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                Medical Logistics Management, Inc dba AirEvac International Awarded NAAMTA Global                               Medical Transport Accreditation

Scottsdale, AZ – 19 June 2020 – Following a comprehensive audit of administrative documentation, medical practices, and facilities, the NAAMTA Global has awarded Medical Logistics Management, Inc dba AirEvac International with accreditation for their fixed-wing medical transport program. As a result, AirEvac International joins the NAAMTA Global Alliance and is thus privy to the associated benefits.

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Erickson Incorporated Achieves NAAMTA Global Medical Transport Accreditation

Portland, OR – 12 June 2020 – Erickson Incorporated, a partner, and provider of safe, innovative, and reliable support services to the United States Department of Defense and other Non-defense agencies, has been awarded NAAMTA Global Medical Transport Accreditation.

NAAMTA Auditors completed a systematic audit of company policies and procedures, safety and quality management processes, medical personnel and policies, aviation and maintenance personnel and policies, associated equipment, training, and facilities. The audit verified compliance through employee interviews, process reviews, and on-site evaluations, all of which were conducted using ISO 9001:2015 auditing guidelines.

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             Vighter LLC Renews NAAMTA Global Medical Escort Accreditation

San Antonio, TX – 8 June 2020 - Vighter LLC, a provider of operational medicine and special mission support services to the United States Department of Defense, has renewed medical escort accreditation. Servicing the US military, Vighter plays an essential role in providing life-saving medical escort services in austere environments.

Following a comprehensive audit of administrative documentation, medical practices, and facilities, NAAMTA Global is awarding Vighter medical escort accreditation for Basic and Advanced Life Support. NAAMTA accreditation is recognized and approved by the US Department of Defense and the US Department of Veteran Affairs. By attaining NAAMTA Accreditation, Vighter confirms their dedication to safety and patient care, and meets the requirements of their government contract.

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Life Flight Network Achieves NAAMTA Medical Transport Accreditation

Aurora, OR –9 August 2019 Life Flight Network, the largest not-for-profit air medical transport service in the United States, has been awarded accreditation renewal by the National Accreditation Alliance of Medical Transport Applications (NAAMTA) for its ground, fixed-wing, and rotor-wing medical transport services. As part of the accreditation process, NAAMTA conducted a comprehensive evaluation of Life Flight Network’s policies and practices related to patient care and safety. Life Flight Network has maintained NAAMTA accreditation since 2016.

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Valley Med Flight Earns Successive NAAMTA Accreditation

Grand Forks, ND 18 March 2019 NAAMTA Medical Transport Accreditation criteria and auditing practices set the framework for transport services in providing quality patient care and safety in the industry.

Following an independent, external evaluation of administrative documentation, medical practices, and facilities, Valley Med Flight is being awarded accreditation for their fixed- and rotor-wing program.

NAAMTA’s Accreditation program is built on standards that focus on quality patient care and the safety of the transports for all involved. This accreditation is domestically and internationally recognized as a symbol of quality by industry peers, third-party payers, medical organizations, liability insurance companies, state and federal agencies and the public.

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Henderson, NV - March 18, 2019 NAAMTA Medical Transport Accreditation criteria and auditing practices set the framework for transport services in providing quality patient care and safety in the industry.

MedX AirOne, a rotor- and fixed-wing medical transport provider, subscribed to a comprehensive audit of NAAMTA Standards, which identifies criteria in all aspects of medical transport, including business policies, licensure, education, skills maintenance, communication, and safety. Awarding MedX AirOne accreditation denotes compliance with each of the defined standards and incorporates best practice procedures.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa – 4 February 2019 – Subsequent to a thorough, independent review of administrative policies, medical protocols, aviation processes and maintenance, ER24 has once again been awarded NAAMTA Accreditation for their fixed-wing air aeromedical program. As evidenced through strict compliance to the NAAMTA Standards, ER24 continues to demonstrate the highest degree of professionalism and safety in providing quality patient care.

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Aspirus Medevac Achieves NAAMTA Accreditation

Wausau, Wisconsin – 13 November 2018 –Following an independent, external audit, Aspirus Medevac is being awarded accreditation for their ground ambulance and rotor-wing medical transport program by the National Accreditation Alliance of Medical Transport Applications (NAAMTA).

“We’re proud to continue to be a NAAMTA Alliance member,” said Jason Keffeler, Aspirus system director of pre-hospital emergency services, “The accreditation has validated our high standards, our commitment, and our quality. We are exceptionally proud that we are the first program surveyed to have no criterion deficiencies.”

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St. Thomas, USVI October 30, 2018, Air Ambulance Caribbean / AeroMD has been awarded medical transport accreditation by National Accreditation Alliance of Medical Transport Applications (NAAMTA) for their fixed-wing medical transport service. AeroMD is a full-service air ambulance provider that is committed to providing each patient with an exceptional level of care and attention.

AeroMD subscribed to a comprehensive audit of NAAMTA Standards, which identifies criteria in all aspects of medical transport, including business policies, licensure, education, skills maintenance, communication, and safety. Awarding AeroMD accreditation denotes compliance with each of the defined standards and incorporates best practice procedures.

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NAAMTA Awards Medical Transport Accreditation to Angel MedFlight

Scottsdale, AZ – 16 September 2018 – NAAMTA Medical Transport Accreditation criteria and auditing practices is a framework for transport services for providing quality patient care and safety in the industry.

Angel MedFlight, a fixed-wing medical transport provider, subscribed to a comprehensive audit with NAAMTA. Auditors verified compliance through business documentation, medical practices, applicable facilities/equipment, employee interviews, process reviews, and on-site evaluations conducted using ISO 9001:2015 auditing guidelines.

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Guardian Flight Alaska Accomplishes NAAMTA Medical Transport Accreditation

Anchorage, AK Guardian Flight Alaska air ambulance service, accomplishes medical transport accreditation by National Accreditation Alliance of Medical Transport Applications (NAAMTA). Guardian Flight Alaska’s mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and efficient air medical transportation, with a focus on safety and industry best practices. Following a comprehensive audit by NAAMTA of administrative processes and policies, medical practices, and facilities, Guardian Flight Alaska achieved accreditation for its fixed-wing program. Accreditation verifies that an organization meets or exceeds standards of quality.

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Acute Air Ambulance Achieves NAAMTA Medical Transport Accreditation

Fort Lauderdale, FL Acute Air Ambulance has been awarded medical transport accreditation by National Accreditation Alliance of Medical Transport Applications (NAAMTA) for their fixed-wing medical transport. Acute Air Ambulance is a full-service air ambulance provider that is committed to providing each patient with an exceptional level of care and attention. NAAMTA performed a comprehensive review of administrative processes and policies, medical provisions, and facilities that focus on safety and medical industry best-practices. Awarding Acute Air Ambulance accreditation denotes compliance with this Quality Vanguard.

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Aeromedevac Achieves NAAMTA Medical Transport Accreditation

American Fork, UT Aeromedevac Air Ambulance has been awarded medical transport accreditation by National Accreditation Alliance of Medical Transport Applications (NAAMTA). Aeromedevac provides medical transport services that focus on safety and best practices. Following a comprehensive audit by NAAMTA of administrative processes and policies, medical practices, and facilities, Aeromedevac achieved accreditation for their fixed-wing program. Accreditation verifies that an organization meets or exceeds minimum standards of quality.

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Premier Jets-Lifeguard Air Ambulance is awarded NAAMTA Accreditation

Hillsboro, OR – 21 April 2018 NAAMTA’s Accreditation program is built on standards that focus on quality patient care and transport safety. Using a comprehensive audit of administrative documentation, medical practices, and facilities, NAAMTA is awarding Premier Jets-Lifeguard Air Ambulance accreditation for their medical transport program.

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Phoenix Air Group Receives NAAMTA Medical Transport Accreditation

Cartersville, GA – 30 October 2017 Phoenix Air Group, Inc., providing world-wide Air Ambulance and Aviation services for more than 25 years, pursued NAAMTA Medical Transport Accreditation for several reasons, two of which are:

  • NAAMTA Accreditation criteria and processes reflect the highest and best quality measures pertaining to all areas of medical transport services.
  • NAAMTA Accreditation is required for government, and military contracts. Such as contracts issued by the Department of State, Department of Defense, Air Mobility Command, and the Department Veteran Affairs. Phoenix Air Group has been supplying military and government entities since 1978 and identify with additional support our accreditation provides.

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