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AAMS Publishes Findings of Air Medical Cost Study

AAMS Publishes Findings of Air Medical Cost Study

AAMS is pleased to announce the publication of the Air Medical Services Cost Study Report, conducted by the independent research firm Xcenda LLC. AAMS commissioned the study in response to an evident need for reputable, independent research, specific to air medical transport, to quantify the costs associated with providing emergent air medical transports. Further, the… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 11-Apr-17

ASU, Inc. Sponsors New MedEvac Foundation Chairman’s Award

ASU, Inc. Sponsors New MedEvac Foundation Chairman’s Award

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) Inc., sponsored the first ever MedEvac Foundation Chairman’s Award that was presented at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Charlotte, NC., during a donor reception. “This new award is just one way for us to continually honor the Helicopter Air Ambulance operators and the numerous men and women that save… Read more »

Source: ASU, 20-Dec-16

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BJ Miles from Life Flight Network Receives the 2016 AAMS Jim Charlson Safety Award

BJ Miles from Life Flight Network Receives the 2016 AAMS Jim Charlson Safety Award

Life Flight Network, the largest not-for-profit air medical transport service in the United States, is pleased to announce BJ Miles, Life Flight Network’s Director of Safety and Risk Management, has been recognized by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) as this year’s recipient of the Jim Charlson Aviation Safety Award. The Jim Charlson Aviation… Read more »

Source: Life Flight Network, 04-Dec-16

AAMS announces board election results

AAMS announces board election results

The Chair of the AAMS Nominations Committee has announced that the election for representatives for the 2016 – 2018 term on the AAMS board has come to a close, and we welcome a few new faces! Regions 3, 4, and 5 were up for re-election as well as two At-Large Director Seats. Ted Ryan, MBA,… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 21-Jul-16

AAMS replies to HEMS regulation criticism

AAMS replies to HEMS regulation criticism

In the words of the late Yogi Berra, “it seems like deja vu, all over again.” In an article entitled, “Medicare Can Actually Push HEMS To Rationality,” the author repeats many of the assertions that have divided the air medical community for years, while not offering any proof to substantiate them. The author claims the… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 08-Jul-16

HAI aims to prevent US states setting local aviation rules

HAI aims to prevent US states setting local aviation rules

HAI and five other general aviation associations yesterday wrote to key congressional committee leaders to prevent a move to amend a federal bar to states issuing laws or regulations related to air carrier prices, routes, or services. The move was contained in a letter to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochrane (R-Miss.) and the panel’s… Read more »

Source: HAI, 19-May-16

AAMS responds to high-cost accusation aimed at air medical operators

AAMS responds to high-cost accusation aimed at air medical operators

Mr. Jesse Laslovich, candidate for Montana state auditor, recently distributed an article, “Air ambulance flights add insult to injury,” suggesting air medical providers are the primary cause for the high cost of transporting critically ill patients. That position overlooks the insurance industry’s responsibility to cover their beneficiaries’ emergency medical needs. Simply put, some insurance companies… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 16-May-16

Life Flight Network CEO named Program Director of the Year by AAMS

Life Flight Network CEO named Program Director of the Year by AAMS

The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) announced Michael Griffiths, CEO of Life Flight Network (LFN), has been named the 2015 Program Director of the Year. At an awards ceremony last night in Long Beach, California, Griffiths was praised for his achievements in bringing industry leading air ambulance service to rural populations. The award is… Read more »

Source: Life Flight Network, 21-Oct-15

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AAMS states its position on drones

AAMS states its position on drones

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles/Systems (UAV/UAS) may be known by a number of names, to include model aircraft, drones, or remote-piloted aircraft (RPA).  UAV/UAS operators include aviation hobbyists, as well as commercial operators who wish to use new and emerging technology in more creative ways to satisfy consumer demand.  In the United States, and on an international… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 30-Sep-15

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MedEvac Foundation International Announces 2nd Great American Safety Drive

MedEvac Foundation International Announces 2nd Great American Safety Drive

The 2nd Great American Safety Drive, featuring two separate routes, officially gets underway in June of 2015.  The Drive is the MedEvac Add NewFoundation’s major fundraising initiative for 2015, a philanthropic event designed specifically to promote safety with our medical transport programs, and their valued partner organizations across the country. The Northern Route, featuring a… Read more »

Source: MedEvac, 22-May-15

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EHAC Update from AAMS Past President, Gerry Pagano

EHAC Update from AAMS Past President, Gerry Pagano

This year, the European Helicopter Air Medical Committee (EHAC) Annual Board meeting and Symposium was held in Brno, Czech Republic. The annual meeting included a changing of the guard. Pavel Muller, President of Alfa Helicopter, Air Rescue Service in the Czech Republic, has presided over EHAC for the past 3 years. Pavel who is well… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 11-May-15

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MedEvac Foundation Announces 2015 SMTA Scholarship Recipient

MedEvac Foundation Announces 2015 SMTA Scholarship Recipient

The MedEvac Foundation International congratulates Charlotte Clark, EMT-P, CCP-C, FP-C, CMTE, our 2015 Safety Management Training Academy (SMTA) Scholarship recipient. Ms. Clark is the Safety Officer and an active Flight Paramedic for Carilion Clinic Patient Transportation and Carilion Clinic Life-Guard in Roanoke, Va. She receives the scholarship based on her deep level of safety involvement… Read more »

Source: MedEvac, 07-May-15

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AAMS announces 2015 Excellence in Community Service Award Recipient

AAMS announces 2015 Excellence in Community Service Award Recipient

AAMS is pleased to announce the PHI Air Medical Honor Guard as our 2015 recipient of the Excellence in Community Service Award. The award will be presented on Tuesday, March 24th during the AAMS Spring Leadership Conference at the Crystal City Marriott Gateway hotel in Arlington, Va. AAMS presents this award annually to an emergency… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 25-Mar-15

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Air Medical Medicare Bill Introduced on Capitol Hill

Air Medical Medicare Bill Introduced on Capitol Hill

AAMS is very pleased to announce Representatives Pete Sessions (R-TX) and Gregory Meeks (D-NY), the co-chairs of the Congressional Air Medical Caucus, along with Todd Young (R-IN) and Bill Johnson (R-OH), formally introduced legislation in the House of Representatives this morning to utilize a common-sense, data-driven approach to update the Air Ambulance Medicare Fee Schedule… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 16-Feb-15

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HAI Industry-Government Forum

HAI Industry-Government Forum

On Wednesday, January 28, HAI will host a forum to give members and other industry leaders an opportunity to interact directly with government regulators. The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) and the Air Medical Operators Association (AMOA) are co-sponsoring the event. High-level executives from the FAA Flight Standards and Aircraft Certification offices will attend,… Read more »

Source: HAI, 27-Jan-15

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HAI, AAMS and AMOA to host Industry-Government Forum

HAI, AAMS and AMOA to host Industry-Government Forum

HAI, along with AAMS and AMOA, is hosting an Industry-Government Forum with high-level executives from the FAA Flight Standards and Aircraft Certification offices, as well as the NTSB. The forum will provide a venue for you, our members, and other industry leaders to share your views and concerns with the regulators, so you can hear… Read more »

Source: HAI, 12-Jan-15

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MedEvac Foundation International Appoints New Board of Trustees Chairman

MedEvac Foundation International Appoints New Board of Trustees Chairman

During the recent Air Medical Transport Conference in Nashville, TN , the MedEvac Foundation International appointed David Thomson, MS, MD, MPA, FACEP, CMTE as Chair of the Board of Trustees. He was elected by the Board of his peers to lead the Foundation during a time of rapid growth. Dr. Thomson succeeds Kevin Hutton, MD,… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 05-Nov-14

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AAMS Chairman provides an update on Board activity

AAMS Chairman provides an update on Board activity

Many of us are settling back into our routines following the AMTC in Nashville, Tennessee last week. With close to 2400 in attendance, participants enjoyed great keynote presentations, ten tracks of informative education courses, a sold-out exhibit hall, and, most likely, a night or two on Broadway Street enjoying some of the best musical talent… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 13-Oct-14

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AAMS Congratulates 2014 Program Director of the Year

AAMS Congratulates 2014 Program Director of the Year

During the recent Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Nashville, Tenn., the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) was pleased to award the 2014 Program Director of the Year to Edward R. Eroe, President & CEO of Life Link III in Minneapolis, Minn. This annual award is presented in recognition of superior leadership and outstanding… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 10-Oct-14

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MedFlight Receives Top Industry Award as Program of the Year

MedFlight Receives Top Industry Award as Program of the Year

Columbus, Ohio, MedFlight, the non-profit critical care transportation company owned by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and OhioHealth, was awarded the prestigious award of Program of the Year last night in Nashville, Tennessee at the annual Air Medical Transportation Conference by AAMS (Association of Air Medical Services). The Program of the Year Award… Read more »

Source: MedFlight, 07-Oct-14

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Life Flight Network earns AAMS Excellence in Community Service Award

Life Flight Network earns AAMS Excellence in Community Service Award

Life Flight Network (LFN), the nation’s largest not-for-profit air medical transport service, receives the AAMS Excellence in Community Service Award at a March 11th, 2014 ceremony in Washington, D.C. AAMS presents this award annually to recognize an exceptional emergency medical transport organization who demonstrates broad-based continuing commitment to the communities they serve. LFN is recognized… Read more »

Source: Life Flight Network, 19-Mar-14

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MedEvac Foundation Announces New Economic Impact Study

MedEvac Foundation Announces New Economic Impact Study

AAMS and the MedEvac Foundation International are pleased to announce that the MedEvac Foundation has contracted with Economic & Planning Systems, Inc. (EPS) to conduct a new Economic Impact Study focused on hospitals and hospital-based medical transport programs. The new study will examine the impacts that air medical transport and critical care ground transport programs… Read more »

Source: MedEvac Foundation, 13-Feb-14

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EagleMed Safety Director Receives AAMS Chairman’s Award

EagleMed Safety Director Receives AAMS Chairman’s Award

EagleMed’s Director of Safety Lance Hofmann has received the Chairman’s Award from the Association of Air Medical Services, Alexandria, Va. Hofmann earned the honor for his actions, commitment to safety and leadership at the organization’s Safety Management Training Academy and for his service as the association’s Safety Committee vice chair, according to past chair Gerald… Read more »

Source: EagleMed, 26-Nov-13

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AAMS Convenes Air Medical Safety Summit in Washington

AAMS Convenes Air Medical Safety Summit in Washington

AAMS recently hosted an air medical safety summit – September 5 & 6 – at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC, that brought together a group of industry stakeholders selected to represent the air medical industry across varying business models, professional designations and aircraft manufacturers. Over the course of the event, participants took part… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 16-Sep-13

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American Eurocopter awards scholarships for air safety training

American Eurocopter awards scholarships for air safety training

American Eurocopter has awarded two scholarships to leaders of Air Medical Transport  teams to attend a comprehensive training program aimed at improving the safety of air medical transport. The scholarships cover the costs of participation in the Safety Management Training Academy that is conducted annually by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), an industry… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 18-Jun-13

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Australia – CareFlight wins AAMS award

Australia – CareFlight wins AAMS award

An American aeromedical organisation has presented CareFlight with the Excellence in Community Service award in Washington for its training program last Friday. Association of Air Medical Services president Rick Sherlock said it was the first time an aeromedical service outside the US had received the award. (See full story)

Source: Blacktown Sun, 24-Apr-13

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HAI and AAMS win two year extension to FAA LOX exemption

HAI and AAMS win two year extension to FAA LOX exemption

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013, the FAA notified HAI that it is granting a 2-year extension of an exemption for helicopter EMS operators. Exemption 6002 allows properly trained air medical pilots to remove and reinstall liquid oxygen system containers under specified conditions. The exemption was set to expire on Thursday, January 31, 2013, but is… Read more »

Source: HAI, 31-Jan-13

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AAMS announces newly Chair of the Board

AAMS announces newly Chair of the Board

The board of directors of the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) recently elected Gerald M. Pagano, ATP, CFI, CFII, ASPM, past CMTE of Delray Beach, Fla., to serve a one-year term as Chair of the Board following AAMS’ 2012-2014 elections. He replaces Timothy Pickering, JD, EMT-P, CMTE of Air-Evac EMS in O’Fallon, Mo. Pagano… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 08-Nov-12

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MedFlight of Ohio wins 2012 Vision Zero aviation safety award

MedFlight of Ohio wins 2012 Vision Zero aviation safety award

American Eurocopter is proud to announce that MedFlight of Ohio has won the 2012 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award, topping the list of a record 25 nominees. MedFlight representatives were presented with the award and a $10,000 check by Anthony DiNota, American Eurocopter Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Support, during the AMTC Community… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 24-Oct-12

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2012 SMTA Scholarship winner named

2012 SMTA Scholarship winner named

Jonathan Godfrey, RN, CMTE, has been named as 2012 SMTA Scholarship winner. Godfrey won this award because of his own mission to make the medical transport community safer through education, awareness, and the encouragement of personal vigilance. Godfrey is the Safety Officer/Representative for the Children’s National Medical Center Transport Team in Washington, DC. He implemented… Read more »

Source: MedEvac Foundation International, 01-Jun-12

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AAMS to celebrate MedEvac Hour during EMS Week

AAMS to celebrate MedEvac Hour during EMS Week

Next week is National EMS Week, May 20-26, 2012, during which there will be strong focus on the important work of EMS providers nationwide. In conjunction with EMS Week, the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) will put special emphasis on the life-saving work of medevac crews around the world through our annual MedEvac Hour… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 17-May-12

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AAMS selects new CEO

AAMS selects new CEO

The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) is thrilled to announce the appointment of new CEO Richard J. Sherlock to lead the AAMS organization. Sherlock will assume the leadership position on March 10, 2012, and will serve in a dual role as the CEO of MedEvac Foundation International as well. Sherlock will be in attendance… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 06-Mar-12

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Hartford Hospital’s Life Star wins AAMS award

Hartford Hospital’s Life Star wins AAMS award

It’s the life-saving medical helicopter that has been saving lives since 1985, and its team just received a great honor. The LIFE STAR program, owned and operated by Hartford Hospital, has been selected as a recipient of the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) Program of the Year for 2011. The Program of the Year… Read more »

Source: Hartford Hospital, 22-Nov-11

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AAMS congratulates 2011 Program Director of the Year

AAMS congratulates 2011 Program Director of the Year

Alexandria, VA. – The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) is proud to announce its 2011 Program Director of the year, Thomas P. Judge, CCT-P, Executive Director, LifeFlight of Maine. The Program Director of the Year Award, sponsored by Bell Helicopter, recognizes Mr. Tom Judge for his superior level of knowledge and management prowess, quality… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 08-Nov-11

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Community Awards Recipients Honored at AMTC

Community Awards Recipients Honored at AMTC

The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) is proud to announce its 2011 Community Awards recipients. Each year, these national awards are presented to individuals and organizations that exemplify the best of the air-medical and critical-care-ground transport community. This year’s recipients were honored at a special awards dinner on October 17, 2011 during the Air… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 07-Nov-11

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AAMS appoints interim CEO

AAMS appoints interim CEO

The AAMS Search Committee, chaired by Past President of AAMS Dr. Dan Hankins and AAMS Board President Timothy Pickering, are pleased to announce that Mr. John Fiegel, CAE, has accepted the position of Interim CEO of AAMS. Dr. Hankins reflected that, “The search committee has been working diligently with our Search Consultants, Pangburn Partners, LLC,… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 27-Oct-11

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Ornge Medical Director wins AAMS award

Ornge Medical Director wins AAMS award

Ornge, a world leader in transport medicine, is proud to congratulate Dr. Russell MacDonald, Ornge’s Medical Director for Research and Development, on winning the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) Barbara A. Hess Research and Education Award. One of the transport medicine industry’s highest honours, the award was presented to Dr. MacDonald at the Air… Read more »

Source: Ornge, 20-Oct-11

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AMTC 11 opens in St. Louis, Missouri

AMTC 11 opens in St. Louis, Missouri

What: This year’s Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), the largest gathering of its kind worldwide, will bring more than 2,200 air medical transport professionals from across the globe together for 150-plus education sessions covering topics in a variety of disciplines including safety, core clinical, specialty clinical, management, aviation, research, and communications. In addition, the AMTC… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 17-Oct-11

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Strengthening AAMS and the MedEvac Foundation International is a community effort

Strengthening AAMS and the MedEvac Foundation International is a community effort

Thanks to two generous challenge donations by Air Methods Corporation, the Association of Air Medical Services and MedEvac Foundation International have received additional investment. “These challenge grants are an expression of our continuing faith in the mission of AAMS and the MedEvac Foundation. These organizations are the lifeblood of the medical transport community. Air Methods… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 17-Oct-11

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MedEvac Foundation and AAMS announces newest addition

MedEvac Foundation and AAMS announces newest addition

MedEvac Foundation and AAMS welcomes Clara Harrod for a two-month internship made possible through a grant to the MedEvac Foundation from the ExxonMobil Summer Jobs Program, administered by Volunteer Fairfax. Clara is a rising senior at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, where she volunteers as an EMT on a local Rescue Squad.  During her… Read more »

Source: MedEvac Foundation, 15-Jun-11

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AAMS Safety Management Training Academy – One Month Away

AAMS Safety Management Training Academy – One Month Away

The AAMS Safety Management Training Academy (SMTA) is a robust training program on safety management for the air medical and critical care community. The program provides a comprehensive foundation in the science and application of the discipline of safety systems for current and future leaders in emergency medical transport. Participants will garner specific knowledge and… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 03-Jun-11

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AAMS launches “MedEvac Hour” awareness campaign

AAMS launches “MedEvac Hour” awareness campaign

The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) is pleased to announce the launch of MedEvac Hour, a public awareness effort to educate the populace on the unique and crucial role that MedEvac transport plays within the larger EMS system. MedEvac crews work daily to safely and efficiently serve the most critically ill and injured patients… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 18-May-11

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AAMS renews safety commitment to International Helicopter Safety Team

AAMS renews safety commitment to International Helicopter Safety Team

The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) is proud to announce a strong renewed commitment to the safety goals of the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST). Launched in 2005, this worldwide effort led by the IHST has been centered on uncovering the means to drive down the universal helicopter accident rate. The objective is to… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 10-Mar-11

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Research finds 98.6% of helicopter EMS flights are “medically necessary”

Research finds 98.6% of helicopter EMS flights are “medically necessary”

Alexandria, VA – A research study performed by the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria found that, out of 27,697 surveyed helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) transports, only 377 (1.4%) were found to be medically inappropriate flights. These findings contradict critics of HEMS, who have long claimed that a large but until now… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 24-Feb-11

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AAMS files response to FAA Air Ambulance Safety NPRM

AAMS files response to FAA Air Ambulance Safety NPRM

The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) has officially filed its comments with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in response to the FAA’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), “Air Ambulance and Commercial Helicopter Operations, Part 91 Helicopter Operations, and Part 135 Aircraft Operations; Safety Initiatives and Miscellaneous Amendments.” Summary of Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM),Docket… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 16-Jan-11

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AAMS re-elects President for second one-year term

AAMS re-elects President for second one-year term

The board of directors of the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) elected Daniel G. Hankins, MD, FACEP, of Oronoco, Minn., to serve a second one-year term as president of the organization following AAMS’ 2010-2013 elections. Dr. Hankins and other board officers were elected during the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), held Oct. 11-13, 2010,… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 19-Oct-10

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AirLife Denver wins AAMS Air Medical Program of the Year

AirLife Denver wins AAMS Air Medical Program of the Year

Each year, several hundred air medical programs operate internationally in life-saving efforts for their surrounding communities. Thousands of emergency medical professionals, pilots, communication specialists and administrative staff work together on a daily basis to serve their patients – rural and urban, all sizes and ages, any physical malady imagineable – to keep them safe and… Read more »

Source: AirLife Denver, 11-Oct-10

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Air ambulance safety is focus of Air Medical Transport Conference

Air ambulance safety is focus of Air Medical Transport Conference

Medevac transport safety, and that of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) in particular, is a focal point of this year’s Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), which is set for October 11-13, 2010, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Not-to-be-missed HEMS safety regulatory-related conference highlights include details from Administration (FAA) officials regarding the FAA’s soon-to-be-released Notice of Proposed… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 01-Oct-10

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AAMS Launches Safety Management Training Academy

AAMS Launches Safety Management Training Academy

Making air and critical care ground medical transport as safe as possible through a systemic, scientific approach is the primary aim of a new Safety Management Training Academy being launched this summer by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS). The five-day AAMS Safety Management Training Academy is set for June 13-17, 2010, at Oglebay… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 19-May-10

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AAMS Medical Transport Leadership Institute Certifies 60 Graduates

AAMS Medical Transport Leadership Institute Certifies 60 Graduates

The Medical Transport Leadership Institute (MTLI) has graduated its 12th class of Certified Medical Transport Executives (CMTEs). The class of 2010 included 60 new CMTE designees, bringing the total of currently certified air-transport executives to approximately 360. “As founding organization of the MTLI program, AAMS is proud to honor these graduates with CMTE status,” said… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 11-May-10

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Medical researcher to present findings on use of ultrasound in EMS helicopters

Medical researcher to present findings on use of ultrasound in EMS helicopters

A medical researcher who received a MedEvac Foundation International grant for a project that proposes the revolutionary use of transcranial ultrasound to initiate the early diagnosis and potential treatment of stroke symptoms during medical helicopter transport will present his research team’s preliminary findings at a conference set for May 7, 2010, in Regensburg, Germany. Dr…. Read more »

Source: AAMS, 28-Apr-10

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AAMS considers regionalization of EMS

AAMS considers regionalization of EMS

More than 100 air medical services personnel from across the country will converge on the nation’s capital March 17-19, 2010, to draw greater attention to emergency medical services (EMS) regionalization, health care reform, disaster response, EMS helicopter safety and other issues affecting the emergency medical transport community. As part of their visit, these air medical… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 12-Mar-10

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AAMS Forges Landmark Agreement with Australia’s ISAS

AAMS Forges Landmark Agreement with Australia’s ISAS

The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) and the International Society of Aeromedical Services (Australasia), also known as ISAS, have signed a ground-breaking agreement to collaborate on international initiatives that will enhance the provision of air-medical transport services worldwide.

Source: http://www.aams.org/Content/NavigationMenu/MediaRoom/PressReleases/AAMS_ISAS_Agreement_112009.doc, 01-Dec-09

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AAMS Hails White House Nomination of Rosekind to NTSB Board

The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) today applauded the White House for nominating Mark R. Rosekind, Ph.D., an expert on fatigue and its effects on productivity and safe flight operations, to the National Transportation Safety Board.

Source: Vertical, 06-Oct-09

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Study Identifies Key Predictors of Critical Events That Occur During Air-Medical Transport

A new medical journal study, the largest of its kind to date, finds that 5 percent of urgent-care patients experience a critical event such as a major resuscitation, rapid loss of blood pressure, respiratory arrest and even death during air-medical transport

Source: RotorNews, 29-Sep-09

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AAMS Outlines Vital Role of Air-Med, Critical-Care Transport in Health Care Reform

Source: Vertical, 21-May-09

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AAMS Member Alert: Swine Flu

Source: AAMS, 29-Apr-09

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AAMS to Participate in House Aviation Subcommittee Hearing

Source: Vertical, 22-Apr-09

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AAMS Launches Medevac Helicopter Safety Public Education Campaign

Source: AAMS, 21-Apr-09

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar Honored With 2009 Public Service Award by AAMS

Source: Vertical, 18-Mar-09

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Air-Medical Flight Teams Lobby to Improve Various Aspects of Air Ambulance Safety

Source: Vertical, 17-Mar-09

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Air Medical Flight Teams to Converge on Capitol Hill

Source: Vertical, 10-Mar-09

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AAMS comments on NTSB hearings about Medically Appropriate Uses of Medevac Helicopters

Source: Rotorhub, 05-Feb-09

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AAMS Representatives to Testify in NTSB Helicopter Safety Hearings

Source: Vertical Magazine, 31-Jan-09

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Air Medical Service Industry Offers Safety Recommendations to NTSB

Source: AAMS, 23-Jan-09

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