Month: March 2019

AeroCare Hits Milestone: 30 Years Serving West Texas, Eastern New Mexico

AeroCare is celebrating three decades of air medical transport service to the region. Over those 30 years the organization has seen a few changes but its mission has stayed the same. “The growth of air medical providers over the last 30 years has really impacted negative patient outcomes in rural communities,” Sanchez said. Trevor Bellows […]

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Valley Med Flight honors two in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

An Iron Mountain man is among two Valley Med Flight staff members from the Upper Peninsula recently recognized as one of the company’s Employees of the Year. Iron Mountain base paramedic Adam Burton was selected as Fixed Wing Clinician of the Year. A Valley Med Flight employee for three years, Burton lives in Iron Mountain […]

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When a Caregiver Needs Care

Being a Flight Nurse requires autonomy. In the back of an aircraft, critical thinking skills, quick decision making, and compassion are the essentials of the job. But what happens when the roles reverse, and the Flight Nurse becomes the patient? If you ask Victoria Kretche-Kitchel, a Flight Nurse for Eagle Air Med in Alamosa, Colorado, […]

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From “Just in Case” to “I Need Fly-U-Home Now!”

When we bought the Fly-U-Home membership, I really didn’t think about it being anything but a “just in case” kind of thing, and I certainly didn’t expect to need it within the first two weeks. We are beyond pleased with our experience with the situation we were in and being so far from home. All […]

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