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NAAMTA Medical Transport Accreditation criteria and auditing practices set the framework for transport services in providing quality patient care and safety in the industry. Following an independent, external evaluation of administrative documentation, medical practices, and facilities, Valley Med Flight is being awarded accreditation for their fixed- and rotor-wing program. NAAMTA’s Accreditation program is built on… Read more »
November 2016 saw the opening of the new Valley Med Flight hangar at OSF St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group campus. Recently, the hangar was available to the pubic in an open house setting. The new hangar was built in two and a half months and is complete with office space, space for their AStar… Read more »
Alex Skaalen, base manager for Valley Med Flight is enthusiastic as building plans for their new hangar move swiftly. Routine maintenance tests were done on the Valley Med Flight’s helicopter this Monday near CHI St. Alexius Health Devils Lake Hospital. Not only a base manager, but a flight paramedic too, Skaalen is proud that their… Read more »
Judge Daniel Hovland of U.S. District Court in Bismarck ruled in favor of Valley Med Flight, which argued that the state was trying to usurp federal law in creating a primary air ambulance carrier list. See full story
Patients in need of urgent care in northwestern Minnesota will no longer need to wait for a medical flight from Grand Forks or Bemidji to take them to a hospital.See full story.
Grand Forks Herald, 11-Nov-15