We Bring People Home When They Need It Most

When our members call us, sick or injured in a hospital far from home, we’re there for them every step of the way. We get them to the local hospital of their choice, so they can recover closer to family and friends without the burden of out-of-pocket costs related...

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An Amazing Response

The Whitehorn’s love the outdoor life and were prepared if an emergency medical event happened on one of their adventures. But what they didn’t expect was for a life-altering event to occur at home. When Lisa Whitehorn suffered a stroke, her husband knew immediately what was happening. Steve called...

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REACH Wears Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

REACH Wears Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. In an effort to show our support, REACH wore pink gloves on all of our calls during the month of October, as the pink ribbon is an international symbol of breast cancer awareness…

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Air Evac Lifeteam Celebrates Grand Opening in Pike County

Air Evac Lifeteam Celebrates Grand Opening in Pike County

Members of the healthcare, EMS, fire and law enforcement communities gathered to cut the ribbon on Air Evac Lifeteam’s new location in Louisiana, Mo. The air medical base opened on Hwy. UU in August, after relocating from Carrollton, Ill. Aaron Bradshaw, program director for the Air Evac Lifeteam base,...

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Valley Med Flight Patient’s First Flight Was a Life Saver

Valley Med Flight Patient’s First Flight Was a Lifesaver

Paul Wolff was 65 years old before he flew on an airplane. He’s ready to go again, although he’d prefer it not to be as a patient on an emergency medical flight. The retired construction worker’s inaugural experience in the wild blue yonder came after a gas leak caused...

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CAMTS Awards Full Accreditation to Air Evac Lifeteam

CAMTS Awards Full Accreditation to Air Evac Lifeteam

Air Evac Lifeteam recently earned full accreditation from CAMTS – the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems. CAMTS is comprised of nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the quality and safety of medical transport services. CAMTS-appointed surveyors visited air medical bases within the Air Evac Lifeteam system in June...

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Guardian Flight Acquires Sunrise Air Ambulance, Bringing Total Arizona Footprint to Nine Bases

Guardian Flight Acquires Sunrise Air Ambulance, Bringing Total Arizona Footprint to Nine Bases

Guardian Flight has purchased Sunrise Air Ambulance and its four air medical transport bases in Arizona. Sunrise, headquartered in ShowLow, AZ, has a fixed wing and a rotor wing operation there and fixed wing operations in Springerville and Safford. The Sunrise acquisition brings Guardian Flight’s total dedicated Arizona air...

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REACH Air Medical Services & American MedFlight Clinicians Awarded Nevada Star of Life

REACH Air Medical Services & American MedFlight Clinicians Awarded Nevada Star of Life

Star of Life Award recognizes EMS Professionals’ Positive Impact on Community
Sacramento, California – April 18, 2019 – Four associates from REACH Air Medical Services and American Medflight were awarded the Nevada Star of Life at the state Capitol in Carson City, Nevada today. Among the 19 recipients…

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Injured Veteran Debuts Acting Career After Receiving Donated Home

Injured Veteran Debuts Acting Career After Receiving Donated Home

Cristian Valle’s specially adapted custom home literally set the stage for his future. After receiving the keys to his home on Feb. 10, 2018, Cristian was finally in a position to pursue a longtime dream of his: acting. The experience Cristian has as an Army Infantryman may seem completely...

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Everything was Hunky-Dory and All of the Sudden, Bang!

Everything was Hunky-Dory and All of the Sudden, Bang!

Katie Campbell worked for years as an Emergency Medical Technician in Arkansas. Thankfully, she knows the signs and symptoms of a stroke. On February 7, 2019, Katie and her husband, Randy Wells, were out to dinner when Katie noticed her husband’s mouth was drooping a little on one side....

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