Friday, March 26, 2010

Air Medical Today™ Episode 12 - March 26, 2010 EPNetwork

Episode 12 - News and Information,  Hospital Wing Crash, an Interview of David Kearns, the Coordinator of the CONCERN Network.  I also check in with Tim Pickering, Vice President of the Association of Air Medical Services, regarding the AAMS Spring Conference in the First Response section


David Kearns

Introduction:
Air Medical Today Website
Air Medical Today Facebook Page
Air Medical Today Twitter Page
Eroe Podcast Network Blog

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News and Information:
Medical Helicopter Crashed in Thunderstorm, 3 Killed - TopNews United States
3 dead in medical helicopter crash - CNN
3 crew killed in medical chopper crash in Tenn. - Washington Post
3 Crew Killed In Medical Chopper Crash In Tenn. - NPR
Thunderstorms hazardous for helicopters - Jackson Sun
Another medical transport company says it likely turned down fatal flight ... - Jackson Sun
Fatal Hospital Wing crash in Tennessee - Waypoint AirMed and Rescue Magazine
NewsChannel 5.com - Nashville, Tennessee - Names Released In Deadly Medical ... - NewsChannel5.com
Crash claimed the lives of experienced nurses, pilot - Jackson Sun
Brownsville, TN- Aviation accident news: 3 killed in Brownsville medical ... - Justice News Flash
NTSB Sending Team to Investigate Emergency Medical Services Helicopter ... - AMTOnline.com
Democrats hail landmark US healthcare bill - BBC News
Obama Signs Historic Health Care Legislation - NPR
Congress’s Final Votes on Health Care Set Stage for Sales Job - BusinessWeek
Provider groups praise reform legislation - Modern Healthcare
Americans Skeptical Over Revamp - BusinessWeek
Health Vote Provides GOP With Few New Targets - NPR
Republicans On Health Care Fight: 'It's Not Over' - NPR
Health-Care Suits ‘Unlikely to Succeed,’ Scholars Say (Update1) - BusinessWeek
Overhaul Adds Drug, Insurance Customers - BusinessWeek
Health Care Firms See Mixed Blessing In Overhaul - Modern Healthcare
Goldman Says U.S. Health-Care Bill to Lift Small Business Jobs - BusinessWeek
Democrats Briefed On Security After Health Care Vote - NPR
NTSB cites pilot error, air traffic control in fatal Aurora helicopter crash - Geneva Sun
Senate passes bill updating air traffic system - The Associated Press
AAAE Applauds Senate Passage of FAA Bill, Outlines Priorities for Final Measure - AviationNews.net
LifeLine Expanding Service in Central Indiana - Inside INdiana Business
Clarian Arnett hospital to house new critical transport service - Journal and Courier
Air Evac Officially Opens Base At WCH - Wetzel Chronicle
Air Evac Lifeteam opens Hardinsburg office - Louisville Business First
Mountain Empire's newest ambulance lands new base at BMS - TriCities.com
WellmontOne medevac chopper gets permanent base at BMS - Kingsport Times News
New helicopter joins Ministry's fleet - WAOW
Air ambulance needed in western Labrador: NDP - CBC.ca
Air ambulance availability in Labrador after fatal IOC accident - SteelGuru
Rompkey says air ambulance for Labrador necessary now as it was in the ... - St. John's Telegram
Copter protocols upgraded - Arizona Daily Sun
Pulliam airspace extension still under study by FAA - Arizona Daily Sun
Debate over air ambulance gets heated - KeysNet
Hartford Hospital's Life Star Off Critical List — For Now - Hartford Business
Raising vehicle-registration fee proposed to help emergency groups - WSLS.com
TGH helicopter makes emergency landing - EMS Flight Crew
Aeromed 3 Emergency Landing In Florida - VTOLBlog
Bird strikes St. Louis medical helicopter; no injuries, but helicopter damaged - FOX2now.com
Air lift service allegedly fails to properly intubate patient, suit claims - Madison County Record
Sikorsky flies new S-76D - AOPA Pilot
Helijet extended for $9-million Learjet air ambulance contract - BCLocalNews
HAI Releases New, Online Aviation Wire Strike Safety Awareness Video - Vertical Magazine
Air ambulance workers in Peace River area may be locked out, says union - The Canadian Press
36 hour wait for medical evacuation - ABC Online
Woman's 36 hours of living hell - ntnews.com.au
Aeromedical nurses facing axe: union - ABC Online
Air med shake-up - ntnews.com.au
Police report laser pointed at aircraft above municipality - Cape Breton Post
Police believe lasers beamed at planes originated in Sydney River/Coxheath - Cape Breton Post
Definitely not a bright idea - TheChronicleHerald.ca
DCA tightens air safety regulations - The Namibian
Daily News: US Army Air Forces Flight Nurse Exhibit Opens - Nurse.com

First Response:
Association of Air Medical Services
Air Evac LifeTeam
Federal Interagency Committee on EMS
EMS.gov

Tim Pickering

Interview of David Kearns, the Coordinator of the CONCERN Network
Association of Air Medical Services
Flight For Life Colorado
CONCERN Network
Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association

Stanley Reeves, Musician and Podcast Theme Music Author
Room Tune Website
Room Tune Twitter Page

Friday, March 12, 2010

Air Medical Today™ Episode 11 - March 12, 2010 EPNetwork

Episode 11 - News and Information,  an Interview of Denise Landis, Chairperson, and Kris Nelson, Co-Director of the Graduate School, with the Medical Transport Leadership Institute in Wheeling, West Virginia.  I also check in with Kathy Nichols, former flight nurse with West Michigan Air Care who recently returned from a medical mission to Haiti in the First Response section


Denise Landis

Kris Nelson

Introduction:
Air Medical Today Website
Air Medical Today Facebook Page
Air Medical Today Twitter Page
Eroe Podcast Network Blog

Update and Feedback:
E-Mail Address and Telephone Number to Leave Feedback: webmaster@airmedtoday.com / 206-350-0278

Make Sure Your Program or Service's Facebook Page is in the Favorites Tab at the Air Medical Today Facebook Page

News and Information:
Obama hosts Haitian President Preval for talks - MSNBC
Sebelius: Bid for GOP support delayed healthcare - Modern Healthcare
Obama Set to Fight ‘Uphill Battle’ on Health Bill - BusinessWeek
Obama seeks public support on healthcare - Modern Healthcare
Brown says jobs trump health reform - Modern Healthcare
Obama’s Health Push Challenged By Business - BusinessWeek
Obama Presses Health Insurers to Give Details Online for Rate Hikes - Truthout
Sebelius Demands Health Insurance CEOs Explain Rate Hikes -Truthout
Obama decries Washington in healthcare push - Modern Healthcare
Va. moves to block Obama's insurance mandate - Modern Healthcare
Reid Formally Notifies Republicans He Will Use Reconciliation to Pass Health Care Bill - Truthout
Senate Begins Debate On FAA Bill - AviationNews.net
FAA NextGen Implementation Plan Released - AvStop Aviation News
Rescue-squad money diverted to Med-Flight service - FireEngineering.com
Study Boosts Case For Medevac Helicopters - Aviation Week
PHI, Inc. Announces Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2009 - CNNMoney.com
Air Methods Announces Year 2009 Financial Results and Provides First Quarter ... - MarketWatch
Air Program At Carolinas Medical Center Receives Eurocopter EC135's - AvStop Aviation News
Province of British Columbia: New Ambulance Service Model To Benefit Patients - TMC Net
Air ambulance volunteers claim 'donated money is wasted on high salaries' - Leicester Mercury
Blood flows happily on birthday - Columbus Dispatch

First Response:
West Michigan Air Care
The CRUDEM Foundation

Kathy Nichols (Light Blue Scrubs) and another Volunteer
            With German Helicopter Crew in  Milot, Haiti

Interview of Denise Landis, Chairperson, and Kris Nelson, Co-Director of the Graduate School with the Medical Transport Leadership Institute in Wheeling, West Virginia.
University of Michigan Health System Survival Flight
Association of Air Medical Services
Medical Transport Leadership Institute
Oglebay Resort & Conference Center

Stanley Reeves, Musician and Podcast Theme Music Author

Room Tune Website
Room Tune Twitter Page

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Air Medical Today™ Episode 10 - March 3, 2010 EPNetwork

Episode 10 - News and Information, David Kearns in First Response regarding the Alaris MedSystem III, and an Interview of Dr. Daniel Hankins, Medical Director of Mayo Clinic Medical Transport and current President of the Association of Air Medical Services and Dawn Mancuso, the Executive Director and CEO of AAMS


Daniel Hankins, M.D.


Dawn Mancuso

Introduction:
Air Medical Today Website
Air Medical Today Facebook Page
Air Medical Today Twitter Page
Eroe Podcast Network Blog

Update and Feedback:

E-Mail Address and Telephone Number to Leave Feedback: webmaster@airmedtoday.com / 206-350-0278

Make Sure Your Program or Service's Facebook Page is in the Favorites Tab at the Air Medical Today Facebook Page

News and Information: 
OSU doctor finds different world of medicine - Columbus Dispatch
Parties remain divided as summit concludes - Modern Healthcare
Obama: Compromise on health if GOP is serious - Modern Healthcare
White House OK on healthcare without GOP - Modern Healthcare
Obama Says He’s Open to Adding Republican Ideas to Health Plan - BusinessWeek
Obama backs GOP ideas as lawmakers mull path forward - Modern Healthcare
Obama Looks To Reconciliation to Pass Health Care Bill - Truthout
Rangel's move won't hinder health reform, Democrats say - Modern Healthcare
House votes to end antitrust exemption - Modern Healthcare
Study: Half of Americans Live More Than an Hour Away from Stroke Care - Occupational Health Safety
A Safer Place to Work - EMS Magazine
Lawsuit against Air-1 helicopter dismissed - NewsChannel 9 WSYR
Mercy Fought The Law, And The Law Won (so far) - VTOLBLOG
FlightSafety's New Eurocopter EC135 Simulator Scheduled To Achieve FAA Level D ... - Vertical Magazine
Bell Demonstrates 429 Capabilities to Operators at Heli-Expo - Vertical Magazine
Air Methods Expands Fleet with Twelve Helicopters from American Eurocopter - Vertical Magazine
Travis County STAR Flight confirms order for an EC145 at Heli-Expo - Vertical Magazine
Bell STC Taps Available Power to Boost 407 Performance - Vertical Magazine
CALSTAR CEO Retires; New Leader Named - Vertical Magazine
Med-Trans Two, now LifeFlight, moves to Anderson; will still cover area - Greenwood Index Journal
SmarTrend Detects Continued Selling Pressure in Shares of Air Methods (AIRM) - Comtex Smartrend
N. Idaho medical flight base to open in April - KIVI-TV
Life Flight coming to Lewiston - KLEW
Chief critical of northern air ambulance service - Regina Leader-Post
Careflight takes over our medical flights - ntnews.com.au
Devon firm takes over air ambulance contract - Isle of Man Today
AIR AMBULANCE TARGETED BY LASER - www.dunoon-observer.com
Rescued doctor gives something back - thisiseastgrinstead.co.uk

First Response:
Flight For Life Colorado
Association of Air Medical Services
CONCERN Network
CareFusion
supportcenter@carefusion.com


David Kearns



Interview of Dr. Daniel Hankins, Medical Director of Mayo Clinic Medical Transport and current President of the Association of Air Medical Services and Dawn Mancuso, the Executive Director and CEO of AAMS
Mayo Clinic Medical Transport
Association of Air Medical Services
Mayo Clinic Emergency Medicine
Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems
MedEvac Foundation International
American Society of Association Executives
Greater Washington Society of Association Executives

Stanley Reeves, Musician and Podcast Theme Music Author

Room Tune Website
Room Tune Twitter Page