air ambulance

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A helicopter, or, less commonly, a fixed wing aircraft, used to evacuate a person who requires immediate medical attention that cannot be provided on site

air ambulance

Emergency medicine A helicopter or, less commonly, a fixed wing aircraft, used to evacuate a person who requires immediate medical attention that cannot be provided at his/her current location
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In the event that a Medjet member becomes ill or injured and is hospitalized more than 150 miles away from home and requires inpatient care, Medjet will arrange transport to the hospital of the member's choice, virtually anywhere in the world, at no additional cost.
Nevertheless the litigation made it difficult and costly for Medjet to raise money, resulting in substantially slowing the pace of product development and introduction.
Before switching to satellite last year, MEDjet had relied on HF radio communications, but the signal was subject to interference from storms and wasn't as secure as it needed to be.
Medjet is now the exclusive medical evacuation and repatriation program for the organization and will offer Bar members reduced rates for enrollment.
Medjet previously presented publicly to the medical community that the same device can also produce shaped flaps for refractive correction, eliminating the need for the laser altogether.
Squaremouth offers products from the following travel insurance carriers: Air Ambulance Card, CSA Travel Protection, Global Alert Admin, Global Rescue, Global Underwriters, HCC, HTH Worldwide, IMG, ITravelInsured, Medex, Medjet Assist, MH Ross, On Call International, Seven Corners, Travel Guard, Travel Insurance Services, Travel Insured, Travelers Liberty, Travelex, TravelSafe, Trawick International and USA Assist.
VISX, INCORPORATED (NYSE:EYE) today announced that it has terminated its merger and research and development agreements with Medjet, Inc.
VISX, Incorporated has also indicated to Medjet that it intends to pay to Medjet a termination fee of $250,000 as provided in the Merger Agreement.
An alternative to travel insurers are membership organizations such as Global Rescue and MedJet Assist.
With this, InsureMyTrip welcomes MEDJET Assistance, one of the leading providers of medical evacuation coverage to help launch this new initiative.
April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- 1stAir, the leading authority on international premium-class travel, formed a strategic alliance with MEDJET Assistance to provide its members with medical support while traveling overseas.
VISX, Incorporated (NYSE Symbol: EYE) and Medjet Inc.