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Air Evac Lifeteam earns re-accreditation in field

Published 12:01am Sunday, December 8, 2013

O’FALLON, Mo. —Air Evac Lifeteam, the largest independently owned and operated air ambulance company in the United States, has been reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Services.

Air Evac has base in Adams County and serves the Miss-Lou.

The accreditation represents the highest standard for medical transport services. As part of the accreditation process, Air Evac Lifeteam voluntarily undertook the largest scale inspection and accreditation process in CAMTS’ history and is the largest medical transport program under one name to achieve this accreditation in the world.

“We are very pleased to receive this tremendous honor,” said Air Evac Lifeteam President Seth Myers. “This accreditation is a validation of the high quality standards in which we operate and serve our communities.

CAMTS is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality and safety of medical transport services. To receive accreditation, a medical transport service must be in significant compliance with the CAMTS accreditation standards and demonstrate a high level of overall quality in service.

Air Evac Lifeteam, based in O’Fallon, Mo., operates 113 bases across 15 states, serving more than 1,700 diverse referral sources, including over 1,000 hospitals and 700 EMS agencies, with more than 2,000 employees.