Welcome To Cal-AAMS
California Association of Air Medical Services



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Air Med Services, Near Miss - Non-Injury Incident

Description of Event:

911XH was returning to their Shreveport base after departing New Orleans. While flying at 1100 MSL, 296 heading, just south of Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (KBTR), both the pilot and crew member in the SIC seat noted a large drone flying approximately 100-200 ft. above them. The PIC reported the incident to ATC and Metro Operational Control Center. Air Med Comm Center reported the incident to the Baton Rouge Police Department and a case was flied.


*CISM procedures were activated as well."








Air Ambulances & Emergency Preparedness in California Presentation

— Christopher Hall, Director, Government Affairs & Industry Relations, PHI Health, LLC.



With Approx. 70 air ambulance aircraft operated by Cal‐AAMS members, there is no greater calling in the world than service to others.



Cal-AAMS Presentation - PDF File:
Air Ambulances & Emergency Preparedness in California Presentation: .PDF File


Cal-AAMS Presentation - PPT File:
Air Ambulances & Emergency Preparedness in California Presentation: .PPT File



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EMS SOS — "A DIFFERENT TYPE OF EMS FOR DIFFERENT TIMES"

Presented By: Temple Fletcher

First responders (Fire, Law Enforcement, Air Medical, EMS, Healthcare and their families) are all connected. We need to take care of ourselves. We need to take care of our family. We need to take care of others including our brothers and sisters of our extended family so we can continue to take care of the public.


With a focus on safety, emotional management and wellness, the goal is for you to have a long healthy-happy productive career & relationship...

How can we do that? How can we take care of others? With safety first, and by first by taking care of ourselve with self-awareness, education, training, and resources. Click on each monitor to view Parts 1 & 2.




       


CALAAMS COMMITMENT TO SAFETY AND MESSAGE TO AIR MEDICAL PERSONELL

Safety is the cornerstone of what we do day in, day out and a living breathing part of our culture. It’s a commitment we take seriously – it starts with our leadership and is embraced by everyone on our team as evidenced by our signatures below.


CALAAMS: Resources. Contacts. Links.

A quick at-a-glance gude and overview of industry Call Centers, EMS, LEO, FIRE, Military and other training and support.


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Making Your HAA Infrastructure Relevant


Presentation Detail:
This video session will provide attendees with easy to understand hands on information on how to make their Helicopter Air Ambulance ( HAA ) infrastructure networks, i.e. heliports, helistops and landing zones, relevant, identifiable and searchable in the U.S. Federal System.


A 2019 NASA Safety report ( ACN:1599969 ) indicated that there were upwards of 2,000 hospital heliports in the U.S. that were not listed in the Federal Aviation Administration airport master record database and many of those that were, were woefully inaccurate, out of date and incorrectly located. To help prevent drone incursions, protect heliport airspace and lower risk, heliport must first be accurately identified and listed in the federal aviation system. This video will teach you how to do that...


About:
Mr. Rex Alexander President Five-Alpha LLC A 40-year veteran of military, general and commercial aviation, Rex is the co-founder and president of Five-Alpha (5α) LLC, a globally recognized aeronautical consultancy specialized in helicopter and powered lift infrastructure development, safety, and education. He currently serves as Infrastructure Advisor to the Vertical Flight Society, is Co-chair of the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team’s (USHST) Infrastructure Working Group and is a committee member on the National Fire Protection (NFPA) 418, Standard for Heliports.



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CalAAMS is built on the idea that representation from a variety of medical transport services and businesses
can be brought together to share information, collectively resolve problems and provide leadership in the medical transport community.

Established in 2005, the California Association of Air Medical Services is a chapter of AAMS, the Association of Air Medical Services, an international association which serves providers of air and surface medical transport systems.

Built on the idea that representation from a variety of medical transport services and businesses can be brought together to share information, collectively resolve problems and provide leadership in the medical transport community, the association, a voluntary non-profit organization, encourages and supports its members in maintaining a standard of performance reflecting safe operations and efficient, high quality patient care.

About

Established in 2005, the California Association of Air Medical Services is a chapter of AAMS, the Association of Air Medical Services, an international association which serves providers of air and surface medical transport systems. Our teams are dedicated to safe and swift transportation while delivering the highest quality of patient care for every patient in need...

Mission

To provide a forum for the providers involved with the air medical industry. Our goal is to promote the highest level of industry safety and commitment to delivering excellence in clinical care while transporting the critically ill or injured.

Vision

AAMS represents a unified voice for the entire air medical and critical care medical transport community. Through common effort, we will improve the health outcomes of the populations we serve.


Cal-AAMS
Taking Flight. Saving Lives...

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"committed to providing the highest standard of patient care while maintaining safe, efficient flight operations"


Cal-AAMS
Air Medical Responders

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Cal-AAMS encourages and supports its members in maintaining a standard of excellence and performance reflecting safe operations
and efficient, high quality patient care while transporting the critically ill or injured.

Reference & Resources

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