Month: March 2020

A Day at the Office Begins with an Urgent Call

On April 19, 2018, Myra and her husband Steve prepared for work like any other day. They both arrived to work at their usual times, Steve at 6:30 a.m. and Myra at 9 a.m., but on this morning Myra alarmingly found Steve lying on the floor, aspirating and non-responsive. “I wasn’t sure what happened,” Myra […]

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Student Athletes Receive AirMedCare Network Protection

Some Carter County schools are taking part in an air ambulance program thanks to a local insurance agent. The program covers emergency helicopter rides for students and coaches of sports teams and guarantees no out-of-pocket costs for participating schools. The athletic site plan offered by AirMedCare Network will cover athletes and coaches during games and […]

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California REACH Team Recognized at Cardiac Arrest Survivor Summit

Jennifer Hayes was 32 years old and pregnant with her second child (to be named Micah) when she collapsed into cardiac arrest in her home. Her husband Kyle heard her fall and attempted to arouse her to no avail. He called 911 and units from Riverside Fire Department were dispatched… Panicked, her husband ran across the […]

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Advocating for the Patient

Anyone who has ever been flown for a life- or limb-threatening medical emergency can testify that the medical trauma is just the beginning. Those who survive the medical emergency are often caught off guard when their insurance companies start asking for more information or deny the medical claims all together. Brittney Spomer works for a […]

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A Phone Call from AMCN Provides Peace of Mind

As the Deputy Director of Laurens County EMS, Dwayne Ussery is used to ensuring his team provides high-quality responses and care to patients, but on this day he experienced what it’s like to be on the other side. While at work, Dwayne had a terrible headache and was unable to see. A co-worker noticed that […]

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