Medway Air Ambulance is partnering with AMR to provide FEMA medical evacuations from the US Virgin Islands.
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA, September 09, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Medway Air Ambulance is partnering with American Medical Response (AMR) and other air ambulance services to provide FEMA directed medical evacuations from the US Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma. The storm has had catastrophic impacts on Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, necessitating patient evacuations from the island of St Thomas and St. Croix, USVI. Medway Air Ambulance has a crew of eight, including four pilots and four medical personnel, providing round the clock transport of patients from the Caribbean.
“Our partnership with AMR’s Federal Disaster Response Team at this crucial time allows for patients with critical medical needs to be moved to safety,” states Mark Chapman, Program Director at Medway Air Ambulance. “Our medical transport crews were positioned to assist in FEMA’s emergency response efforts as soon as it was safe to do so. Our heart goes out to all those devastated during both hurricanes; Medway is doing everything we can to be there to assist,” continues Chapman.
Medway’s high-quality service and outstanding safety record have made it a top U.S. fixed wing medical air ambulance provider. Its fleet of Learjets is equipped with state-of-the-art medical technology to provide critical care transport, neo-natal transport, and life flights across the globe. Medway Air Ambulance has earned a Gold Rating from ARGUS International, which rates more than 500 commercial aviation operators around the world. European Aero Medical Institute (Eurami) has accredited Medway as a long-rang/intercontinental fixed wing carrier in the categories of adult critical care, pediatric critical care, and neonatal critical care. Ground transportation between the sending and receiving facilities can be coordinated through Medway Air Ambulance, which works with all major health insurance companies.
For more information about FEMA’s disaster response efforts in the Caribbean, visit https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2017/09/07/fema-supporting-hurrican … ing-public.
About Medway Air Ambulance
Medway Air Ambulance has been safely transporting patients and their families since 1987. Just one call to Medway Air Ambulance means that all arrangements will be handled quickly and efficiently. The company is dedicated to ensuring patient safety and care while providing the highest quality fixed wing medical air transport at the most competitive rates.
To learn more, visit www.medwayair.com
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