Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tri-State Care Flight (“Tri-State”) for $222.5 million. Tri-State generated net revenue of $81.5 million for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2014. The transaction, which was unanimously approved by Air Methods’… Read more »
Spectrum Aeromed completed its first of four Agusta 109/119 equipment kit installations for TriState CareFlight. TriState CareFlight offers inter-facility fixed and rotor wing transports, and rotor wing EMS services (excluding maternal and neonatal patients) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. They operate out of Arizona serving Colorado, Nevada and New… Read more »
TriState Careflight, which offers critical care transport services in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Nevada announced today that it will team with Baldwin Safety and Compliance, headquartered in Hilton Head, South Carolina, to enhance and grow its existing safety management system. “This collaboration with one of the nation’s most respected Safety Management System development organizations… Read more »
Bullhead City-based TriState CareFight, which operates air medical transport services, has been named in a lawsuit by the family of a New Mexico man who died while en route to a hospital after the transport helicopter reportedly ran out of on-board oxygen. See Full Story
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 »
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed engine maintenance contracts with four U.S. emergency medical service (EMS) helicopter operators that will keep their fleets flying with predictable maintenance costs. The long-term contracts include the Fleet Management Program (FMP®), the Event Cost Plan (ECP®), the Zero-Time Exchange and Overhaul Program (ZIP) and the T&M Engine Services… Read more »
The helicopter is based in Gypsum, quite a few miles down the road. But because of a partnership with the hospital in Vail, itâ€™s stationed there, right along Interstate 70 every day, drastically reducing response times. (see full story)
The Chief Executive Officer of Vail Valley Medical Center has announced their plan to add helicopter transport service to Eagle County and hospitals in surrounding areas. Helicopter service is scheduled to begin in February 2010 and will be based out of Eagle County Regional Airport.