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Critical Care Transport


Launched in 2014, the SkyHealth emergency patient transport helicopter provides vital, lifesaving treatment for patients in critical medical situations en route to the destination hospitals. During the first year, there were 385 patient transports. This past year there were more than 700 requests for transport and conducted 435 patient transports.

Ground Adult Critical Care Transport

The Adult Critical Care Transport (ACCT) Program, which launched in 2019, is an ambulance-based provider interfacility and intercampus transport for critically ill and injured patients who need specialty care or a higher level of care. During the first year, there were 323 patients transported. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the ACCT has been instrumental in the interfacility transport of patients with COVID-19, including nine patients transported for ECMO consideration, and five patient transported after ECMO cannulation at other hospitals.


  • Medical Director, Critical Care Transport

    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Associate Professor, General Surgery, Trauma & Surgical Critical Care; Medical Director, SkyHealth and YNHH ACCT Teams, Emergency Medicine