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offers the nation’s only customized, complete, private evacuation program specificallyfor hospitals and nursing homes – the Hospital Evacuation Liaison Program – HELP.
U.S. Air Ambulance’s Hospital Evacuation Liaison Program
1. MOBILIZE transport and additional medical resources
2. ALERT receiving hospitals to expect patients
3. DEPLOY staff to your hospital and receiving hospitals
4. COORDINATE all external communications – hospitals, families, media
5. RETURN patients to your facility
6. AUDIT functions and provide follow-up report
We mobilize a second tier of providers, outside of FEMA and State reciprocity zones.
(Example shown is for our partner hospitals in Baton Rouge. Appropriate providers are identified/contracted with based upon your specific location.)
“One of the most essential components of our plan involves evacuating patients out of the region, and we\'ve partnered successfully with U.S. Air Ambulance’s HELP program for more than two years.
“The benefit of this relationship is that it allows Ochsner to focus on preparing its facilities and staff who are in imminent danger, while U.S. Air Ambulance handles the logistical details of relocation; including contracting with transportation providers and facilitating MOUs with receiving hospitals.
“We\'ve been so impressed with U.S. Air Ambulance professionalism and reliability that we\'ve recommended this program to other hospitals, nursing homes and university medical centers.”
Norris Yarbrough, Assistant VP of Emergency Planning for Ochsner Health System, New Orleans