Med-Trans Corp., a leader in the air medical industry, announced today that Ken Grimes has accepted a position as V.P. of Business Development and will be working out of the corporate headquarters in Lewisville, Texas.
Grimes has an in-depth knowledge of the air medical services industry, most recently holding the position of Senior Account Manager for Golden Hour Data Systems. Responsibilities included assisting in EMS system management, working with medical flight programs in analyzing their operations and assisting with implementation of processes to improve performance and operational efficiency.
Mr. Grimes earned his Masters in Public Administration from LaSalle University and his Executive Leadership from National Fire Academy. He has also received certifications as a Fire Fighter, Paramedic, Fire Inspector, Executive Fire Officer, Pilot and Certified Medical Transport Executive.
Prior to joining Golden Hour, Mr. Grimes was a Regional Vice President for Air Methods Corp., responsible for operations and business development for more than 750 employees and 50 air medical programs. Mr. Grimes affiliations include the Commission of Accreditation of Medical Transport Services site surveyor, Association of Air Medical Services disaster committee and Center for Public Safety Excellence Accreditation site surveyor.
“Ken is sure to be an outstanding addition to our team,” said Rob Hamilton, Sr. V.P. of Business Development. “His professional experience, education and management abilities will help Med-Trans continue to build upon our unique culture of serving others as well as our overall focus on safety and quality patient care.”
Med-Trans Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a leading provider of air ambulance programs in selected locations throughout the United States, focused on establishing partnerships with foremost hospital systems, medical centers and EMS agencies to provide customized air medical programs through specialized delivery formats, including alternative delivery models, community based models or traditional hospital-based models. The company’s extensive fleet delivers teams of highly trained medical and flight professionals to patients requiring emergency medical care and transports the patient to the appropriate medical facility.
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