Portales, NM - Patients with critical, or life-threatening, medical conditions
will now receive quicker air ambulance transportation to regional and
metropolitan hospitals due to TriState CareFlight opening a new base at
Roosevelt General Hospital.
"TriState CareFlight is proud to continue expanding its air medical
transport services throughout rural New Mexico," said Scott Stamper,
TSCF's V.P. of Business Development. "The growing population
of Portales deserves excellent and expedite care during critical moments
of their lives. TriState CareFlight's partnership with Roosevelt General
Hospital further ensures the protection of lives throughout a 125-mile
radius of Portales."
For the Portales base, TriState CareFlight will station one of the fastest
single jet engine helicopters in its class at Roosevelt General Hospital
24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Augsta Koloa A119 will provide
hospital-to-hospital transport as well as scene response within a 125-mile
radius of Portales. The on-site helicopter is expected to decrease transportation
times by at least 30 minutes.
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