REACH News & Events
Ever wondered what it's like to be a Fligt Nurse or Paramedic at REACH Air Medical Services? Find out here...
We asked our flight nurses and paramedics, who are on the front line with our patients, day in and night out, to share some thoughts on what it is like to do the work they do. As you will see, we are fortunate they follow their calling to serve others. We are proud to share with you some of their insights on what it is like to work on a critical care flight team at REACH Air Medical Services.
Patient Story - The Amazing Tale of Tom Friemann - Flown by our Methodist AirCare crew in Pearsall, TX
Tom Friemann was a tough man, living through many life-or-death ordeals in his lifetime. None, however, brought him to his knees like the heart attack he suffered on his ranch in Moore, TX. The team from Methodist AirCare landed the medically-equipped helicopter on his property and immediately started his care. Tom was transported to Methodist Hospital where he made a full recovery, much to the delight of his wife Betty and his children.
A Quick View of a Day in the Life of REACH Air Medical Services
Our nurses, paramedics, pilots, communication specialists, and aircraft maintenance technicians are on duty every day to care for patients in the airborne environment. Catch a glimpse of what they do here in this fast-faced short video..
Patient Story - So Young, So Alive! Lynzi Milano - Flown by our crew at REACH 6 in Lakeport, CA
Lynzi Milano is a vibrant, fun and energetic young girl. You’d never suspect she has gone through an extremely challenging time, or that she would need a helicopter ride to help save her life. But it is true. This is her story.
Patient Transport Story - Jessica Sisney - Flown by our Woman's AirCare team in Houston, TX
The birth of their twin boys was a nail-biting experience for Richard and Jessica Sisney. Thanks to the Woman’s AirCare team, Jessica was able to get to the emergency medical care she needed in order to safely deliver her sons Austin and Jase.
Patient Transport Story - Alan Cuevas - Flown by our crew at REACH 8 in OR
This video tells the story of Alan Cuevas and how an ATV ride out on his father’s ranch turned into an emergency airlift to the hospital and the fight of his life.
See what it's like to work as a Communication Specialist at REACH Air Medical Services
Find out what it is like to work as a Communication Specialist at REACH Air Medical Services from interviews with employees who are on the front end of an emergency air medical transport call. They get the names, the locations and the facts to send our air medical teams out to transport a patient from an accident to the hospital or move them from one medical facility to another for specialized care. They keep track of our teams, the flight and the patient’s or hospital’s needs so everyone is in the right place at the right time.
Patient Transport Story - Kainan Rejtharek - Flown by our crew at REACH 11 in Thermal, CA
Whether you call it karma, fate, God, coincidence or perfect timing, it was present for Kainan Rejtharek. This video tells his story — a story that REACH is grateful to be a part of.
Patient Transport Story - Al Mires - Flown by our crew at REACH in Redding, CA
On his first visit to the hospital, patient Al Mires was in bad shape with a large tear in his esophagus. This video tells the story of how Al Mires ended up on an early morning transport to Sacramento with the REACH 5 crew out of Redding, CA.
See what it's like to work as a Pilot at REACH Air Medical Services
Here in their own words, our skilled and dedicated pilots share the challenges and rewards of working at REACH Air Medical Services.
A Day in the Life of Methodist AirCare - Teaser Video
This short video offers a glimpse into the world of Methodist AirCare–where taking care of patients is what we do. Whether we are transporting a patient from one hospital to another, or providing critical care at the scene of an accident, our mission is to provide the best care possible to those in need.
Patient Transport Story - Brian Cortez - Flown by our crew at REACH 16 in Oceanside, CA
Sometimes the worst situations in life can bring the best outcomes. In the case of survivor Brian Cortez, this is definitely true. This video tells the story of how one bad wreck and a flight to the hospital changed Brian’s life for the better.
A Day in the Life of Woman's AirCare / The Woman's Hospital of Texas - Teaser Video
This short video captures a day in the life of Woman’s AirCare and The Woman’s Hospital of Texas. Caring for high-risk obstetric, pediatric, and neonatal patients is all we do.
See what it's like to work as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician at REACH at Medical Services
REACH Aircraft Maintenance Technicians talk about the challenges and rewards of working at REACH Air Medical Services.
Employee Video Contest Winner - Nick Rokke, Pilot, REACH 13/Upland, CA
Winner in the REACH Employee Video Contest submitted by Nick Rokke, Helicopter Pilot, REACH 13, Upland, CA. Beautiful time lapsed imagery of the Upland EC135 helicopter on the tarmac during sunrise.
Employee Video Contest Runner Up - Nick Rokke, Pilot, REACH 13/Upland, CA
Runner Up in the REACH Employee Video Contest for August, 2015, submitted by Nick Rokke, Helicopter Pilot, REACH 13, Upland, CA. Beautiful time lapsed imagery of the Upland EC135 helicopter on the tarmac during sunrise.