20-Aug-2012 Source: Med-Trans
Med-Trans Corporation and AirMed of Augusta, Georgia announced today a newly formed partnership between the twoorganizations to operate the AirMed air medical services.Â Â The newly formed partnership will work in unison to manage the highly regarded AirMed flight program well into the future. The two organizations recently joined forces as AirMed was looking to establish a working relationship with an air medical provider with similar attributes focused on quality,Â safety and patient care.
Med-Trans will become the aviation partner for both of AirMedâ€™s rotor-wing and fixed-wing divisions, assuring the region continues to receive superior clinical care and to build upon the exceptional reputation that AirMed has developed over the past 12 years. While AirMedâ€™s familiar faces and highly skilled clinical care will remain consistent, Med-Trans plans to introduce a factory new EC-135P2+ aircraft and will continue to operate the King Air B200.Â The new helicopter will continue to offer the latest in aircraft technology with state-of-the-art safety equipment and features, such as night vision goggles, radar altimeter, GPS navigation, satellite tracking and communications and helicopter terrain alert warning systems (HTAWS).
â€œThis is a win-win for the citizens of the region and the AirMed flight program.Â Â Our patients and healthcare partners will continue to see the same flight teams they have come to depend on over the years for clinical excellence, operating under the same protocols and medical direction.Â Â Additionally, our partnership with an industry leader such as Med-Trans Corporation facilitates significant financial and aviation-related resources that will enable AirMed to thrive well into the future,â€ stated Dan GatesÂ President and CEO ofÂ AirMed.
Bo Pounds, Gold Cross owner and Fouder of AirMed stated, â€œThis is an exciting time for all involved with AirMed as we continue to pursue excellence in patient care.Â Â Our newly developed relationship with Med-Trans assures ongoing success in providing critical air medical care to the residents in our service area throughout Georgia and South Carolina.â€
Rob Hamilton, Sr. VP of Business Development at Med-Trans Corporation said, â€œAirMed has done an incredible job of building strong hospital and EMS system relationshipsÂ throughout Georgia and South Carolina and is a recognized leader in the care of burn patients throughout the region.Â Â We are pleased to be partnering with AirMed and contributing to the ongoing success of the flight program well into thefuture.â€
Med-Trans Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a leading provider of air ambulance programs throughout the United States. A proven solution to our partners, Med-Trans offers an array of customized air medical program designs including hybrid models, community based models or traditionalÂ hospital-based models. The companyâ€™s extensive fleet rapidly delivers teams of highly trained professionals to patients, striving to provide the patient with the best possible outcome.Â Â For more information, please visit:Â www.med-trans.net
AirMed has been providing air medical services to Georgia and South Carolina since May of 2000.Â Â Their focus is to provide the region with an additional choice for critical care transportation.Â Â Whether there is a need for immediate inter-facility transportation or a scene response for EMS assistance, AirMed is committed in providing the highest level of care possible while transporting patients.Â Â For additional information, please visit:www.airmedga.com