• 17 JUN 14
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    NICU flight Cleveland

    NICU flight Cleveland

    VitalOne coordinated an emergency hospital transfer for a 5 week premature infant with intracranial hemorrhage – a condition in which there is bleeding in the brain that can lead to brain injury. The blood vessels in the baby’s brain burst, and surgical intervention of a highly skilled neurosurgeon was urgently needed to save his life.

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    • 17 JUN 14
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    Priority Flight Coordinated by VitalOne

    Priority Flight Coordinated by VitalOne

    A 44-year-old patient suffering from numerous medical complications was in urgent need of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), a highly advanced medical device that is not available in all hospitals. The patient was unstable with fluctuating vital signs, and needed to be transferred immediately from New York to the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic Cardiac ICU, where he

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    • 17 JUN 14
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    Lifesaving Midnight Transfer

    Lifesaving Midnight Transfer

    VitalOne coordinated a midnight emergency flight for an infant born with a rare condition called Subglottic Hemangioma, which seriously obstructed the baby’s airway. The infant was flown to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital with an intensive care team on board, consisting of a doctor, NICU nurse and a respiratory therapist. Immediately upon the baby’s arrival, a life-saving

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    • 17 JUN 14
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    Sight-Saving Flight

    Sight-Saving Flight

    At 2:30 a.m., VitalOne coordinated an emergency NICU flight for a 3 lb. infant suffering from level 3 Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP). The neonatologists determined that unless immediately treated with surgery, the baby will be blind. VitalOne’s flight coordinator, Rabbi Leider, worked against time to fly the newborn on a 60 minute flight from New

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    • 17 JUN 14
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    Fighting For Survival

    Fighting For Survival

    An 18-year-old fighting leukemia was almost out of the woods, but then suffered a serious relapse. The patient was in critical condition and in need of an urgent bone marrow transplant. The world renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota was chosen as the patient’s best option. After being contacted by the family, VitalOne arranged all

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    • 17 JUN 14
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    Critical Care Flight At 4am

    Critical Care Flight At 4am

    A 24-year-old woman tragically fell into a coma due to a severe asthma attack. The team of doctors overseeing her case determined that she would have the best outcome at the Cleveland Clinic, where there is an advanced program for Anoxic Brain Injury patients. The young woman in the prime of her life was in

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