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Flight for Life Colorado Acquires New Medical Flight Helicopter for Pediatric Patients


Flight for Life Colorado has put a new medical flight helicopter in service for transporting pediatric patients. The helicopter has been specially outfitted for accommodating younger patients. This new addition to the Flight for Life Colorado fleet will enable them to provide even better service to residents of the Denver region.

Better Critical Care Medical Flight Service with New Helicopter

Flight for Life Colorado is a provider of critical care transport service in the Denver region. In 2016, they had made an announcement about their intention to acquire a new Airbus H130 T2, which will be dedicated for transporting pediatric patients. The newly-acquired medical flight helicopter will be exclusively used by the air ambulance’s team that’s based at Children’s Colorado.

The new helicopter will provide its transportation service to children within a 120-mile radius of the base. The Flight for Life Colorado pediatric air ambulance has a dedicated staff of nurses and respiratory therapists, who comprise of the air ambulance crew that’s based at Children’s Colorado. Since the aircraft is specially outfitted to accommodate pediatric patients, it’s expected to enhance the quality of service provided by Flight for Life Colorado to children in the service area.

More About Flight for Life Colorado

Flight for Life Colorado was a pioneer for critical care air transport based at hospitals since its establishment in 1972 at St. Anthony’s Hospital. The air ambulance provider and Children’s Colorado have worked closely together since 1997, according to a statement made by the Flight for Life Colorado director, Kathleen Mayer.

Their decision to station a dedicated helicopter at the hospital will enable them to strengthen their partnership and expand their service. The partnership will also enable both parties to provide exceptional care to pediatric patients in Denver.

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