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Global Medical Response, October 17, 2019 - Honolulu, Hawaii - Kona Community Hospital and Hawaii Life Flight have renewed their five-year preferred provider agreement.
The agreement confirms the hospital will call Hawaii Life Flight first for all air medical patient transports within the scope of the air medical provider's services.
"Hawaii Life Flight is honored to partner with Kona Community Hospital to serve the needs of its patients and the Kona community," said Hawaii Life Flight Program Director Mark Leggett.
"We are very excited to continue working with the hospital's Chief Executive Officer Jay Kreuzer, and his team, to provide safe, compassionate and efficient solutions to medical transportation needs both in Kona and throughout the Hawaiian Islands," Leggett added.
"Daily, Hawaii Life Flight crews work with our hospital teams to provide dedicated 24/7 emergency air transport to our patients. The Kona Community Hospital / Hawaii Life Flight partnership, launched in 2014, has been a time saver and a life saver for our rural community," said Kona Community Hospital CEO Jay Kruezer.
Hawaii Life Flight is committed to delivering exceptional patient care to the community. Hawaii Life Flight has provided a dedicated EC-135 twin engine helicopter branded with the Kona Community Hospital logo and based at the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport.
About Hawaii Life Flight: Hawaii Life Flight, a part of Global Medical Response, has established an outstanding safety record in Hawaii since 2006 while providing a high level of professional air medical transportation throughout the state of Hawaii.
The company's personnel are residents in the communities they serve. This ensures the fastest response time through providing the greatest opportunity for the aircraft and crew to be where the patient transport originates. The operation's aircraft are based in Honolulu, Kahului, Moloka'i, Lihu'e, Hilo, Kona, and Kamuela.
About Global Medical Response: 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, the company delivers 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.