Companies Look to Provide Integrated Ground and Air Medical Transportation Solution to Create Better Patient Outcomes
AMR and MedicWest in conjunction with AirMed announced today that Donna Miller, Founder and President of Las Vegas based Lifeguard International‐Flying ICU, and most recently Market Development Director for AIrMed, will become the Regional Director of American Medical Response, Nevada operations as the companies focus on providing an integrated ground and air medical transportation solution to create better patient outcomes, strong community relationships and a more complete business model.
“This is an exciting transition for me as it brings together my experience working in hospital, pre‐hospital and medical transport and allows me to build on the exceptional reputation and high‐level of quality service that AMR, MedicWest and AirMed have built in Southern Nevada. Service to our community is our top priority and this will allow us to further strengthen our life saving capabilities,” said Miller.
Miller brings more than 20 years of demonstrated successful experience in healthcare. She is an EMS Certified Registered Nurse and a Certified Medical Transportation Executive. She has played key roles in the local and national medical transportation industry in her role with Lifeguard International‐Flying ICU, most recently AIrMed. She currently serves in multiple healthcare related consortiums including, the State of Nevada, EMS Advisory Committee, the Nevada Nurses’ Association and the Las Vegas HEALS (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Leadership in Southern Nevada) coalition.
“We are excited to have someone with Donna’s experience and demonstrated ability to help us to implement and roll‐out an integrated approach to medical transportation in the Southern Nevada market. She is a unique and dedicated individual who brings a wealth of local and national experience to this important role in our service to the Las Vegas community,” said Steven Dralle, President, AMR South Region.
“While we are sad to lose Donna from our AirMed team, we are excited for what her new role will allow our combined entities to accomplish for our Nevada‐based partners. She has been a key figure in the air ambulance community in Las Vegas for more than 20 years and we look forward to carrying forward her legacy as well as expanding our product offerings to our hospital partners,” said Denise Treadwell, President, AirMed.
ABOUT American Medical Response
American Medical Response, Inc., America’s leading provider of medical transportation, provides services in 40 states and the District of Columbia. More than 28,000 AMR paramedics, EMTs, RNs and other professionals work together to transport more than 4.8 million patients nationwide each year in critical, emergency and non‐ emergency situations. AMR also provides fire services through Rural Metro Fire Department, www.ruralmetrofire.com, and managed transportation services through Access2Care, www.access2care.net. AMR is a subsidiary of Global Medical Response, www.GlobalMedicalResponse.com. For more information about AMR, visit www.amr.net and follow American Medical Response on Facebook @AMR_Social on Twitter and Instagram.
AirMed International is one of the leading air medical transport companies in the world, with over 20,000 total missions and counting. AirMed offers unparalleled medical care and bedside‐to‐bedside transportation on a worldwide basis and boasts some of the most experienced air medical crews in the industry. Chosen as a preferred operator for many of the 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 aircraft. 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 seamless transport experience to our customers regardless of location.
AirMed International has been in operation since 2003 and in March of 2014 was acquired by Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), headquartered in Lewisville, TX. AMGH is the largest independent provider of emergency air medical services in the world and is an industry leader in aviation safety with standards that exceed FAA and other regulatory agency minimums for training and aircraft equipment.
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 35,000 employees, we deliver 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. Care is delivered through American Medical Response, Air Medical Group Holdings and Rural Metro Fire. For more information, visit www.globalmedicalresponse.com.