trauma care

The Golden Hour Challenge in Trauma Care – It can be much less.

In trauma, when getting a patient to definitive care – whether that care be a hospital, trauma center or surgical suite, time is of the essence. The Golden Hour, defined as the first hour after the occurrence of a traumatic injury or event, during which treatment is likely to...

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International Air Medical Coverage with Fly-U-Home International

AirMedCare Network’s expansive list of providers can respond to your medical emergencies with our fleet of specialty aircraft. You may also be familiar with the Fly-U-Home membership that assists domestic travelers in the lower 48 states with hospital-to-hospital transportation when members are hospitalized more than 150 nautical miles from...

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first responder bowl

A Proud Partner of the SERVPRO First Responder Bowl

Global Medical Response (GMR) has become Chief level sponsor for The SERVPRO First Responder Bowl. In its 8th year of honoring first responders, the 2023 game was played in Dallas on December 28th between Rice and Texas State. GMR assumed the role of presenting partner for the pre-game show...

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air ambulance membership

Air Ambulance Membership – Benefits at a Glance

Having an air ambulance membership can provide several benefits in the event of a life-or-death situation or anymedical emergency requiring rapid transport to a healthcare facility by air instead of ground. While the reasons for needing air ambulance treatment and transportation in emergencies vary,there are many benefits to purchasing...

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32 First Responders from GMR to Receive the EMS Industry’s Highest Honor

(LEWISVILLE, Tex.) — Global Medical Response has announced the recipients of this year’s Stars of Life Award, which recognizes the exceptional contributions of first responders to the EMS industry. GMR has selected 32 honorees who have demonstrated extraordinary service and dedication to their work, making significant impacts at their...

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Air Ambulance Rescue from an EMS Desert

Many stories underscore the importance of having access to emergency medical services, particularly in remote and rural areas. These remote areas are called EMS deserts because access to emergency medical care is less readily available. The remoteness makes access to prompt and efficient medical care in an emergency difficult...

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Guardian Flight Alaska

Guardian Flight Alaska Now Operating Medical Airplane in Kenai

New Operation Provides Lifesaving Care to Residents in Emergency Situations (KENAI, Ak.) — Guardian Flight Alaska’s newest air medical transport base in Kenai is now in service. Located alongside the Guardian Flight helicopter base at the Kenai Municipal Airport, the new fixed-wing base expands access to lifesaving care for...

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Rescue on a Rural Road

Wendy Simpson doesn’t consider herself an EMS expert. While she works as a membership sales manager for AirMedCare Network (AMCN), a Global Medical Response (GMR) alliance of helicopter and airplane ambulances, Simpson makes it clear she’s not an experienced medical professional. “Growing up, I actually wanted to be a...

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Aerocare Medical Director Dr Ryne

AeroCare Medical Director Celebrates 30-Year Work Anniversary

AeroCare, a leading provider of air medical services in West Texas and East New Mexico, is honoring one of its longest-serving employees, Dr. Craig Rhyne, for 30 years of dedicated service. Dr. Rhyne serves as the medical director for the air medical provider’s 11-base locations. “Dr. Rhyne has been...

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when you need an air ambulance

When do you need an Air Ambulance?

Serious illness and injuries are a part of life. If you live in a remote area or in an area where specialty hospitals are not available, helicopter or fixed -wing emergency medical transportation can be the critical link to lifesaving care for many people during a medical emergency. So,...

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