Stroke: A Guide to What You Need to Know

Strokes are responsible for at least 140,000 deaths annually. They’re also the primary cause of severe long-term disability in the United States. A stroke is mainly caused by an obstruction of blood flow to the brain. Thus, once the brain cells become deprived of oxygen-rich blood, they begin to die. In some cases, stroke effects […]

5 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Bariatric Patient Medical Transport

Obesity is the accumulation of excess fat in the body. Obesity is undesirable, and around one-third of the US population is said to weigh 100 pounds over average, or are considered overweight. Bariatric Medical Transport is a non-emergency medical transport service that involves the transportation of patients that generally weigh over 400 pounds. Such patients […]

Why Specialized Medical Transport is best for Local Non-Emergency Medical Trips

It’s pretty easy to make a case for long-distance medical transport. Regular commercial airlines aren’t set up to manage the specific needs of patients traveling to and from healthcare centers. You could also struggle to give the right kind of care to someone with significant health concerns when they’re being conveyed to a hospital hundreds […]

When Is a Long-Distance Air Ambulance the Best Option for Medical Transportation?

Much of the medical transportation that happens today takes place on the ground. This isn’t a surprise; a lot more people travel via roads than those who use other means. They aren’t going to switch to aircraft when they are already accustomed to getting around in cars, buses, and trucks. But sometimes, we do prefer […]

5 Things You Should Do Before Traveling with State to State Medical Transport

State to state medical transport certainly makes life easier for people who have to travel long distances to get to a hospital. They’re more comfortable for the elderly than, say, air transportation. And the fact that they do the specific job of getting patients to and from medical appointments makes it more likely that they’re […]

6 Popular Reasons For Medical Transportation

Every day, we meet clients that are just learning about medical transportation for the first time or those with only a vague understanding of what it actually is. Most people only get to learn of it when they need to transport a parent, grandparent or loved one. A good majority do not entirely understand it […]

Long Distance Ambulance

Patients that are not in immediate health danger often choose to go on long-distance medical trips for specialist care or procedures. Interestingly, this model is different from the conventional urgency that is characteristic of brick and mortar ambulance services. The use of long-distance ambulance ensures that patients transport to a medical facility that is quite […]

Non Emergency Medical Air Transport for The Elderly

Most people harbor the seeming misconception that an air ambulance is only used to transport critically ill or injured patients in need of urgent medical attention. While this assertion isn’t wrong, however, there is more to medical air transport than just being used for medical emergency purposes. One of such uses is to transport senior […]