Med-Trans Corporation, a US air ambulance provider has decided to base one of its air ambulance helicopters for the first time in Baldwin County, Alabama. The decision was made in partnership with Medstar Emergency Medical Services, who will be providing paramedics for the air ambulance. The provider will be operating its Bell 407 GPX helicopter from the Baldwin County base under the name of Medstar Air Care.
Partnership with Medstar EMS for High-Quality Medical Care
The US air ambulance provider will be partnering with Medstar EMS, which is a part of the Lifeguard Ambulance Service. The LAS is a service dedicated to transporting patients through ground ambulance and operating from multiple bases across Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Tennessee, Oklahoma, and Georgia. Both Lifeguard Ambulance Service and Med-Trans Corporation belong to Air Medical Group Holdings, Inc.
According to their partnership, Medstar EMS will be providing paramedics to form part of the air ambulance crew. Med-Trans will be providing the helicopters and pilots as well as nurses for the crew. Chief of Medstar EMS, Mike Sandell stated that this integration between ground and air medical services will be responsible for delivering smoother and more seamless patient care.
US air ambulance to Service the Baldwin County Community Better
The establishment of the Medstar Air Care will prove to be a valuable community resource that will allow quicker access to specialized medical care for severely ill or injured patients. The partnership between ground and air ambulance crews is intended to provide an elevated level of patient care accomplished through joint initiatives.
At the start, the helicopter for Medstar Air Care will be operating from a base in the Stapleton Fire Station. The base is located in the county’s northern region and the helicopter will be providing valuable service to patients across the county.