New Helicopter Enhances Neonatal Transport in the Region

The BSA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Transport Team and Apollo MedFlight have revealed an exciting addition to their transportation fleet. The Apollo MedFlight Bell 407 helicopter is set to revolutionize neonatal transport in the region, providing the BSA NICU team with greater flexibility in time-critical situations for hospital-to-hospital transfers.

The partnership between BSA and Apollo MedFlight started in 2018, when they joined forces to offer fixed-wing air medical transport for prematurely born babies requiring specialized care. Now, with the introduction of the Bell 407 rotor wing, the team has two dedicated aircraft available for neonatal transport. These aircraft are equipped with state-of-the-art medical technology, resembling an Intensive Care Unit or Critical Care Unit found in a hospital.

Brandon Leasure, Apollo’s Chief Commercial Officer, expressed his enthusiasm for the new helicopter, stating that it will significantly enhance their ability to provide critical care to newborns in need. With the Bell 407 rotor-wing and the existing King Air 90 fixed-wing, both manned by a specially trained team, the transportation process becomes seamless. These aircraft are equipped with essential medical equipment, including ventilators, monitors, IV pumps, and isolettes to ensure the safety and well-being of the tiny passengers.

The collaboration between BSA and Apollo MedFlight signifies their commitment to improving neonatal transport services in the region. It demonstrates their dedication to providing the highest level of care and support to families during what can be a challenging and stressful time. With their expanded fleet and advanced medical technology, the BSA NICU Transport Team and Apollo MedFlight are well-positioned to continue making a positive impact in neonatal healthcare.

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An FAQ Section:

Q: What is the BSA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Transport Team?
A: The BSA NICU Transport Team is a team dedicated to transporting prematurely born babies requiring specialized care.

Q: What is the new addition to their transportation fleet?
A: The new addition to their transportation fleet is the Apollo MedFlight Bell 407 helicopter.

Q: How will the Bell 407 revolutionize neonatal transport?
A: The Bell 407 helicopter will provide the BSA NICU team with greater flexibility in time-critical situations for hospital-to-hospital transfers.

Q: When did the partnership between BSA and Apollo MedFlight start?
A: The partnership between BSA and Apollo MedFlight started in 2018.

Q: What is the purpose of the fixed-wing air medical transport offered by BSA and Apollo MedFlight?
A: The fixed-wing air medical transport is offered for prematurely born babies requiring specialized care.

Q: How many aircraft does the BSA NICU team now have for neonatal transport?
A: The BSA NICU team has two dedicated aircraft available for neonatal transport – the Bell 407 rotor wing and the King Air 90 fixed-wing.

Q: What kind of medical technology is equipped in these aircraft?
A: These aircraft are equipped with state-of-the-art medical technology, resembling an Intensive Care Unit or Critical Care Unit found in a hospital. This includes ventilators, monitors, IV pumps, and isolettes.

Q: What is the purpose of the collaboration between BSA and Apollo MedFlight?
A: The collaboration between BSA and Apollo MedFlight shows their commitment to improving neonatal transport services in the region and providing the highest level of care and support to families during a challenging and stressful time.

Key Terms:
– BSA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Transport Team: A team responsible for transporting prematurely born babies requiring specialized care.
– Apollo MedFlight: A company that offers air medical transport services.
– Bell 407 helicopter: A type of helicopter that is being introduced to the transportation fleet of the BSA NICU Transport Team and Apollo MedFlight.
– Hospital-to-hospital transfers: The process of transferring patients from one hospital to another for specialized care.

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