Transport Medicine

Independent of any one single mode of transportation, we link patients around the world using ground ambulances, fixed wing air ambulances, helicopters and scheduled commercial airlines. Our highly skilled Transport Teams are fully cross trained and certified to travel anywhere in the world – by any means of transport. We coordinate and dispatch over 30,000 responses per year with a trusted, accredited team of professionals.  

Transport medicine is the vital link connecting patients with the care they need – anywhere in the world. Being independent of any one single mode of  transport means we do not have a strategic interest in selling unnecessary or costly services to our clients. We choose the right mode of transport for the right patient – with the ability to provide strategic, cost effective and innovative solutions for our clients and to our patients.

Transport medicine brings the acute care environment to the highways, airports and skies of the world, linking critically ill patients with centres of excellence, connecting patients with specialized medical care and reuniting patients with their homes, communities and families. Whether travelling over five miles or five thousand miles, our Transport Teams circle the globe, weaving our patients into the fabric of the world’s healthcare systems. We are LIFESUPPORT Patient Transport and our mission is to provide Worldwide Patient Transportation, Healthcare and Emergency Medical Solutions.

Inter-Facility patient transportation comprises the majority of our regional transport volume and is the busiest portfolio within the organization. While under the care of one of our government licensed Paramedics or Critical Care Transport Nurses, our ground transport teams move patients locally, regionally and internationally. Our Critical Care Transport (CCT) teams provide highly specialized medical care and transportation over long distances. Using Physicians, Critical Care Registered Nurses, Respiratory Therapists and Paramedics trained in out-of-hospital transport medicine, we bridge the gap between the hospital Intensive Care Unit and the mobile environment, providing ICU nursing and medicine to the critically ill and injured. Our worldwide Air Ambulance medevac program operates on the proven King Air 300 mid-range aircraft, and the Challenger 600 ultra-long range, intercontinental air ambulance aircraft. LIFESUPPORT Patient Transport is the choice of the world’s leading travel insurance and assistance companies. With highly trained, internationally accredited and recognized Air Medical Flight Crews and globally experienced pilots and Air Medical Case Managers, our ICU equipped aircraft provide timely and cost effective worldwide air ambulance medevac response from our home base in British Columbia, Canada.

Commercial airline medical escort solutions are an effective way to mitigate and contain the high cost of a traditional fixed wing ambulance. We maintain operational bases in Vancouver, Toronto, Honolulu, Calgary and Tokyo. The global network of scheduled airlines provide our Transport Teams with safe and reliable access to most countries around the globe. As one of the few fully integrated companies in the world, we commonly link our four transport modes: ground, fixed wing and rotary with commercial solutions to provide a seamless, cost effective and efficient solution. Incorporated and operational in both Canada and the USA, we are an international company.