• 17 JUN 14
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    Accident Victim Transferred Despite Blizzard

    Accident Victim Transferred Despite Blizzard

    Rabbi Zalman Liberow, a Chabad shaliach originally from Flatbush, was badly injured in a tragic accident in Pittsburgh which took the life of his young son. He was to be transferred by ambulance from UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA to a rehabilitation center in Brooklyn, NY, when a raging blizzard paralyzed the entire area.

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    • 17 JUN 14
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    To Save A Life

    To Save A Life

    A 2-day-old newborn was born with a rare, life-threatening condition called a persistent cloaca, in which the baby is born without an opening to allow the bodily wastes to be eliminated. This condition requires emergency surgery to save the child’s life. VitalOne is experienced in NICU transfers, but each situation calls for a unique team

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    • 17 JUN 14
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    Newborn Medivac-ed for Life-Saving Surgery

    Newborn Medivac-ed for Life-Saving Surgery

    The Golds* suspected nothing. It had been a normal pregnancy. The ultrasounds gave no hint of what was to come. Indeed, everything suggested the baby’s development had been smooth and routine. Not until the baby was born did the family learn that something had gone terribly wrong. When Baby Boy Gold entered the world last week in a

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    • 17 JUN 14
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    Miraculous Trans Atlantic Flight Transfer

    Miraculous Trans Atlantic Flight Transfer

    “This can’t be done”, the senior doctor of the Cardiac Care Unit shook his head. “There is no one in the world who would undertake the dangerous mission of transporting a patient in need of constant intensive care over the ocean. They would need to fly the hospital along with him to do that. It’s

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    • 11 JUN 14
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    In The Nick Of Time

    In The Nick Of Time

    When doctors at a prominent New York hospital diagnosed a newborn with a very rare and serious lung malformation that put the baby’s life in grave danger, the parents anxiously turned to VitalOne. The baby was not doing well. Her lungs were not working properly and her blood oxygen level “crashed” several times, dropping to

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    • 11 JUN 14
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    Airport Kept Open to Accommodate a VitalOne Hospital Transfer

    Airport Kept Open to Accommodate a VitalOne Hospital Transfer

    A New York family vacationing on St. Martin Island in the Caribbean suddenly experienced a medical emergency. The 30-year-old father suffered a stroke, with severe symptoms including sudden numbness and weakness of the face, arm and leg on one side of the body. He was taken to a local hospital that is ill-equipped to handle

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