MedFlight and Healthnet Aeromedical Services Extend Partnership with SOMC
Portsmouth, OH. Ohio-based MedFlight and West Virginia-based Healthnet Aeromedical Services are proud to announce the extension of their Preferred Provider Agreement with Southern Ohio Medical Center through 2020.
Healthnet Aeromedical Services 4 / MedFlight 7 is a shared critical-care air medical base located at the Greater Portsmouth Regional Airport and recently celebrated 10-years of service in Scioto County. Their current provider partnership with SOMC has been in place since the inception of the base and was re-signed in 2014.
“We’re honored to have the full confidence of the leaders and staff at Southern Ohio Medical Center. We share a wonderful relationship with them and are pleased to have the opportunity to extend it through the end of the decade and beyond,” said Healthnet Aeromedical Services CEO Clinton Burley.
Healthnet Aeromedical Services 4 / MedFlight 7 provides air medical transport from remote scenes as well as from area hospitals 24/7, 365 days-a-year. The flight teams have many years of experience transporting adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients reliant on ICU-level expertise, equipment and medicine. The team also carries blood and fresh plasma on the aircraft.
“We’re humbled to be part of the Scioto County community and proud we can provide excellent service to the residents in Southern Ohio in their greatest times of need. It’s truly an honor that SOMC trusted us to continue to serve them as their air medical provider of choice”, stated MedFlight President Tom Allenstein. “We’re looking forward to working together with the Southern Ohio Medical Center to better patient outcomes for years to come.”