• 17 JUN 14
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    Newark Airport 3:45 am

    Newark Airport 3:45 am

    Early morning Rabbi Isaac Leider arranged a “bed to bed” transfer for a critically ill patient from a local community hospital in NY to world renowned Mayo Clinic. Photos show Kiryas Joel EMS, Critical Care Transport Unit, transferring patient to highly trained critical care ICU nurses from the Mayo Clinic. They specialize in aviation medicine

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    • 17 JUN 14
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    1-Pound Preemie Flown to Boston

    1-Pound Preemie Flown to Boston

    VitalOne coordinated an instantaneous air transport for a 6-hour-old baby. The infant was born at 25 weeks, weighing only 830 grams, or 1.11 lbs. This tiny little miracle needed special care, and for that Boston’s Children’s Hospital was chosen. The top neonatologist at the Children’s Hospital of Boston is Dr. Lawrence Rhein, a world-renowned specialist

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    • 17 JUN 14
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    Stroke Patient Airlifted to N.Y.

    Stroke Patient Airlifted to N.Y.

    An 81 year old patient who suffered a serious stroke was hospitalized in the ICU of a Tucson, Arizona hospital. His children wanted to have him in a hospital closer to home, where he would be among family and receive the best possible care and rehabilitation. They turned to VitalOne, requesting help with transferring the

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    • 17 JUN 14
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    Newborn Transported for Emergency Bowel Surgery

    Newborn Transported for Emergency Bowel Surgery

    VitalOne coordinated an emergency flight aboard the Airborne Neonatal Intensive Care Aircraft, transferring an 8-day-old infant from NYC Hospital to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. The baby was diagnosed with Hirschsprung’s Disease, a complete bowel obstruction that needs to be removed surgically. After the 95 minute emergency flight, the baby received emergency surgery by the world-renowned colorectal

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    • 17 JUN 14
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    Burn Victim Trans Atlantic Flight Transfer

    Burn Victim Trans Atlantic Flight Transfer

    A five-year-old boy from Israel sustained burns on 90% of his body after his bed caught fire during his sleep. He was pulled out of his burning bed by a heroic neighbor, and then the fight for his life began. After the Israeli doctors gave up hope, the family contacted VitalOne in a desperate attempt

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    • 17 JUN 14
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    Coast To Coast

    Coast To Coast

    A 75-year-old terminally ill patient under hospice care in California desired to be with her family in New York, but arranging the transfer was not a simple matter. VitalOne stepped in to bring comfort to the bedridden patient and worked out all of the logistics to make her final wish possible.

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