Why and When you should use HI Flying - Air Ambulance Service
20 Reasons - When and Why You should use HI Flying - Air Ambulance Service for your Loved ones!
Why Use an Air Ambulance for your Patient?
When you need to cover a long distance of travel in a short time for a critical patient - you definitely need an Air Ambulance service.
How does Air Ambulance work?
Air Ambulance is basically a Flying machine equipped with all monitoring and lifesaving medical equipments manned by a team of Medics which is a combination of Doctor and nurse or Doctor and paramedic or Nurse and paramedic who are trained to monitor patients and take care of any medical emergencies during the journey.
How much does an Air Ambulance cost?
Air Ambulance cost are variable as Air Ambulance is a customized service.
The more information you give us about your patient, the more accurate and appropriate transportation - HI Flying team will work for you.
It depends on patient clinical condition, which decides the medical team, the medical equipments, the flight type and the distance of transportation.
How much time does it take to mobilize an Air Ambulance flight?
The domestic flight typically take about 1- 2 hours to takeoff with all permissions in place.
International flights may take 6 - 24 hours for the flight to take off and fly to the final destination.
How do you pay for an Air Ambulance?
Like any other flight tickets, Air Ambulance flights are confirmed by way of payments to bank or by credit or debit card payments.
If your company has a contract with us, we can fly first and then your company can pay us.
Why use HI Flying - Air Ambulance International?
Air Ambulance International is one stop for all types of Medical transportation.
Since 1991, we are providing bed to bed transportation of the patient.
We provide the complete spectrum of services from ground to air - Air on Commercial flight Business or Stretcher to a Medevac Charter flight.
So based on your patient clinical status, we can fly the best and the most affordable option for you.
We are not just a Charter Air Ambulance company, so if your patient is stable and just needs a Commercial flight option, we can fly you economically on a Commercial flight and if Commercial flight is not possible, we can fly an Air Ambulance charter flight for you.
What is Hi Flying Safety records?
The aircrafts used by HI Flying has 100% safety records with local Aviation authorities - because of annual safety audits and strict internal quality controls.
What type of Aircraft are used by HI Flying?
HI Flying uses both Turbopropeller aircraft for short distance and Jet Aircraft for longer transfers.
HI Flying uses only pressurized, all-weather aircraft dedicated to medical transport. The aircraft cabin is ideally suited for medical transportation. Medical equipment is routinely checked by qualified medical staff working in cabin interiors of sufficient size to ensure patient comfort and safety. Pressurized aircraft can fly above cloud level, ensuring a smooth ride in most adverse weather conditions. In all cases, HI Flying medical airplane has a room available for a family member or patient representative to travel along at no additional charge.
What are Pilot qualifications?
- Minimum regulations allow some aircraft to be operated by a single pilot with a minimum of 1,500 hours' total flying time as pilot in command.
- However, HI Flying requires two pilots for each airplane flight. Our pilots are full-time team members dedicated to emergency medical services and do not fly any other flights. All HI Flying medical airplane pilots hold an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate and are fully trained to fly any terrains or weather including high altitude airports like Kathmandu Nepal or Paro Bhutan.
What is Medical team qualifications?
- HI Flying Air Ambulance Service air ambulance transport doctors nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists and other specialists work full time with us and are experienced in critical care medicine. Transport doctors, nurses and paramedics are trained in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support. Specialized teams are available for both pediatric and neonatal care, and all team members are trained in flight physiology and have annual safety training.
- Each flight team is selected by the Medical Director based on the patient's unique current and potential needs, which includes the selection of all medical equipment — from automated external defibrillators to neonatal transporters. Flight team members are also dedicated medical transport professionals, rather than individuals pulled from other medical units when needed for a flight.
We are full time and dedicated for travel.
Is there a Full-Time Medical Director?
Our medical director at HI Flying is trained in emergency medicine. The medical director oversees all training programs and is responsible for the overall quality of the HI Flying air ambulance service. A medical director or a doctor well-versed in emergency medicine is always available for discussion and consultation when arranging a transport. HI Flying Air ambulance teams follow medical guidelines and protocols developed in conjunction with a doctor. Flight team performance is also reviewed by a doctor after the flight to ensure that all our hight quality standards are met.
Will you coordinate with the Hospital during an Air Ambulance Flight?
- HI Flying air ambulance flight teams stay in close contact with emergency room doctors at the origin. HI Flying doctor can communicate with the medical transport team via two-way radio or air phone during flights in the event of a medical emergency unexpected complication or worsening of a patient's condition during flight.
What Medical Equipments do you carry on board?
HI Flying air ambulance flight teams carry a full complement of critical care medications, monitoring equipment and oxygen. The teams provide highly specialized supplies and equipment — ranging from basic supplemental oxygen to advanced medical equipment — if patients have complex medical needs. Equipment, medications and crew member training is comparable to that of a critical care unit or the emergency department at a hospital. HI Flying air ambulances carry a portable lab analyzer that measures arterial or venous blood gases, electrolytes, hemoglobin, lactate, and international normalized levels (INR) levels for more advanced International transfers.
How many Medical personnel do accompany an Air Ambulance flight?
HI Flying Air Ambulance International selects a team of at least two critical care medical professionals, chosen according to the medical needs of each patient. This ensures that there is adequate personnel on board to treat a medical emergency should the patient's condition worsen or in case of a medical emergency.
What are the common reasons for Air Ambulance Patient transport?
When you travel to a foreign country and meet with an accident or have an illness and wish to return home for Medical treatment or post part recovery - you will need our services for the safe travel back home.
Illness far from Home
If your chronic illness turns in to an acute condition or a pre-existing illness triggers a serious medical emergency, you will need Air Ambulance to travel from primary care center to a tertiary care center.
Inadequate Medical Facility
If your present locations do not facility for advance medical care like Heart Liver Lung or Bone marrow transplant - you will need to travel to a far off center for advance medical treatment - you will need a Medical transport service.
Commercial flight do not travel
In areas where commercial flights do not travel like Military locations, high terrain mountains or remote islands, you will need an Air Ambulance service for your travel.
Hospital to Hospital transfer
If you wish to be transported from one Hospital to another Hospital and the distance is too long or your patient is too critical, you will need an Air Ambulance service for your loved one.