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

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...

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Valley Med Flight honors two in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

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...

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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...

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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...

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Hurricane Helpers

FEMA aircraft take flight from Greenville base By Michael Abramowitz The Daily Reflector Wednesday, September 19, 2018 One by one, 16 aircraft — including 11 helicopters and five planes — took off on Tuesday from P-GV Airport in Greenville, no longer needed by the federal government for possible emergency...

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Saved After a Shark Attack!

REACH 16 was dispatched from Oceanside when a 13-year-old boy diving for lobster was attacked by a shark Saturday morning near Beacon’s Beach in Encinitas, leaving him with traumatic upper body wounds, authorities said. The attack occurred just before 7 a.m. off Neptune Avenue at the foot of Leucadia Boulevard,...

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Alaska Crews Team Up to Save Lives

In the past four years, Guardian Flight Alaska and Alaska Regional LifeFlight swiftly transported nearly 10,000 critically ill patients to local hospitals. The largest air medical transport company and longest-tenured air medevac company in Alaska respectively achieved this significant number of patient transports while providing service across a state...

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Staying Safe on the Road this Holiday Season

Preparation is everything If you’re traveling this holiday season, one thing’s for sure, you won’t be the only one on the road. Accidents, slow speeds and or poor weather can make any trip frustrating. But if you consider these tips you can make your journey much more enjoyable.   Find...

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Staying Fit During the Holidays

The holiday season is full of temptations, so it’s no surprise that many of us put on a few unwanted pounds. But you can fight the flab by following these simple pieces of advice: Don’t stop moving! Stay active. Research says too much sitting can be hazardous to your...

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A Grandparent’s Worst Nightmare

On March 23, I was moving my truck off the road, thinking my 1-year old grandson was on the porch. After I backed up my truck and got out, I saw my grandson laying on the ground at the front of my truck.  I picked him up and cuddled...

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