CHICAGO, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AeroCare Worldwide Air Ambulance is a nationally accredited air ambulance provider with bases throughout the U.S. AeroCare provides air medical transportation for ill and injured patients domestically and internationally. In addition to AeroCare's air ambulance service, the company also provides air and ground transportation for the organ procurement community throughout the U.S. Organ procurement teams are medical teams dispatched to retrieve organs used for patients needing an organ transplant.
AeroCare's Special Operations Group (SOG) is a team that specializes in transporting organ procurement teams and organs for transplant. The SOG is made up of experienced professionals and drivers that have extensive EMS experience. The SOG transports organ procurement teams with the use of their fleet of specially equipped Chevrolet Suburbans. These four-wheel-drive SOG vehicles are equipped with flashing lights, sirens, GPS, and WIFI, and have the ability to provide Code-3 driving operations. The vehicles provide a comfortable and safe environment for the organ procurement teams.
If the organ procurement teams need to be transported by air as well as by ground, AeroCare has a fleet of aircraft that is on stand-by to transport teams and organs anywhere in the U.S. The SOG also has access to a network of other credentialed aircraft throughout the U.S., if needed, for back-up air transportation.
The SOG has been in operation for 18 years and understands the complex transportation logistics for organ recovery missions. The SOG provides safe and reliable air and ground transportation for organ procurement organizations (OPOs), transplant centers, and tissue banks. AeroCare's Special Operation Group is the "One-Call" transportation solution for the organ transplant community.
Entering its 21st year of operations, AeroCare Air Ambulance is a CAMTS (Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems) accredited fixed-wing air ambulance provider with bases in Chicago, Ft. Lauderdale, and Scottsdale. AeroCare provides air medical transports for patients throughout the world utilizing a fleet of medically configured aircraft including, Learjet 31ER, Learjet 35A, Learjet 55, and Beechcraft King-Air B200. AeroCare's 24-hour Communication Center can be reached by calling 800-823-1911 or if outside the US or Canada by calling +1 (630) 466-0900. For more information visit http://www.aerocare.com.
Contact Name: Doug Swan
AeroCare Air Ambulance Service
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