(O’FALLON, Mo., July 17, 2019) Air Evac Lifeteam is proud to announce that it recently earned full accreditation from CAMTS – the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems. CAMTS is comprised of nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the quality and safety of medical transport services.
CAMTS-appointed surveyors visited air medical bases within the Air Evac Lifeteam system in June 2019. Surveyors also spent a week at the company’s corporate headquarters in O’Fallon, Mo. The surveyors look for compliance with accreditation standards. Seth Myers, president of Air Evac Lifeteam, said Air Evac was first accredited by CAMTS in 2008, and has earned continuous reaccreditation ever since.
“Earning this prestigious accreditation is an external validation of Air Evac Lifeteam’s commitment to quality and safety,” Myers said. “Air Evac is the largest company-wide, CAMTS-accredited program. We have met – and often exceeded – industry-wide standards.”
The CAMTS standards include patient care, medical personnel education, medical equipment, and the safety of our pilots, maintenance staff, communication centers and management.
“We believe the CAMTS process and accreditation speaks volumes about our quality and safety, and we believe our customers and patients will appreciate the hard work and dedication of each employee to maintain CAMTS accreditation,” Myers said.
About Air Evac Lifeteam
Air Evac Lifeteam is the nation’s leading provider of helicopter air ambulance services. Crews, consisting of a pilot, a flight nurse and a flight paramedic, are on duty 7 days a week to respond to the scene of a medical emergency or transport patients between medical facilities. The company operates more than 140 air medical bases across 15 states. For more information, please visit Lifeteam.net.
Air Evac Lifeteam is part of the Global Medical Response family of companies. Global Medical Response, Inc. is the industry-leading air, ground, specialty and residential fire services and managed medical transportation organization. With more than 38,000 employees, we deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services, in the United States, the District of Columbia and around the world. For more information, visit www.globalmedicalresponse.com.