CAMTS awards a new accreditation and multiple reaccreditations

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During the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) April 2019 board meeting that took place in Albuquerque in New Mexico, CAMTS awarded reaccreditation to 23 services, as well as new accreditation to Knoxville, Tennessee rotor-wing service UT LIfestar.

UT Lifestar provides services to East Tennessee, Southeast Kentucky, Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina, with a fleet of Eurocopter EC135 and Bell 407 helicopters, and the CAMTS accreditation that it received has ensured that UT Lifestar provides the highest safety and customer care through a rigorous outside audit process.

The CAMTS reaccreditations (required every three years), were awarded to the following companies:

  • AeroCare, operating a fixed-wing and medical escort service in Sugar Grove, Illinois. 
  • AeroCare Medical Transport, operating a rotor-wing and fixed-wing service in Yuma, Arizona.
  • Aeromed, operating a rotor-wing service in Tampa, Florida.
  • Akron Children’s Transport, operating a rotor-wing, fixed-wing, and advanced life support ground service in Akron, Ohio.
  • Boston Children’s Hospital, operating a rotor-wing, fixed-wing, and ground service in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Carilion Clinic Patient Transportation, operating a rotor-wing service in Roanoke, Virginia.
  • Children’s Hospital Critical Care Transport, operating a rotor-wing, fixed-wing, and basic and advanced life support ground service in Omaha, Nebraska. 
  • Children’s Mercy Critical Care Transport, operating a rotor-wing, fixed-wing, and basic and advanced life support ground service in Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Gundersen Air, operating a rotor-wing service in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
  • Hackensack University Medical Center Air Med One, operating a rotor-wing service in Hackensack, New Jersey.
  • Hall Critical Care Transport, operating a rotor-wing and ground service in Bakersfield, California. 
  • Island Air Ambulance, operating a fixed-wing service in Friday Harbor, Washington. 
  • Lehigh Valley MedEvac, operating a rotor-wing and ground service in Allentown, Pennsylvania. 
  • Life Link III, operating a rotor-wing and fixed-wing service in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
  • LifeFlight Eagle, operating a rotor-wing and ground service in Kansas City, Missouri. 
  • Lifeguard Air Emergency Services, operating a rotor-wing, fixed-wing, and ground service in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • MedCenter Air, operating a rotor-wing, fixed-wing, medical escort, and basic and advanced life support ground service Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • REACH Air Medical Services, operating a rotor-wing and fixed-wing service in Santa Rosa, California. 
  • San Juan Regional AirCare, operating a rotor-wing and fixed-wing service in Farmington, New Mexico. 
  • SKYLIFE, operating a rotor-wing and fixed-wing service in Fresno, California.
  • STARS, operating a rotor-wing service in Calgary, Alberta.
  • UCAN, operating a rotor-wing and ground service in Chicago, Illinois.
  • UNC Carolina Air Care, operating a rotor-wing, fixed-wing and ground service in Durham, North Carolina.

CAMTS details that the CAMTS and CAMTS Global boards will next meet in Seattle on July 11, 12, and 13. 

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