The District of Columbia is one of the top tourism stops in the United States. Air evacuations whether to another State or country are very common. Often visiting patient becomes sick or injured and cannot fly or drive back home, or travel to receive the necessary medical treatment. These patients may be VIP patients and cannot travel on commercial airlines and require private travel arrangements or a private air ambulance. Even case managers and social workers search for air ambulance. Air Ambulance transfers from hospitals like Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Washington DC or Walter Reed Hospital in Washington DC.
Often these patients are elderly individuals that are unable to travel on commercial airlines, maybe they were in a car accident or fell with a broken hip either case may require an air ambulance. Elderly patients utilize air ambulances frequently. Often the elderly patients require IV fluids and oxygen and overall medical monitoring throughout the transfer. District of Columbia air ambulance also performs repatriation. Repatriation reconnects patients with their families in there home country. Often these flights are paid for by hospitals themselves and act in the best interest of both the patient and family. Whether that care requires advance cardiac life support, IV infusion, or other advance life support.
A critical medical team accompanies the patient during the flight, this team can be made up of a paramedic or nurse both being critical care certified. These air ambulance flights can provide oxygen and advance life support including ventilator patients.
So there is hope for individuals and families of sick or injured loved one to move safely and comfortably wherever that might take them to or from the District of Columbia.
Our team of Medical Flight Coordinators will work with your doctors, care facility, and ground transportation to arrange your District of Columbia transfer. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and monitor every aspect of our first-rate bedside to bedside service. We use a 19-step quality assurance checklist to ensure a seamless transition on the ground and in the sky.
Our attention to detail and exceptional care is what has kept us in business for 40 years. We are a family owned business and we make you part of that family. While in transit, our coordinators will continually update your family, whether they’re in New York or another corner of the globe, to keep them abreast of all information. This communication is one of our key promises and exemplifies our commitment to quality air care.