legislation: Two years ago, when Gov. Ron DeSantis was on the campaign trail, he praised “patient-centered, market-based insurance.” But that notion suffered a severe setback for […]

WELLSPAN HEALTH, AIR METHODS ANNOUNCE LAUNCH OF WELLFLIGHT AIR AMBULANCE

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WellSpan Health,an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland and Air Methods, a leading air medical service in the U.S., have jointly launched a new medical helicopter service. The initiative is aimed at improving access to emergency air transport services for the most critically injured or sick patients. The new […]

UNITED ROTORCRAFT AND SIKORSKY DELIVER FIREHAWK HELICOPTERS TO COMBAT CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES

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by Air Methods In California, more than 16,750 firefighters are battling the 29 major wildfires that have burned a total of 3.3 million acres across the state. The record-breaking temperatures and lack of rain have exacerbated these conditions and are not expected to improve any time soon. United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, […]

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