New Wyoming LifeFlight Base at Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Air Methods, April 17, 2015 - SHERIDAN, Wyo - Air Methods announces that the new Wyoming LifeFlight base located at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital is now open.
The helicopter air ambulance will help reduce the time it takes to transport a patient to a tertiary care facility.
The Wyoming LifeFlight base is in service 24 hours per day and seven days a week.
The Bell 407 helicopter is equipped with a variety of critical care supplies and medications found in a hospital emergency room or ICU.
These include items such as oxygen, airway resuscitation equipment, heart monitor/defibrillator, suction, IV pump and fluids, specialized monitor/testing equipment, ventilators, and emergency medications.
Wyoming LifeFlight also provides specialized patient transports for high risk OB patients and is one of only two certified air medical stroke teams in the state.
Wyoming Life Flight is CAMTS accredited medical helicopter and airplane service serving Wyoming from central location in Casper for 30 years and is owned and operated by Air Methods.
Air Methods Corporation is the global leader in air medical transportation. The Air Medical Services Division is the largest provider of air medical transport services in the United States. The Tourism Division is comprised of Sundance Helicopters, Inc. and Blue Hawaiian Helicopters, which provide helicopter tours and charter flights in the Las Vegas/Grand Canyon region and Hawaii, respectively. Air Methods’ fleet of owned, leased or maintained aircraft features over 450 helicopters and fixed wing aircraft.
Bell 407 N189AM ( Life Flight )
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