Archive for the Emergency Transportation Category

Right Aircraft for the Right Trip

Right Aircraft for the Right Trip

Ensuring that your air medical transportation is as safe as it can be is of the utmost importance to us.  It goes well beyond just having the correct medical equipment and personnel on board.  The type of aircraft used can mean significant reductions in the total time […]

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Guiding Aircraft Safely on the Ground

Guiding Aircraft Safely on the Ground

You probably seen them at the airport.  Ground handlers waving orange wands signaling to the plane.  This “aircraft marshaling” is a technique used by ground crews to communicate with the pilots when they are maneuvering on the ramp. Depending upon the size of the plane and the […]

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Waiting in Vain? What Happens When Your Medical Flight is Delayed

Waiting in Vain? What Happens When Your Medical Flight is Delayed

  We regularly get the call for help from patients families, but it’s not the call you would think. “Help! My mom is supposed to be flown today and the air ambulance company just told me that the aircraft is broken and won’t be available for 36 hours.” What […]

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Mercy Jets Medical Director Trains Military Doctors

Mercy Jets Medical Director Trains Military Doctors

With over 134 casualties in the Afghanistan conflict this year already, the military continues to use its reserve forces.  Report indices show over 3000 casualties for personnel deployed into Afghanistan in the past decade with over half being United States Citizens and the yearly average (previous three years) of […]

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It’s just a little Heart Attack

It's just a little Heart Attack

Here is a video from Go Red For Women™ about a super-mom who has just a “little heart attack.”  It’s starring Emmy-nominated actress Elizabeth Banks.  It’s heart health month and Mercy Jets wants to help you understand the signs and symptoms of the number one killer of […]

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Air Ambulance Disaster Relief Efforts

Air Ambulance Disaster Relief Efforts

Military and disaster relief programs such as the American Red Cross play a major role in all types of aid from food to shelter and the basic needs, smaller companies such as Mercy Jets Worldwide Air Ambulance play the vital role of inserting jets and medical crews into unstable areas to ensure persons ill, injured, or displaced can effectively and safely evacuated during disasters.

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Terminal Illness Support: How to Be There for Loved Ones

When a loved one is dying, it can be a very difficult time not only for them but for their family as well. Everyone around the terminal ill member will grieve and feel sorry for them, but it will be hard to put themselves in the shoes […]

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High Cholesterol Levels

By Dr. Chris Patten High Cholesterol is a very popular searched term because very few people know what cholesterol means. Most get their information from watching TV and observe all the commercials that brainwash their thinking. Here is what you will learn in this post: 1). The […]

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Gene Therapy For Cancer Treatment

Gene Therapy For Cancer Treatment

By James Witherspoon Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, claiming over half a million lives each year. While doctors and researchers understand the basic causes of cancer, they are still developing methods to effectively treat this deadly disease. One new […]

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What is Lymphoma Cancer?

What is Lymphoma Cancer?

By Lewis Freeman The lymphatic system is comprised of the lymph, lymph vessels, lymph nodes, bone marrow, spleen, and liver. The lymph is the fluid that circulates in the lymphatic system and travels through the body via lymph vessels. The fluid contains lymphocytes – produced by the […]

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