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Friday, April 23, 2021

Air Medical Today™ Episode 38 - April 22, 2021 EPNetwork

Episode 38 - An Interview of Robert Tester, the Senior Director of the LIFE FORCE Air Medical Service at Erlanger Health System. Robbie has been with LIFE FORCE since 1998 when he started as a Flight Paramedic. He has held several positions at the program including Program Manager, Administrator, Vice President, and now Senior Director at Erlanger. His current position includes not only LIFE FORCE but system-wide Emergency Management and the Regional Operations Center.

 

Along with being a paramedic Robbie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Administration from Georgia State College and will be completing his Masters in Business Administration from Western Governors University in Tennessee this year. He is involved with a number of associations and committees and currently is a board member of the Association of Critical Care Transport.

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Robert Tester

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Air Medical Today™ Episode 37 - March 17, 2021 EPNetwork

Episode 37 - An Interview of Michael Benton, the Founder, Managing Director, and Principal Consultant with VyClimb Consulting, LLC. Mike started VyClimb Consulting, LLC in 2015 and had previously worked at Air Methods and Med-Trans Corporation as an Air Medical Line Pilot, National Relief Pilot, Aviation Compliance Manager, Check Airman, and Regional Aviation Manager. He served in the United States Army from 1993 to 2008 as a Standardization Instructor Pilot, and Instrument Flight Examiner.

Mike’s consulting has taken him world-wide on a number of projects. He holds a Bachelor’s and Masters from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and an MBA from Colorado State University.

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Michael Benton
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Friday, February 19, 2021

Air Medical Today™ Episode 36 - February 19, 2021 EPNetwork

Episode 36 - An Interview of Roxanne Shanks, the CEO of LifeFlight Eagle and Executive Director of the Association of Critical Care Transport in Kansas City, Missouri. Roxanne has been in her role at LifeFlight Eagle since 2012 and as the Executive Director of ACCT since 2014. She has also been a partner with Fitch & Associates since 2019.

Prior to LifeFlight Eagle and ACCT, Roxanne was a Service Leader with Mosaic Health in St. Joseph, Missouri. She holds an MBA from Andrew Jackson University and a BA in Chemistry from St. Louis University.

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Roxanne Shanks, MBA, FABC


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Air Medical Today™ Episode 35 - January 27, 2021 EPNetwork

Episode 35 - An Interview of Tom Allenstein, the President & CEO of MedFlight of Ohio and MedCare Ambulance headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Tom has been the CEO since 2015 and served as the Chief Clinical Officer & Chief Operating Officer of MedFlight from 2004. He also became President & CEO of MedCare Ambulance in 2020, an ALS / BLS ambulance program that had been a joint-venture. Prior to MedFlight and MedCare, Tom had been with Mayo Medical Transport in Rochester, Minnesota starting as a Transport Nurse in 1989 and then Transportation Nurse Manager in 1997.

Tom is a past board member of the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) and is currently a Regent with the Medical Transport Leadership Institute, a site reviewer with the Commission on the Accreditation of Medical Transport Services, and the President of the Central Ohio Trauma Systems board. He is the recipient of the AAMS Marriott - Carlson Award in November 2002.


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Tom Allenstein
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Air Medical Today™ Episode 34 - November 3, 2020 EPNetwork

Episode 34 - An Interview of Michael Christianson, the Senior Executive Director of Sanford Air Transportation headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. I talk to Mike about the history of Sanford AirMed including previous programs, how their program is organized for both their clinical and aviation services, aircraft and bases, the corporate aviation division, COVID-19, and the Maverick Air Center FBO.

Mike has been the directing the program since 2008. He started as a Fixed Wing Pilot, Chief Flight Instructor, and Check Airman. Previous to Sanford, Mike was a pilot with Great Lakes Aviation / United Express. He is a graduate of the University of South Dakota in psychology and sociology for his undergraduate degree and in administrative studies for his masters.


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Michael Christianson
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Monday, August 31, 2020

Air Medical Today™ Episode 33 - August 28, 2020 EPNetwork

Episode 33 - An Interview of Andrea Robertson, the CEO of STARS in Canada. I talk to Andrea about the history of STARS, their program services, air medical services in Canada, and COVID-19.

Andrea has been the President & CEO of STARS since March 2012. She served as the Chief Operating Officer from June 2011. Before joining STARS Andrea held the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer of Alberta Health Services. She is a board member of the Calgary Airport Authority and the CP Railway. In 2014 Andrea was awarded and recognized as one of the Top Most Powerful Women in Canada by the Women’s Executive Network. She has degrees from the University of Calgary and Central Michigan University. Andrea also holds an Executive Fellowship from Wharton.

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Andrea Robertson, President & CEO of STARS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Air Medical Today™ Episode 32 - July 22, 2020 EPNetwork

Episode 32 - An Interview of Maura Hughes, the CEO of Boston MedFlight. In the podcast we talk about the history of Boston MedFlight as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit consortium air medical program, the development of the FAA Part 135 Certificate, the type of aircraft they fly, their critical care ground ambulances, their team configuration, the impact of COVID-19, their philanthropy program, and their memberships in ACCT, AAMS and AMOA.

Boston MedFlight is in their 35th year of operation and they recently passed the 80,000 patient transport milestone. Maura has been the CEO since 2016 and served as the CFO before that from 1998.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Air Medical Today™ Episode 31 - June 10, 2020 EPNetwork

Episode 31 -An Interview of Mr. Brian Shaw, the President of the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride. Brian talks about the history of the ride and the special plans for the 20th Anniversary rides in 2020, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Brian's full-time work is with the Emergency Medical Service Institute as the Deputy Director and they oversea EMS Operations for the Pennsylvania Department of Health in 16 counties. This includes 300 licensed EMS Agencies. He served as a part-time flight paramedic with STAT Medevac from 1995 to 2008 and is a graduate of Youngstown State University in Allied Health and Criminal Justice. Mr. Shaw's office is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Brian Shaw - NEMSMBR East Coast Ride 2019
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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Air Medical Today™ Episode 30 - May 30, 2020 EPNetwork

Episode 30 - An interview of Mr. Jonathan Bundt regarding Post Traumatic Stress with COVID-19 and George Floyd's death at the hands of the Minneapolis Police. Jonathan is an Organizational Consultant and Trainer with his own company called Masa Consulting since 1993. He has degrees in Child Psychology and Jewish Studies, Counseling and Psychotherapy, and course work in Human Resource Development and Counseling Psychology. Mr. Bundt has been an Employee Assistance Program Counselor; Stress Team Member with the American Red Cross; Psychology Consultant at the Alfred Adler Graduate School; a Behavior Scientist Consultant with the Minneapolis Police Department SWAT Team; and a private practice Psychotherapist.

Mr. Bundt will be speaking at the Air Medical Transport Conference in November 2020. His topic will be "Building organizational strength from within: Operationalizing comprehensive support systems and utilizing mental health professionals".

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Jonathan W. Bundt
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Air Medical Today™ Episode 29 - March 24, 2020 EPNetwork


Episode 29 - COVID-19 and what a number of air medical programs are doing during this very challenging pandemic. The purpose of the podcast is forprograms to learn from each other.  Fifteen programs were reached out toand interviews with five of them were completed on Monday, March 23, 2020. Thiswas due to many individuals being in the thick of the epidemic and not being able to take the time when they needed to be focused at their programs. An infectious disease specialist was also interviewed to provide some background on COVID-19.

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Thanks to:

Tom Allenstein, President and CEO of MedFlight and MedCare of Ohio
Jim Houser, Senior Director of Medical Operations of STAT MedEvac
Dr. Frank Guyette, Medical Director of STAT MedEvac
Dr. Timothy Burke, Retired Infectious Disease Specialist
Jeff Richey, Interim Executive Director of Airlift Northwest
Kolby Kolbet, Vice President of Clinical Operations of Life Link III
Tom Judge, CEO of Life Flight of Maine


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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Air Medical Today™ Episode 28 - February 11, 2020 EPNetwork

Episode 28 - An interview of Dr. Dan Hankins, who before retiring 3 years ago, was the Medical Director for Gold Cross Ambulance and Mayo One Air Ambulance now all called Mayo Ambulance. He also just completed a three-year appointment as the Public Representative on the board of the Association of Air Medical Services. Dr. Hankins also served as the AAMS President, now called Chair, from 2009-2011.

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Dan Hankins, MD

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An interview of Dr. Dan Hankins, who before retiring 3 years ago, was the Medical Director for Gold Cross Ambulance and Mayo One Air Ambulance now all called Mayo Ambulance. He also just completed a three-year appointment as the Public Representative on the board of the Association of Air Medical Services. Dr. Hankins also served as the AAMS President, now called Chair, from 2009-2011.


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Sunday, May 8, 2011

Air Medical Today™ Episode 27 - May 7, 2011 EPNetwork

Episode 27 - An interview of Rex Alexander, a consultant specializing in safety training related to the air medical and helicopter industry and President of the National EMS Pilots Association

Rex Alexander

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An interview of Rex Alexander, a consultant specializing in safety training related to the air medical and helicopter industry and President of the National EMS Pilots Association



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Sunday, December 19, 2010

Air Medical Today™ Episode 26 - December 18, 2010 EPNetwork

Episode 26 - An Interview of Dr. Mike Abernethy, the Chief Flight Physician with the University of Wisconsin Med Flight Program and an associate professor with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health


Mike Abernethy, MD, FAAEM

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A Survey Monkey Quiz of AAMS History can be found at this link: AAMS Survey Monkey Quiz.  The first four individuals that answer all the questions correctly will receive a gift certificate from RoadID who is sponsoring the quiz.  RoadID is trying to get the word out to all EMS Personnel so that we are all aware of cyclists, skiers, runners, and other athletes wearing their identification for which you can obtain very helpful personal and medical information.  For information on their many safety related products go to RoadID.com.  A big thanks to RoadID for providing the gift certificates for the quiz!



Interview of Dr. Mike Abernethy, the Chief Flight Physician with the University of Wisconsin Med Flight Program and an associate professor with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

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Monday, November 15, 2010

Air Medical Today™ Episode 25 - November 14, 2010 EPNetwork

Episode 25 - An Interview of Dr. Bryan Bledsoe, an Emergency Physician, Researcher, and EMS Author


Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAAEM, EMT-P
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A Survey Monkey Quiz of AAMS History can be found at this link: AAMS Survey Monkey Quiz.  The first four individuals that answer all the questions correctly will receive a gift certificate from RoadID who is sponsoring the quiz.  RoadID is trying to get the word out to all EMS Personnel so that we are all aware of cyclists, skiers, runners, and other athletes wearing their identification for which you can obtain very helpful personal and medical information.  For information on their many safety related products go to RoadID.com.  A big thanks to RoadID for providing the gift certificates for the quiz!


Interview of Dr. Bryan Bledsoe, an emergency physician, researcher, and EMS author. 

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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Air Medical Today™ Episode 24 - October 30, 2010 EPNetwork

Episode 24 - Voices of the Past Presidents of the Association of Air Medical Services on The Critical Issues, Challenges, and Accomplishments during their Terms as Part of the AAMS 30th Anniversary Celebration


AAMS Past Presidents at the AMTC 2010 - Sunday, October 10, 2010
Back Row: Dan Reich, Jim Smith, Greg Powell, and Tom Judge
Front Row: Ed Eroe, Ford Kyes, Connie Eastlee, Denise Landis,
Sandy Kinkade, and Dan Hankins
Photograph by Mark Mennie

AAMS Past Presidents at the AMTC 2010 - Monday, October 11, 2010
Connie Eastlee, Dan Reich, Denise Landis, Frank Thomas,
Dan Hankins, Jim Smith, Sandy Kinkade, and Ed Eroe
Photograph by Mark Mennie



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A Survey Monkey Quiz of AAMS History can be found at this link: AAMS Survey Monkey Quiz.  The first four individuals that answer all the questions correctly will receive a gift certificate from RoadID who is sponsoring the quiz.  RoadID is trying to get the word out to all EMS Personnel so that we are all aware of cyclists, skiers, runners, and other athletes wearing their identification for which you can obtain very helpful personal and medical information.  For information on their many safety related products go to RoadID.com.  A big thanks to RoadID for providing the gift certificates for the quiz!


Voices of the Past Presidents of the Association of Air Medical Services on The Critical Issues, Challenges, and Accomplishments during their Terms as Part of the AAMS 30th Anniversary Celebration

The Past Presidents of AAMS that are heard in the podcast include the following in chronological order by the year they were president:

Joe Tye
Karl Gills
Dan Reich
Jim Smith
Frank Thomas
Don Stamper
Ford Kyes
Connie Eastlee
Denise Landis
Greg Powell
Tom Judge
Ed Eroe
Sandy Kinkade
Dan Hankins

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