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When and Where Air Ambulances Save Lives: Part 2 of a 2-part series

Air ambulances provide quick transportation for patients in remote locations, as well as for paramedics and other medical professionals whose services can be the difference between life and death in an emergency. In the first part of this series, we looked at why hospitals offer air medical services (AMS) and how insurers and patients navigate […]

Innovations in Rural Medicine

Areas of the U.S. continue to face shortages in physicians and other medical personnel. Individuals living in rural areas are hit particularly hard. Members of many rural communities have to travel hours to reach the nearest hospital or clinic, which may be small and under-equipped to handle a particular emergency or the type of care […]