Phoenix Heli-Flight emergency medical helicopter service, known locally as “medevac,” is a very important component of regional safety. Phoenix is the main medevac service here operating 24/7. The service previously operated on a fee-for-service basis that was not sustainable, so industry stepped in to assist. The current funding model is a three-way partnership between RMWB, Alberta Health Services and four oil sands companies, which is expected to continue through 2018.
Industry in Action
Industry assists with essential medevac service
Industry partners with RMWB and Alberta Health Services to ensure continued emergency medical helicopter service in region.