LifeFlight

VUMC treats influx of trauma victims from Kentucky and Tennessee tornadoes

A new policy on helium balloons outdoors at VUMC is intended to enhance safety for LifeFlight personnel and the patients they transport.

Dean, Price named to LifeFlight leadership roles

Two industry veterans with clinical and operational expertise in patient transport have been named to top leadership positions at Vanderbilt LifeFlight.

Maj. Gen. Telita Crosland and C. Wright Pinson, MBA, MD, sign the agreement for VUMC to become an official site of the U.S. Army Military-Civilian Trauma Team Training.

U.S. Army and Vanderbilt University Medical Center formalize trauma training program

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is becoming an official site of the U.S. Army Military-Civilian Trauma Team Training (AMCT3), formalizing a longstanding relationship between the two entities that is built on a history of collaborative success.

After a brachial plexus injury caused Delvonte Mayberry, right, to lose use of his right arm, Mihir Desai, MD, performed a complex reconstruction of the nerve network.

VUMC is regional center of care for treating rare brachial plexus injuries

Delvonte Mayberry was riding his motorcycle in his hometown of Clarksville, Tennessee, when a motorist pulled in front of him, sending him flipping over the vehicle. Mayberry was airlifted in critical condition to Vanderbilt University Medical Center via LifeFlight.

Vanderbilt LifeFlight expands ground ambulance service to Tullahoma

Vanderbilt LifeFlight is expanding its ground ambulance advanced life support (ALS) transport capability to Coffee County, Tennessee, and will be adding a base of operations in Tullahoma, along with two ground ambulances.

Vanderbilt LifeFlight sees large increase in Covid-19 transports

Vanderbilt LifeFlight has transported more than 220 Covid-19 patients since the pandemic started with the numbers rising dramatically in the last few weeks.

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