FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
James C. Swartz
CAREFLITE PROVIDES STANDBY MEDICAL SERVICES
FOR SMU & TCU FOOTBALL
(Grand Prairie, Texas)
Despite the different outcomes of the TCU – Baylor and the SMU – Texas Tech games,
CareFlite came out a winner by providing standby medical services at Ford and Moncrief
stadiums over Labor Day weekend.
CareFlite has recently signed contracts to provide standby medical services for
both the Horned Frogs and Mustang Athletics. This is in addition to services provided
to the Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys, Mesquite Rodeo, Byron Nelson Golf Tourament,
Susan Koman Race for the Cure, Texas Motor Speedway and approximately 500 community
events per year in
. At many community events and foot races, CareFlite’s bike team provides paramedic
services on bicycles.
CareFlite provides helicopter EMS, fixed wing air ambulance service, ground ambulance/911
, wheelchair/stretcher vans, and specialty care transport. 911/EMS services are
provided in Collin, Johnson and
. CareFlite also provides clinical education to over 1500 first responders per year
and offers a free emergency care conference each summer. CareFlite has transported
over 75,000 patients by air and over 300,000 by ground since 1979.
wishing to protect themselves from the high cost of medical transports can become
CareFlite members for just $49 per household per year. With a CareFlite membership,
patients with health insurance do not receive any other bills for CareFlite services.
More information can be found at www.careflite.org .
CareFlite is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, rapid response air and ground ambulance company
founded in 1979. The oldest joint use air ambulance program in the
, CareFlite is sponsored by Baylor Health Care System, Methodist Health System,
Presbyterian Health System,
, JPS Health Network, Parkland Health and Hospital System and
Arlington Memorial Hospital
. CareFlite is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport