MedEvac

UPMC Names New President of CEM and STAT MedEvac

UPMC Names New President of CEM and STAT MedEvac

10-Dec-2020Source: UPMC

MedEvac critical care air ambulance service. Houser succeeds Doug Garretson, who retired in October. Houser joined CEM in 2016 and served most recently as senior director, Medical Operations and chief clinical officer. Prior to joining UPMC, he served as vice president at MedFlight in Columbus, Ohio. “Jim brings over 20 years of industry experience and... Read more

MedEvac Foundation Invites Participants to Virtual Event

MedEvac Foundation Invites Participants to Virtual Event

3-Aug-2020Source: MedEvac

Dedicated to helping medical transport personnel improve mental heath and wellness, MedEvac Foundation International (the Foundation) has announced an on-going virtual run/walk/roll event this year, called Run to Help The Helpers, as part of its ‘Taking Care of Our Own’ programs. To date, 132 participants have registered – many of them sponsored by their respective... Read more

Omni starts another PGS contract with both S76 and AW139

Omni starts another PGS contract with both S76 and AW139

17-Mar-2020Source: Omni Táxi Aéreo

Omni Táxi Aéreo recently started another contract with PGS, a reference company in the Seismic area, for its Offshore passengers transportation and MEDEVAC coverage. This is Omni’s sixth contract with PGS, for whom the company has been providing air transportation services in helicopters for over 15 years, reinforcing brand confidence and an excellent relationship between... Read more

AAMS Announces Selection of New CEO

AAMS Announces Selection of New CEO

24-Oct-2019Source: AAMS

The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Cameron Curtis to lead the AAMS organization and Medevac Foundation International. Cameron will not assume the leadership role until January 2020 but will attend the upcoming AAMS AMTC Conference in Atlanta, November 4-6, 2019. As chairman of the AAMS board and... Read more

Russia’s state Medevac programme on life-support

Russia’s state Medevac programme on life-support

10-Oct-2019Source: Russian Aviation INSIDER

The Russian authorities are looking for ways to improve the contractual process and the real-time monitoring and control of medevac service suppliers. See Full Story.  ... Read more

Star Navigation Announces MEDEVAC Agreement with Airmedic Inc.

Star Navigation Announces MEDEVAC Agreement with Airmedic Inc.

15-Jul-2019Source: Airmedic Inc.

Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (CSE: SNA) (CSE: SNA.CN) (OTCQB: SNAVF) (“Star” or the “Company”) announces that the Company has entered into a multi-pronged cooperation agreement with Airmedic Inc., consisting of the integration of Star’s STAR-ISAMM™ System into the operations of Airmedic’s expanding helicopter and fixed-wing based Emergency Medical System (“EMS”) services. The parties will... Read more

Star Navigation Announces MEDEVAC Agreement

Star Navigation Announces MEDEVAC Agreement

22-May-2019Source: Star Navigation Systems Group

Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (CSE: SNA) (CSE: SNA.CN) (OTCQB: SNAVF) (“Star” or the “Company”) announces that the Company has entered into a long-term agreement with AMS Heli Design (“AMS”) of Denison, Texas. (www.amsheli.com) AMS is a Helicopter EMS Interior provider, specializing in Air Ambulance configuration through the use of new lightweight materials and new... Read more

Portuguese Air Force orders 5 AW119Kx

Portuguese Air Force orders 5 AW119Kx

19-Oct-2018Source: Leonardo

Leonardo announced today that the Portuguese Ministry of Defence (MoD) has selected the AW119Kx as its new multirole single engine helicopter to meet its future operational requirements. The Portuguese Air Force is set to take delivery of five aircraft with an option for a further two units. Deliveries are to start in late 2018 from... Read more

2018 SMTA Scholarship Winners

2018 SMTA Scholarship Winners

14-May-2018Source: MedEvac

The MedEvac Foundation International has awarded the 2018 Safety Management Training Academy (SMTA) Scholarship to Steve Docekal, Director of Maintenance for Health Care District of Palm Beach County and Amanda Ball, Safety Officer and Outreach Coordinator for MedFlight of Ohio.  SMTA provides formal continuing education for individuals (and their organizations) interested in improving their understanding... Read more

2018 MTLI Scholarship Winners

2018 MTLI Scholarship Winners

23-Mar-2018Source: MedEvac

The MedEvac Foundation International is pleased to announce TraumaOne Flight Services Program Manager, Chad E. McIntyre, and Hospital Wing Director of Safety, Erik Bratton, have been selected as the recipients of the 2018 Medical Transport Leadership Institute (MTLI) Scholarship. MTLI enhances leadership and management of medical transportation through formal education programs that emphasize the direct... Read more

Sikorsky Sponsors Educational Scholarship through the MedEvac

Sikorsky Sponsors Educational Scholarship through the MedEvac

18-Oct-2017Source: Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) is sponsoring its second annual Dr. Suzanne Wedel Scholarship award to the MedEvac Foundation. The $5,000 scholarship was presented at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Fort Worth, Texas. “We are honored to once again recognize Dr. Wedel’s legacy,” said Sikorsky Sales Executive for North America &... Read more

Ansat Helicopter Delivered to Russian Helicopter Systems

Ansat Helicopter Delivered to Russian Helicopter Systems

16-May-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Russian Helicopter Systems (RHS) has recently receive an Ansat helicopter. The contract for the helicopter, complete with medevac unit, was signed during Hydroaviasalon-2016. It will be used for emergency rescue missions and patient transportation in Moscow, reports Russian Aviation Insider.  ... Read more

Starlite Aviation Group picks Traxxall maintenance and inventory software

Starlite Aviation Group picks Traxxall maintenance and inventory software

16-May-2017Source: TRAXXALL Technologies

TRAXXALL Technologies, providers of an innovative aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management system, today officially announced new client Starlite Aviation Group. Starlite is a leading provider of helicopter services with a specialization in complex missions, including: relief work, helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS), medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) and on/offshore oil and gas support. Starlite operates in... Read more

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

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

20-Dec-2016Source: ASU

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

Three Black Hawks for Hawaii Army National Guard

Three Black Hawks for Hawaii Army National Guard

8-Nov-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Three Black Hawk Medevac helicopters were delivered to the new Hawaii Army National Guard this past Friday. Currently the new Black Hawks are being used for medical evacuation and SAR, and are stationed temporarily at the Wheeler Army Airfield. The Army Aviation Support Facility is helping build a $32.6 million base at Kalaeloa, complete with... Read more

Local HERO Foundation Receives $650,000 Donation

Local HERO Foundation Receives $650,000 Donation

4-Jun-2015Source: Local Hero

The Local Helicopter Emergency Response Organization (HERO) Foundation has received a $650,000 donation from the Sunrise Energy Project, a joint venture between Husky Energy and BP. The gift will help provide continued medevac service to communities in northern Alberta. “Local HERO offers an essential service,” says John Myer, Husky’s Senior Vice President, Oil Sands. “With... Read more

Metro Aviation Supports Great American Safety Drive With Safety 24/7

Metro Aviation Supports Great American Safety Drive With Safety 24/7

29-May-2015Source: Metro Aviation

Metro Aviation is a long time supporter of the MedEvac Foundation International and is proud to once again support the foundation’s major fundraising initiative for 2015, the Great American Safety Drive. Metro is donating one of two cars that will be driven across the country to bring the message of safety to more than 60... Read more

MedEvac Foundation Announces 2015 SMTA Scholarship Recipient

MedEvac Foundation Announces 2015 SMTA Scholarship Recipient

7-May-2015Source: MedEvac

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

US Army to reduce headcount in Germany by 1,900

US Army to reduce headcount in Germany by 1,900

30-Apr-2015Source: DoD

The Defense Department will restructure the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and subordinate units in Germany as part of the Army’s Aviation Restructuring Initiative in Europe, defense officials said today in a statement. The 12th CAB restructuring will reduce the U.S. presence in Germany by about 1,900 military positions and an estimated 2,850 family members, officials... Read more

Louisiana National Guard demonstrates readiness for disasters

Louisiana National Guard demonstrates readiness for disasters

23-Apr-2015Source: LANG

The Louisiana National Guard participated in a statewide disaster response exercise (DRX) designed to test the capabilities of various local, state and federal agencies, April 18, 2015. The exercise, organized by the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, involved training missions that took place simultaneously at Acadiana Regional Airport in New Iberia, Camp... Read more

RSG and Dirgantara Indonesia team to propose ASW platform Indonesian Armed Forces

RSG and Dirgantara Indonesia team to propose ASW platform Indonesian Armed Forces

15-Apr-2015Source: RSG

Rotorcraft Services Group, Inc. (RSG), an industry leader in aircraft technical services, announced its teaming agreement with PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) for the development and integration of an advanced Anti-Submarine Warfare suite for the Airbus AS565 MBe Panther helicopter. The integrated mission equipment suite will include L-3 Ocean Systems DS-100 Helicopter Long-Range Active Sonar (HELRAS)... Read more

LORD Corporation’s Active Vibration Control System Selected for KUH EMS Helicopter

LORD Corporation’s Active Vibration Control System Selected for KUH EMS Helicopter

10-Mar-2015Source: LORD

LORD Corporation has announced the award of an Active Vibration Control System (AVCS) contract with Korea Aerospace Industries, LTD. (KAI) for the KUH MEDEVAC variant of the successful KUH Surion. LORD will qualify its AVCS system design and manufacture the AVCS system for the new aircraft.  The technology operates through the use of accelerometers that... Read more

N.W.T. launches new medevac co-ordination system for communities

N.W.T. launches new medevac co-ordination system for communities

4-Mar-2015Source: CBC News

When health care workers in communities outside Yellowknife have an emergency situation on their hands, now they only need to dial one number to reach the medical support and air ambulance dispatch that their patient needs.  See Full Story... Read more

Breeze-Eastern Teams with Priority 1 Air Rescue To Expand and Improve Operator Training Programs

Breeze-Eastern Teams with Priority 1 Air Rescue To Expand and Improve Operator Training Programs

25-Feb-2015Source: Breeze Eastern

Breeze Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), today announced plans to partner with Priority 1 Air Rescue for customer training. Under the terms of the 36-month service agreement, Breeze-Eastern’s commercial and military customers have the option to choose Priority 1 for operational hoist and winch training. Breeze-Eastern will continue to offer its own maintenance training, and... Read more

Decision to move medevac helicopters away from Roanoke paying off

Decision to move medevac helicopters away from Roanoke paying off

19-Feb-2015Source: WDBJ7

You’ve seen them in the air before and you may have even ridden in one yourself. Carilion’s Life-Guard Air Ambulance program has been a staple in Southwest Virginia since 1981, when it became the first Air Ambulance in the Commonwealth of Virginia. See Full Story... Read more

Telephonics contracted for TruLink Communications System on KAI Surion Air Ambulance

Telephonics contracted for TruLink Communications System on KAI Surion Air Ambulance

18-Feb-2015Source: Telephonics

Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), announced today that it has received a contract from Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to integrate its TruLink® Wireless Inter communications system with the Republic of Korea’s KUH Surion Medevac helicopter. This contract marks the first time that TruLink, a full-duplex, wireless radio system, will be... Read more

Med-Trans Acquires MidAtlantic MedEvac

Med-Trans Acquires MidAtlantic MedEvac

22-Jan-2015Source: Med-Trans

Med-Trans Corp. is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the MidAtlantic MedEvac air medical program headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. MidAtlantic MedEvac began in 1987 as a traditional hospital based program of Hahnemann Hospital, providing emergency care for scene transports as well as inter-hospital transports. The geographical coverage area for MidAtlantic MedEvac includes eastern Pennsylvania,... Read more

Aeromedical research lab works to make MedEvac missions safer

Aeromedical research lab works to make MedEvac missions safer

22-Dec-2014Source: US Army

Medical evacuation operations are very complex and dangerous for evacuation helicopters, crewmembers, and patients. MedEvac missions consist of retrieving the wounded from a dangerous environment and transporting them to medical triage or a medical treatment facility. In the event that a helicopter cannot land, MedEvac crewmembers are trained to send down a medic, who evaluates... Read more

Medevac helicopter now based in Rio Rio

Medevac helicopter now based in Rio Rio

5-Nov-2014Source: Nogales International

Citing a new hospital under construction in southern Green Valley and population growth in the area, Air Methods of Colorado has stationed a medical evacuation helicopter in northeast Rio Rico. See Full Story... Read more

MedEvac Foundation International Appoints New Board of Trustees Chairman

MedEvac Foundation International Appoints New Board of Trustees Chairman

5-Nov-2014Source: AAMS

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

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