Flightcare

Affiliations

FlightCare is owned and operated by Med-Trans Corporation in Lewisville, TX and is partnered with St. Mary’s of Michigan in Saginaw, MI.

 Med-Trans Corporation Med-Trans provides FlightCare with aircraft, pilots and mechanics.
St. Marys of Michigan St. Mary’s of Michigan provides FlightCare with medical equipment and clinical staff.

 

Safety & Accreditation

FlightCare takes pride in its safety record and its long-term affiliation with the following organizations.

CAMTS

CAMTS is a non-profit organization that’s dedicated to improving quality and safety of the medical transport services. The commission believes that the two highest priorities of the air medical or ground inter-facility transport service are patient care and safety of the transport environment. CAMTS accreditation standards serve as a marker of excellence for federal, state, and local governmental agencies, as well private agencies and to the general public. FlightCare received its official accreditation in 1998 and was the first agency in the region to complete this rigorous process.

AAMS

FlightCare is a member of the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), which is an international trade association that represents and advocates on behalf of their members to enhance their ability to deliver quality, safe and effective medical care and medical transportation.

MAAPS

FlightCare is also a member of the Michigan Association of Air Medical Providers.   The Michigan Association of Air Medical Providers serves as the voice for critical care helicopter and fixed-wing patient transport services in the state of Michigan. The mission of the MAAPS is to provide a forum for the providers of regional critical care helicopter and fixed-wing patient transport services. MAAPS goal is to maximize safe and clinically efficacious delivery of critical care services through formal and informal member information exchanges.

CAMTS Site Visit

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems will conduct an accreditation site visit of FlightCare on September 17-18, 2018.

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems will conduct
an accreditation site visit of:

FlightCare

    on September 17th and 18th, 2018.
 
The purpose of the site visit will be to evaluate the program’s compliance with nationally established medical transport standards. The site visit results will be used to determine whether, and the conditions under which accreditation should be awarded to the program.

CAMTS accreditation standards deal with issues of patient care and safety of the transport environment. Anyone believing that he or she has pertinent or valid information about such matters may request a public information interview with the CAMTS site surveyors at the time of the site visit. Information presented at the interview will be carefully evaluated for relevance to the accreditation process. Requests for public information interviews must be made in writing and sent to CAMTS no later than 10 business days before the site survey begins. The request should also indicate the nature of the information to be provided during the interview. Such request should be addressed to:

Office of the Executive Director
Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems
PO Box 130
Sandy Springs, SC 29677

The Commission will acknowledge such written requests in writing or by telephone and will inform the program of the request for an interview. The Commission will, in turn, notify the interviewee of the date, time and place of the meeting.

This notice is posted in accordance with CAMTS requirements and shall not be removed until the site visit is completed.

Date Posted: August 14, 2018.