Often people are unaware that our industry exists. Even case managers and social workers search for Illinois air ambulance. Air ambulance is often needed for travelers going to or from Illinois. Family members of loved ones, who are in critical situations and need to be transferred via Air Ambulance to a different hospital. For numerous reasons: Higher Level of Care, move closer to family, etc… Illinois air ambulance transfers from hospitals like Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge Illinois or Advocate Bethany Hospital in Chicago Illinois to any where the patient needs to go. The airevac or air ambulance transfers are tailored to the needs of the patient.
The air ambulance is staffed with critical certified medical personal. These flight medical personnel are usually are critical care nurse and critical paramedic. Often the elderly patients require IV fluids and oxygen and overall medical monitoring throughout the transfer. A critical medical team accompanies the patient during the flight, this team cam 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. Often if the patient can tolerate sitting up in a wheelchair a medical escort can be provided. These medical escorts provide a high level of care yet without the cost of an air ambulance. Often medical escorts are used to transfer or repatriate patients back to their home country and families. 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. Often, if the patient can tolerate sitting up in a wheelchair a medical escort can be provided on a commercial airliner in business or first class section whenever possible. These medical escorts provide a high level of care, yet without the cost of an air ambulance.
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 Illinois.
Our team of Medical Flight Coordinators will work with your doctors, care facility, and ground transportation to arrange your Illinois 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.