MedStar is now LifeFlight Network

Posted: Nov 29, 2016

Current members of Northwest MedStar will automatically become members of Life Flight Network on April 1, 2016. Life Flight Network’s reciprocal partnerships with other air medical programs expand coverage for members in several locations throughout the nation. No additional action needs to be taken at this time. Members will begin receiving renewal notices for their membership directly from Life Flight Network one month prior to their renewal. New members can join by visiting the Life Flight Network website www.lifeflight.org or calling (800) 982-9299.

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Critical Care Transport Services Continue:

Northwest MedStar critical care teams have been offered positions within Life Flight Network and will continue delivering quality patient care throughout the multi-state region. The highly skilled and experienced teams will work together, as one organization, to more efficiently respond to people in need of critical care transport. Hospitals, first responders and providers can call either Communication Center for air and ground transport requests.

Northwest MedStar is integrating its program into Life Flight Network expanding critical care transport services:

Northwest MedStar is integrating its program into Life Flight Network creating an expanded organization providing critical care transport throughout the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West. As a result of this collaboration, Life Flight Network will be opening two new helicopter bases in Colville and Walla Walla, WA. and adding a fixed-wing aircraft to the exiting base in Moses Lake, WA.

Providences increases ownership in Life Flight Network:

As part of the merger, Providence will increase its ownership in Life Flight Network, the largest, most comprehensive, not-for-profit air medical program in the nation. Other members in Life Flight Network are Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center and Oregon Health & Science University.