CAMTS Accreditation for 16 Medical Units
The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) provided reaccreditation to 13 air medical services and awarded new accreditation to three.
CAMTS, August 01, 2017 - The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) has awarded new accreditation to three medical transport services and renewed accreditation to 13 additional services at the CAMTS July board meeting in Weehawken, New Jersey.
- Sky Nurses, a medical escort company of Delray Beach, Florida;
- Memorial MedFlight, a rotor-wing emergency medical transport service of South Bend, Indiana;
- Medical Air Rescue, a fixed-wing emergency medical transport service in Rapid City, South Dakota,
All three were awarded CAMTS full accreditation.
“Our heartfelt congratulations go out to the three newly accredited companies as well as those who’ve received reaccreditation,” said CAMTS executive director Eileen Frazer. “The work and dedication to provide the safest service in compliance with all applicable regulations is commendable on its own. To take the additional step to achieve CAMTS accreditation is no small feat and illustrates a dedication to the safest, highest quality operation possible.”
In addition to the three new accredited services, the following CAMTS companies achieved reaccreditation:
- Air Methods SouthEast Region, operating a rotor-wing and fixed-wing service in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina;
- Air Methods Region 7 operating a rotor-wing and ground service in Arkansas, Illinois, and Missouri;
- Children’s Medical Center operating a rotor-wing, fixed-wing and ground service in Dallas, Texas;
- Life Force Air Medical operating a rotor-wing service in Chattanooga, Tennessee;
- LifeEvac Virginia operating a rotor-wing service in Gasburg, Virginia;
- Med Flight Air Ambulance operating a fixed-wing service in Albuquerque, New Mexico;
- Memorial Star Transport operating a rotor-wing service in Colorado Springs, Colorado;
- MONOC 1 operating a rotor-wing service in Neptune, New Jersey;
- Nationwide Children’s operating a rotor-wing, fixed-wing and ground service in Columbus, Ohio;
- PHI Air Medical Kentucky operating a rotor-wing service in Lexington, Kentucky;
- Sanford AirMed operating a rotor-wing and ground service in Sioux Falls, South Dakota;
- University of Iowa AirCare operating a rotor-wing and ground service in Iowa Citry, Iowa; and
- UMass Memorial Life Flight operating a rotor-wing service in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Also during the July meeting, the CAMTS board of directors welcomed guest speaker Frédéric Bruder, managing director of ADAC Air Rescue in Germany, as a lunchtime speaker. Bruder provided a presentation on the ADAC service, the largest rotor-wing air medical service in Germany.