• 11 JUN 14
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    The Impossible Flight

    The Impossible Flight

    A 57-year-old patient, fighting a life-long battle against cystic fibrosis, was nearly expiring. His lungs had ceased functioning entirely, with only a tiny air-pocket in one lung continuing to hold air. His only chance of survival, albeit an extremely slim one, was a double-lung transplant. The transplant would require urgent intensive care transport from the

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    • 11 JUN 14
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    The Heart of the Transfer

    The Heart of the Transfer

    A fifteen year old patient from Israel, suffering from a serious heart defect, arrived at Newark airport at 5:30 one morning, with a medical escort. His flight from Israel continued with an ICU jet flight to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Johns Hopkins Children’s Center offers one of the most comprehensive pediatric medical programs in

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    • 11 JUN 14
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    Stroke Victim Repatriated to Israel

    Stroke Victim Repatriated to Israel

    A 66-year-old person visiting Miami from Israel unfortunately had a stroke while being far away from home.By request of the family, VitalOne stepped in to transfer the patient to a hospital close to home. The bedside-to-bedside international transfer was coordinated with remarkable efficiency ensuring a professional, smooth and even cost-effective trip, to enable the patient

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    • 21 MAY 14
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    Defiant trans-Atlantic dash fulfills organ donor’s wish

    Defiant trans-Atlantic dash fulfills organ donor’s wish

    Former nurse declared brain-dead in New Jersey rushed back to Israel so that she can give others a new lease on life. In a desperate race against time that included battles with bureaucracy, an airline strike, and mortality itself, a woman who was declared brain-dead in New Jersey was flown back to Israel in order

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