The Royal Bournemouth Hospital (RBH), in the UK, has had its first flight land on its new helipad.
Growing demand for air ambulances in medical tourism
According to a new report from Orbis Research entitled Global Air Ambulance Market 2015-2019 demand for air ambulance services in the medical tourism sector is soaring.
As an effective way of carrying critical patients to healthcare facilities, these services have become an essential component of the modern healthcare system and are used in war-torn regions, during natural disasters, outburst of epidemics and road accidents, said the organisation.
The report covers the current global air ambulance market, as well as its growth prospects, discussing major trends, key drivers that influence the market’s growth, and challenges that vendors, and the market at large faces. According to the analysts, the global air ambulance market is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 9.57 per cent over the 2014 to 2019 period.
The vendors mentioned are Lifeguard Air Ambulance and REVA Air Ambulance.
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