EagleMed expands into Alaska

EagleMed will manage the aircraft of Alaska Regional Hospital’s LifeFlight air ambulance program, which extends the Wichita-based company’s North American reach into Alaska, the company said.

LifeFlight is Alaska Regional Hospital’s fixed-wing medevac service based in Anchorage, Alaska.

EagleMed assumed responsibility for the operations July 15.

The hospital will manage clinical care, customer services and business relations, while EagleMed will operate the aircraft, a twin-engine King Air B200, and provide the pilots.

EagleMed now has 28 locations in 10 states. It operates a fleet of 15 medically equipped helicopters and 15 King Air aircraft and employs about 400.