Houston Methodist, one the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers, has selected AirMed International to provide global air medical transport services for the hospital’s more than 20,000 employees. The service is also being offered as a benefit option for the families of employees.
When Houston’s Methodist’s workforce are hospitalized anywhere in the world, AirMed International will provide bedside to bedside medical jet transportation back to Houston for continued hospital care. With global reach, AirMed International has flown more than 20,000 missions in all 50 states and over 150 countries on six continents.
“AirMed International is honored that the prestigious medical institution Houston Methodist has entrusted our company with the transportation and health care of their employees,” said AirMed President Denise Treadwell. “It is also further testament to their foresight in being on the leading edge of innovative personnel benefit packages that encompass a full-range of support services.”
A membership in AirMed International offers a 24/7 Logistics Center for worldwide medical referrals, consultations, and prescription assistance, foreign travel advisories, threat assessments and emergency message services.
One of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers, Houston Methodist consists of seven hospitals: Houston Methodist Hospital, its flagship academic hospital in the Texas Medical Center, and six community hospitals throughout the Greater Houston metropolitan area. The system also includes freestanding emergency care centers and outpatient facilities as well as an extensive network of primary care doctors and specialists, totaling more than 100 locations.
Each year, Houston Methodist Hospital treats thousands of patients for specialized medical care from more than 90 countries around the world. As one of the world’s finest hospitals, it offers patients from around the world a healing mix of high technology, medical innovation, and human caring.
Chosen as a preferred operator for many other top hospitals around the globe, as well as a contracted carrier for the U.S. Department of Defense, AirMed operates its own fleet of fully customized and permanently configured jets. AirMed offers unparalleled medical care and bedside-to-bedside transportation on a worldwide basis and has some of the most experienced air medical crews in the industry.
With state-of-the-art medical jets and experienced and respected medical teams, AirMed is able to deliver an uncompromising standard of care. AirMed owns and operates all aircraft, as well as employing its own dispatch, fight, and medical teams. This vertical integration ensures seamless service and world-class care 24/7/365.
AirMed provides worldwide services from multiple bases strategically located across the globe. With accreditation from both CAMTS and EURAMI, AirMed is able to deliver a excellent transport experience to customers regardless of location. AirMed International is an Air Medical Group Holdings company.
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