Hospital Wing transports patients based on medical need, not membership status and transports patients to the closest, medically appropriate facility as directed by approved parties. After completed registration with payment is received by Hospital Wing, new member benefits take effect in fourteen (14) days. However, the membership registration will be valid immediately for an unforeseen critical illnesses or incidents requiring emergency transport by Hospital Wing. Hospital Wing your connection to the best care available is now offering to our service communities a membership program to help individuals and families. When an emergency event or critical illness happens to you or your family member requiring air ambulance transport, costly expenses should not be an added concern. Hospital Wing is committed to providing to you service you can trust with peace of mind when the unthinkable occurs. Appropriate air medical transport will be determined by your medical condition and can be initiated by your local emergency medical services, fire departments, law enforcement services, hospitals and your physician. Hospital Wing has been committed for over 28 years to providing the highest level of care to the injured and ill for the Mid-South and surrounding regions. We provide this commitment through our five bases located at Memphis, TN, Brownsville, TN, Oxford, MS, Jonesboro, AR and Selmer, TN. Our membership service extends this commitment to individuals and family members within our service area to provide lifesaving transport without the financial worry. A member of our membership program will not be billed any additional charges over the amount that has been paid by your insurance. The membership fees are annually $40.00 for 1 year, $105.00 for 3 years and $175.00 for 5 years.
About Hospital WingHospital Wing is a non-profit air medical transport service with direct alliances with the major medical specialist hospitals in the Mid-South. These representatives include The Elvis Presley Trauma Center (The Med) the only Level One Trauma Center in West Tennessee serving the Mid-South, Methodist - Le Bonheur Health Care providing critical care for adults and children and Baptist Health Care Systems providing critical care for adults. Other Hospital Wing associate facilities providing specialist care are St. Francis Hospitals in Memphis and Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis, AR. Hospital Wing has operational licenses in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas.
The Wing TeamHospital Wing medical crews are scheduled 24/7, 365 days of the year at all five bases. We provide care with flight nurses and flight paramedics who have a minimum of 5 years background experience in critical and emergency care. They receive extensive preparation and training within our medical specialists hospitals initially and annually. All the medical crew members must maintain advanced medical certifications to include advanced burn, cardiac, medical, neurological, pediatric emergencies and trauma care. This care is provided in the air with the specialized medical equipment and supplies available to the crew within the helicopters. Our pilots must have 3,000 hours total flight time with 2,000-helicopter time as a pilot in command. They receive vigorous flight training and annual FAA check rides. All phases of maintenance for the helicopters are provided at Hospital Wing facilities with our in-house aviation mechanics.
Wing Aircrafts And SafetyHospital Wing owns and operates five Eurocopter Astar (AS350B3) helicopters and two Eurocopter (EC130B4) equipped with state of the art aviation devices to enhance flight safety to the crew and patients transported. These include auto pilot, on board satellite weather systems and a satellite tracking system. All helicopters have adequate heating and air-conditioning for patient comfort.
Your Wing ConnectionYou can become connected to the best care available by joining the Hospital Wing's Membership Program. Take advantage of a beneficial, peace of mind program that can provide a valuable financial option when our lifesaving air medical transport is needed for you or your family member. No out of pocket expenses for you as a member of our program! Hospital Wing is committed to the surrounding communities of our bases and we are honored to provide a connection to you by offering this beneficial program.
Refund PolicyThere are no refunds given for Hospital Wing memberships.
InformationFor further information please contact: Tennessee: Christy Chandler (901-606-3637) Arkansas: Christy Chandler (901-606-3637) Mississippi: Clint Townsend (662-560-3106).
Frequently asked questions
Q: Does Hospital Wing transport to facilities other than Memphis based Hospitals?
Yes - Based on referring or receiving doctor's acceptance and patient's preference.
Q: Does Hospital Wing bill the referring or receiving facility for transports?
No - Hospital Wing bills patient's insurance.
Q: Can Hospital Wing transport outside the 150 mile radius of Memphis?
Yes - Within Appropriate Guidelines.
Q: How many aircraft does Hospital Wing maintain?
Hospital Wing owns 7 helicopters equipped to transport critically ill and injured patients.
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