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May 2017
 
IN THIS ISSUE...
The Powers' grateful account
Scott Reiff's lifesaving flight
News from around the network
Dear Valued Member,

Spring is here, summer is near, and AirMedCare Network coverage continues to expand and grow! We're excited to announce plans to acquire Air Medical Resource Group (AMRG) of South Jordan, Utah, which has 62 base locations in 15 states, including Alaska and Hawaii.

With this expanded service area, you'll be covered in even more areas than ever before—especially beneficial as you travel this summer. Check out our updated coverage area map—we continue to increase the value of your Membership! We're so thankful for your continued support.

Please don't forget to share your stories with us!

Safe travels,

Keith Hovey
Vice President, Membership
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Testimonials
“Because AirMedCare Network members pay no out-of-pocket expense for a flight by any of the network's providers, the cost of their transport was covered by their membership!”
KEVIN HARMER
Dick and Elizabeth Power of Vidalia, Louisiana were enjoying a summer trip in Yellowstone National Park. While out on a tour, Mr. Power found himself struggling to breathe. He was taken to the Old Faithful Clinic where the staff saw a possibility of cardiac stress and hypoxia. When they saw his EKG, they realized their patient needed specialized care beyond what they could offer.
With no time to waste, the doctors requested air transport. Within minutes, the AMCN provider REACH was headed their way. With the crew's quick and caring attention, Mr. Power made it to Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital, a certified Level III Trauma Center,
READ FULL STORY HERE
 
Scott with flight nurse Beth Frisby
 
MEMBERSHIP REALLY PAYS OFF!
At first glance, the Olympic sport of curling may not seem like a dangerous sport, but there is definite risk involved. Unfortunately, 42-year-old Scott Reiff learned this the hard way.
Scott was on a fun weekend getaway in Lake Tahoe, California, taking a curling lesson with a member of the Israeli Olympic Team. But soon Scott's vacation plans were dashed when he slipped and hit his head hard on the ice.
In the ER, doctors ordered a CT scan of Scott's skull, which showed he'd suffered a cerebral contusion with bleeding in his brain. Scott's internal injuries were potentially life-threatening if not treated quickly with proper care.
Scott's doctor had valid concerns about brain swelling, so he requested Scott be transported to a higher level of care via helicopter. The crew at CALSTAR-6 in South Lake Tahoe received the call.
READ FULL STORY HERE
In the News
 
Sims Sixth-Grader Peyton Jones, Saves Brother's Life

Santa Rosa County, FL – Sixth-grader Peyton Jones called 9-1-1 after she noticed her 3-year-old brother, Holton, struggling to breathe while napping. After 15 days in the pediatric intensive care unit, Holton was diagnosed with ROHHAD, a rare and life-threatening condition.

Peyton was honored for saving her brother's life by Santa Rosa County Emergency Communications with a 9-1-1 Hero Award. The well-attended ceremony at the school was capped by Peyton and her mother, Genia, taking a ride in an emergency helicopter, Lifeguard 1.
REACH Air Medical Services Opens New Bases

Santa Rosa, CA – REACH Air Medical Services (REACH) announced the opening of a new air ambulance base in Napa County. The base, located at the Napa County Airport, will begin 24/7 air medical transport service next month.

Murrieta, CA – REACH Air Medical Services (REACH) has begun round-the-clock air medical operations from their new base at the French Valley Airport in Murrieta, California.

Roseburg, OR – REACH Air Medical Services (REACH) announced plans to open a new air ambulance base in Roseburg, Oregon with service expected to begin in early summer.
LIFE FORCE Flight Paramedic Awarded Flight Paramedic of The Year

San Antonio, TX – Erlanger Health System and LIFE FORCE Air Medical announced Jason Clark, clinical educator and flight paramedic, as the recipient of the 2017 Tim Hynes Award, formerly known as the Flight Paramedic of the Year Award. The award is presented by the International Association of Flight and Critical Care Paramedics each year to an exceptional paramedic who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and paramedic professionalism, as nominated by their peers. The award was presented to Mr. Clark during the Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference in San Antonio, TX on Tuesday.
AMCN Fly-U-Home
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If you're hospitalized far from home, AMCN Fly-U-Home provides air medical transportation,
bedside-to-bedside, to the hospital of your choice — with no out-of-pocket expenses in relation to your
flight. Travel more safely with this additional, affordable coverage from AMCN.
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Or call: 844-868-0585

*AMCN Fly-U-Home can be purchased through the AirMedCare Network, but is a separate
membership, and does not have reciprocity with other providers in the AirMedCare Network
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AirMedCare Network is an alliance among Air Evac Lifeteam, Med-Trans Corporation, REACHSM Air Medical Services and AirMed International, creating America's largest air ambulance membership network.
•   Over 260 locations in 32 states
•   More than 2.6 million network members
•   Over 125 years of combined experience
•   Most Commission on Accreditation of Medical
Transport Services (CAMTS) accredited
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AirMedCare Network participating providers include:

Air Evac Lifeteam • Med-Trans Corporation • REACH Air Medical Services • AEROCARE • AIRLINK • AirLink CCT • Air Reach •
AnMed Life Flight • Arizona LIFELINE • Cal-Ore Life Flight • CALSTAR • EagleMed • First Flight • FlightCare • GHS Med Trans •
Life Air Rescue • LIFE FORCE LIFESTAR • McAlester Regional Air Care • MEDUCARE AIR • Memorial Star Transport •
Mercy Air Care • Mercy AIR MED • Methodist AirCare • Midwest AeroCare • North Colorado Med Evac • Regional One •
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†AirMed membership can be purchased through the AirMedCare Network, but is a separate membership, and does not have reciprocity with the other providers in the AirMedCare Network

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