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 will offer, Burgoon said, a 16 to 18 percent discount on annual or multi-year policies and up to a 10 percent discount on shorter term policies for Florida Bar members.