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CAMTS raises standards with increasing IIMC requirements

CAMTS raises standards with increasing IIMC requirements

In keeping with CAMT’s values of continuously improving accreditation standards to improve patient care and safety of transport, the next revision to the CAMTS Standards will encourage additional helicopter Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) training requirements.  The draft of the recommendation, to be incorporated into the 11th Edition of the CAMTS Standards, will require quarterly Inadvertent… Read more »

Source: CAMTS, 18-Apr-17

Air Evac Lifeteam earns full accreditation from CAMTS

Air Evac Lifeteam earns full accreditation from CAMTS

Air Evac Lifeteam is proud to announce that it recently earned full accreditation from CAMTS – the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems. CAMTS is comprised of nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the quality and safety of medical transport services. CAMTS-appointed surveyors visited 25 air medical bases within the Air Evac Lifeteam system in… Read more »

Source: Air Evac Lifeteam, 22-Aug-16

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Rega becomes first European helicopter operator certified by CAMTS

Rega becomes first European helicopter operator certified by CAMTS

The Swiss Air Rescue Rega has been certified by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) at the end of May 2016, an approval which is valid for three years. Rega is the first European organization that has been certified for medical helicopter and for medically escorted repatriations. “We believe that the verification… Read more »

Source: Rega, 23-Jun-16

Life Link III awarded re-accreditation by CAMTS

Life Link III awarded re-accreditation by CAMTS

Life Link III is pleased to announce that it has been awarded re-accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) for both its rotor wing and fixed wing services. The CAMTS accreditation status is one of the most prestigious industry designations that may be achieved and extends across the entire Life Link… Read more »

Source: Life Link III, 26-Apr-16

STARS prepares for CAMTS accreditation audit

STARS prepares for CAMTS accreditation audit

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) will conduct a site visit of the Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) on Feb. 22 and 23, 2016. STARS has been accredited by CAMTS since 1998 with renewal occurring every three years. CAMTS accreditation standards deal with standards of patient care and safety in the… Read more »

Source: STARS, 22-Jan-16

Whirly-Girls announce additional Scholarships for 2015/16

Whirly-Girls announce additional Scholarships for 2015/16

The Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund Board of Directors is excited to announce three new annual scholarship commitments for each of the 2015 and 2016 scholarship Programs.Two 5-day Crew Resource Management Instructor (CRMI) courses and one 4.5 hour online crew Resource Management (CRM) course are being provided and taught by leading industry expert Randy Mains. 2 x… Read more »

Source: Whirly-Girls, 16-Jun-15

Medical Center of Plano to supply PHI Air Medical with plasma and blood products

Medical Center of Plano to supply PHI Air Medical with plasma and blood products

Air ambulances are called when minutes matter and a new partnership with The Medical Center of Plano and PHI Air Medical (PHI) are ensuring that patients receive the most advanced trauma treatment available while in flight. The Medical Center of Plano is supplying PHI with plasma and blood products for placement on four of its… Read more »

Source: Medical Center of Plano, 03-Jun-15

AMGH buys Summit Air Ambulance

AMGH buys Summit Air Ambulance

REACH Air Medical Services announces the planned acquisition of Summit Air Ambulance from Texas Next Capital, based in San Antonio, TX. Summit is headquartered in Meridian, ID and uses medically configured helicopters and airplanes to transport injured patients from accident scenes and community hospitals to higher levels of care.  Flight medics and nurses provide an… Read more »

Source: REACH, 21-May-15

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EagleMed Names Robin Welch Wichita Area Program Manager

EagleMed Names Robin Welch Wichita Area Program Manager

EagleMed critical care air medical transport company has appointed Robin Welch as Program Manager for the Wichita area. She will lead the company’s Wichita-based Fixed Wing and Rotor Wing Critical Care Air Medical Transport operations in terms of public relations, business development, and service integration with the regional hospitals and emergency medical services for the… Read more »

Source: EagleMed, 20-May-15

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REACH to launch IRIS Flight Tracking & Communications Technology

REACH to launch IRIS Flight Tracking & Communications Technology

REACH Air Medical Services, in partnership with Outerlink Global Solutions and Metro Aviation, will launch Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), exponentially expanding their tracking, communication and overall safety practices. An all-encompassing new technology, IRIS provides global coverage and will allow REACH to record significantly greater amounts of aircraft data. The data will be processed by… Read more »

Source: REACH, 07-Apr-15

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Life Link III Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Life Link III Celebrates 30th Anniversary

On March 15, 1985, three forward-looking hospitals joined together to create Life Link III, one of the first non-profit consortiums in the country to transport critically ill patients by helicopter. Three decades of experience has transformed the unique collaboration of a private hospital, a county hospital, and an academic hospital, into a membership of nine… Read more »

Source: Life Link III, 17-Mar-15

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REACH Air Medical Services Completes 100,000 Successful Patient Transports

REACH Air Medical Services Completes 100,000 Successful Patient Transports

REACH Air Medical Services announcesthe achievement of100,000 successful patient transports by their combined air and ground ambulance programs: REACH, Cal-Ore Life Flight, Methodist AirCare, and Woman’s AirCare. This family of providers serves an extensive range of communities across California, Oregon and Texas and is the largest provider of services in the Western United States. Sean… Read more »

27-Feb-15

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EagleMed Air Medical Transport Company Grows During 2014

EagleMed Air Medical Transport Company Grows During 2014

EagleMed critical care air medical transport company performed well in 2014, adding locations, aircraft and employees. During the year, EagleMed employment grew from about 400 to more than 475, serving at 30 locations in 13 states throughout the United States. The company added critical care air medical transport operations in Houston, Texas; Cody Wyo.; and Butte,… Read more »

Source: EagleMed, 05-Jan-15

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REACH Air Medical Services Recognizes Contributions of Long-Term Employees

REACH Air Medical Services Recognizes Contributions of Long-Term Employees

REACH Air Medical Services would like to acknowledge the dedication and accomplishments of its long-term employees, extendingspecialrecognition to those crew members who have achieved a substantial number of patient transports during their tenure. These individuals include: • Ken Suzuki, Helicopter Pilot, REACH 1, Santa Rosa – 3,000 flights • Terry Gowen, Flight Paramedic, REACH 6,… Read more »

Source: REACH, 17-Dec-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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EagleMed Receives Coveted ARGUS Platinum Rating

EagleMed Receives Coveted ARGUS Platinum Rating

EagleMed critical care air medical transport company has earned an ARGUS Platinum Rating, the highest and most prestigious ARGUS safety rating, demonstrating EagleMed’s passionate and ongoing commitment to safety. EagleMed is the largest air medical transport company to achieve the ARGUS Platinum Rating. To award a Platinum Rating, aviation services company ARGUS International Inc. conducts… Read more »

Source: EagleMed, 25-Sep-14

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Metro Aviation welcomes MedLink AIR to the Metro Family

Metro Aviation welcomes MedLink AIR to the Metro Family

Metro Aviation is welcoming Gundersen Health System to the Metro Family this fall. MedLink AIR, the emergency medical helicopter for Gundersen Health System, will soon be operated by Metro. The program serves La Crosse, Wisconsin and surrounding areas within a 150-mile radius, including communities through the tri-state region of western Wisconsin, northeastern Iowa and southeastern… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 24-Sep-14

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Miami Valley Hospital CareFlight begins service with AS365 N3+

Miami Valley Hospital CareFlight begins service with AS365 N3+

CareFlightAir & Mobile Services of Miami Valley Hospital has taken delivery of a new AS365 N3+ Dauphin, the latest version of Airbus Helicopters outstanding medium twin-engine helicopter. The new aircraft, which is based at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, joins CareFlight’s all-Dauphin fleet of four air medical transport helicopters. “We have a lot of… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 22-Sep-14

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Air Evac Lifeteam reaccredited by CAMTS

Air Evac Lifeteam reaccredited by CAMTS

Air Evac Lifeteam, the largest independently owned and operated air ambulance company in the United States, has been reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Services (CAMTS). The prestigious accreditation represents the highest standard for medical transport services. As part of the accreditation process, Air Evac Lifeteam voluntarily undertook the largest scale inspection… Read more »

Source: Air Evac Lifeteam, 05-Dec-13

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CAMTS Announces Accreditations

CAMTS Announces Accreditations

Congratulations to the following medical transport services that achieved accreditation for the first time: Aeromed – a rotorwing service operating in Tampa, FL providing critical care since 1989. Air Methods Corporation operates and maintains the aircraft at 4 satellite bases. HALL CCT – a rotorwing and critical care ground service providing critical care in the… Read more »

Source: CAMTS, 15-Apr-13

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Enloe FlightCare wins CAMTS accreditation and two NVG awards

Enloe FlightCare wins CAMTS accreditation and two NVG awards

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) announced Oct. 15 that it has for the second time awarded the Enloe FlightCare medical transport rotor-wing service a full three-year accreditation. The accreditation recognizes that FlightCare provides highly skilled flight nurse/paramedic teams to care for adult and pediatric patients. Enloe received its first CAMTS accreditation… Read more »

Source: Enloe FlightCare, 19-Nov-11

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CAMTS accreditation for two Air Evac Lifeteam bases in Ohio

CAMTS accreditation for two Air Evac Lifeteam bases in Ohio

The Air Evac Lifeteam bases in Chillicothe and Portsmouth have received accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Services. The accreditation represents the highest standard for medical transport services. As part of the accreditation process, Air Evac Lifeteam voluntarily undertook the largest scale inspection and accreditation process in CAMTS’ history and is now… Read more »

Source: Air Evac Lifeteam, 17-Oct-11

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Erlanger Life Force receives CAMTS accreditation

Erlanger Life Force receives CAMTS accreditation

Erlanger Health System’s air medical program, LIFE FORCE, has received a three-year accreditation for achieving high priority in patient care and safety from the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS). As of July 15, 148 accredited medical services are through CAMTS. LIFE FORCE is one of three air medical services in Tennessee that… Read more »

Source: Erlanger Health System, 28-Jul-11

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Native Air has CAMTS accreditation site visit 15-16 September

Native Air has CAMTS accreditation site visit 15-16 September

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems will conduct an accreditation site visit of: Native Air, an Omniflight Company On September 15-16, 2010 The purpose of the site visit will be to evaluate the program’s compliance with nationally established medical transport standards. The site visit results will be used to determine whether, and the… Read more »

Source: Native Air, 16-Sep-10

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Carilion Clinic Proudly Announces Renewed CAMTS Accreditation

Carilion Clinic Proudly Announces Renewed CAMTS Accreditation

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems is dedicated to improving the quality of patient care and safety of the transport environment for services providing rotorwing, fixed wing and ground transport systems. CCPT’s commitment to going through this voluntary process is one example of our focus on providing service excellence to our surrounding communities…. Read more »

Source: Carilion Clinic, 11-May-10

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STARS readies itself for CAMTS accreditation audit in early March

STARS readies itself for CAMTS accreditation audit in early March

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) will conduct the accreditation site visit of the Alberta Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) from March 8 – 9, 2010. STARS has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems since 1998 through this voluntary process. Accreditation renewal occurs every three years…. Read more »

Source: STARS, 02-Feb-10

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Air Evac Lifeteam Wheeling Base Receives Accreditation

Source: State Journal, 22-Apr-09

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