Company News

Our Role in the Area's COVID-19 Response

November 18, 2020 Boston MedFlight has been on the frontlines of the region’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as our teams have been called upon to provide critical care in transport to the sickest patients suffering from the coronavirus. We are uniquely qualified to care for these patients, over 950 COVID-19 patients to date,
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Patient Story

A Boston MedFlight Patient Story

November 18, 2020 The following is a first person account from a former patient recounting her Boston MedFlight transport experience. After feeding my two-week old daughter in the early morning hours, I went upstairs and put her in her bassinette. Hoping to get a bit more sleep before my 3-year-old woke up for the
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Company News

35 Years of Service - Celebrating a Milestone During a Pandemic

November 18, 2020 2020 marks Boston MedFlight’s 35th year of service since our founding in 1985.  We are proud of these decades of service to the region, which has included providing critical care transport to more than 80,000 patients in need. While we had planned to recognize this important milestone with a celebration this
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Media Coverage

The work of Boston MedFlight during the COVID-19 pandemic featured on WBZ-TV.

October 02, 2020 WBZ-TV News chronicles our response to the pandemic. https://boston.cbslocal.com/2020/10/02/boston-medflight-coronavirus-covid-19-kate-merrill-wbz-tv/
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Company News

CEO Elected to Board of Directors - Association of Critical Care Transport

September 21, 2020 Maura Hughes, Boston MedFlight CEO, has been elected to the Association of Critical Care Transport (ACCT) Board of Directors.  The Association is a nonprofit, grassroots patient advocacy organization committed to ensuring that critically ill and injured patients have access to the safest and highest quality critical care transport system possible.   Maura
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Media Coverage

CEO Maura Hughes on Nantucket Radio

September 01, 2020 Boston MedFlight transports approximately 300 patients a year from Nantucket, more than one per day during the summer months. CEO Maura Hughes discusses our nonprofit mission on the island on 97.7 ACK-FM. https://www.trueislanddigital.com/podcasts977
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Company News

Boston MedFlight Pledges to Meet COVID Clean Standards Protecting Patients and Crews

August 12, 2020 Boston MedFlight recently signed a pledge to keep their helicopters and facilities clean and sanitized both during and between transport flights.  The COVID Clean Pledge is a product of Helicopter Association International (HAI) and provides a list of steps that organizations must agree to do when signing the pledge.   The steps
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Governor Baker calls Boston MedFlight teams, “unsung heroes,” during COVID-19 update at our Bedford HQ.

August 05, 2020 Boston MedFlight CEO Maura Hughes welcomed Governor Charlie Baker and Secretary of Health and Human Services, Marylou Sudders for the state’s daily COVID-19 update on Tuesday 8/4 at Boston MedFlight’s Bedford headquarters.  Here is a link to this and all of the state’s recent COVID-19 briefings: https://www.mass.gov/governor-updates
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Company News

Boston MedFlight Community Report

July 22, 2020 Compelling patient stories and organizational information Boston MedFlight 2019 Community Report
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Boston MedFlight Reaches 80,000 Patient Transport Milestone

July 07, 2020 July 07, 2020  - Boston MedFlight, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that for 35 years has provided critical care medical transport to patients in need by air and ground, has announced that it recently provided critical care medical transport to its 80,000th patient since its founding in 1985.  This is a
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Company News

A COVID-19 Update from Ann Prestipino, Chair of Boston MedFlight's Board of Trustees

June 30, 2020 Friends of Boston MedFlight,   I have been fortunate to have been connected with this wonderful organization for over 35 years, having served on the Boston MedFlight Board of Trustees since the time of its founding in 1985. It has been impressive to witness firsthand the growth of the organization, and gratifying to
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Company News

During National EMS Week, Boston MedFlight Recognizes Role of Emergency Medical Services in COVID-19 Response

May 18, 2020 Boston MedFlight, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that for 35 years has provided critical care medical transport to patients in need by air and ground, recognizes its teams on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, during the observance of the 46th Annual National EMS Week, May 17-23rd. As of May 18th,
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Company News

A COVID-19 Update from our Chief Medical Officer

May 08, 2020 As Boston MedFlight’s Chief Medical Officer, I am humbled to work every day with incredible colleagues whose clinical expertise and compassionate approach to patient care make them the gold standard in the field of Critical Care Transport. As our region, and the nation, faces the COVID-19 pandemic, our teams are on
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Company News

Boston MedFlight Celebrates 35th Anniversary as Leading Provider of Critical Care Transport

February 03, 2020 Nonprofit Continues its Commitment to Excellence in Patient Care Boston MedFlight, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides critical care air and ground medical transport to New England’s most severely ill and injured patients, is celebrating its 35th anniversary throughout the year, including a 35th Anniversary Gala to be held this fall.   Boston
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Media Coverage

“Angels in the Sky." A Boston Herald reporter rides along on a critical care transport.

September 18, 2019 https://www.bostonherald.com/2019/09/15/angels-in-the-sky-saving-lives-with-boston-medflight
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Giving

THANK YOU!

August 23, 2019   THANK YOU to all who helped make this year’s 5th Annual Boston MedFlight Golf Tournament a resounding success.  All of our sponsors, volunteers, donors and staff contributed to a fantastic day on and off the course. Boston MedFlight is truly grateful to all who helped out, as well as the
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Patient Story

2019 Boston MedFlight Patient Reunion

June 09, 2019 WCVB-TV Recaps This Year’s Event…
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Media Coverage

Boston MedFlight featured on NBC10

April 18, 2019 Boston MedFlight leverages technology to save lives.
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Media Coverage

BOSTON MEDFLIGHT WAS FEATURED RECENTLY ON NECN

March 12, 2019 Highlights from the segment as two crew members join CEO Maura Hughes to discuss the work that they do.  
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Media Coverage

Our CEO Maura Hughes on WBZ-TV

February 08, 2019 Boston MedFlight CEO Maura Hughes appearing on WBZ News to discuss our nonprofit, critical care transport mission.
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Company News

Boston MedFlight Releases Helicopter Landing Zone Safety Training Video Series for First Responders

January 24, 2019 BEDFORD, Mass. (Jan. 24, 2019) – Boston MedFlight, a nonprofit, nationally recognized critical care medical transport organization that partners with a consortium of academic medical centers, has produced a helicopter landing zone safety video training series developed for use by Massachusetts first responders and air ambulance companies operating in the
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Company News

Our new Headquarters and Operations Center

December 27, 2018 Boston MedFlight’s new Headquarters and Operations Center was opened in the fall of 2018 at Hanscom Field in Bedford, MA.  
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Patient Story

Eighth in our patient testimonial series: Meet Janet

April 19, 2018 Critical care transport is an essential component of a healthcare delivery system. Founded in 1985 as a non-profit organization via partnership with a consortium of Boston area hospitals, Boston MedFlight completes over 4,000 critical care patient transports each year by air and ground, an average of eleven per day. More
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Patient Story

Seventh in our patient testimonial series. Meet Dennis.

March 12, 2018 Critical care transport is an essential component of a healthcare delivery system. Founded in 1985 as a non-profit organization via partnership with a consortium of Boston area hospitals, Boston MedFlight completes over 4,000 critical care patient transports each year by air and ground, an average of eleven per day. More
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Company News

Boston MedFlight Signs Multi-Year Agreement With SevenBar Aviation For Fixed-Wing Operations

February 23, 2018 Dallas, TX and Bedford, MA - SevenBar Aviation is pleased to announce it has signed a multi-year agreement to provide Boston MedFlight, headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, with FAR (Federal Aviation Regulation) Part 135 fixed wing services. Boston MedFlight is a non-profit, nationally recognized critical care medical transport program that partners
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Boston MedFlight to Expand Services with New Base in Mansfield, Mass.

January 29, 2018 BEDFORD, Mass. – Boston MedFlight, a nonprofit critical care transport service, has announced plans to expand its medical helicopter service from a new base in Mansfield to better serve patients in the region, particularly on the South Coast, Cape Cod and Islands. Boston MedFlight, with bases currently located at airports in
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Patient Story

Sixth in our patient testimonial series. Meet Liam.

January 24, 2018 Critical care transport is an essential component of a healthcare delivery system. Founded in 1985 as a non-profit organization via partnership with a consortium of Boston area hospitals, Boston MedFlight completes over 4,000 critical care patient transports each year by air and ground, an average of eleven per day. More
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Team Story

Boston MedFlight Chief Pilot Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

October 17, 2017 BEDFORD, MA - Boston MedFlight is proud to announce that the organization’s Chief Pilot, Lynda Colarossi, has been chosen by the National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA) to receive the 2017 William T. Winn Lifetime Achievement Award.   “Lynda was nominated based on her long career as the consummate aviation professional.  Her unique
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Patient Story

Fifth in our patient testimonial series. Meet Joanne.

September 12, 2017 Critical care transport is an essential component of a healthcare delivery system. Founded in 1985 as a non-profit organization via partnership with a consortium of Boston area hospitals, Boston MedFlight completes over 4,000 critical care patient transports each year by air and ground, an average of eleven per day. More
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Patient Story

Third in our patient testimonial series. Meet Charlie

August 11, 2017 Critical care transport is an essential component of a healthcare delivery system. Founded in 1985 as a non-profit organization via partnership with a consortium of Boston area hospitals, Boston MedFlight completes over 4,000 critical care patient transports each year by air and ground, an average of eleven per day. More
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Patient Story

The father of a young Boston MedFlight patient tells his son's story.

May 16, 2017 Critical care transport is an essential component of a healthcare delivery system. Founded in 1985 as a non-profit organization via partnership with a consortium of Boston area hospitals, Boston MedFlight completes over 4,000 critical care patient transports each year by air and ground, an average of eleven per day. More
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Patient Story

Second in our patient testimonial series. Meet Lisa.

April 14, 2017 Critical care transport is an essential component of a healthcare delivery system. Founded in 1985 as a non-profit organization via partnership with a consortium of Boston area hospitals, Boston MedFlight completes over 4,000 critical care patient transports each year by air and ground, an average of eleven per day. More
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Patient Story

First in a series of patients' personal stories about their experience with Boston MedFlight.

April 04, 2017 Critical care transport is an essential component of a healthcare delivery system. Founded in 1985 as a non-profit organization via partnership with a consortium of Boston area hospitals, Boston MedFlight completes over 4,000 critical care patient transports each year by air and ground, an average of eleven per day. More
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Team Story

Boston MedFlight Completes FAA Part 135 Certificate Licensure

March 09, 2017 Boston MedFlight, a nonprofit organization founded thirty-two years ago that provides critical care medical transport by air and ground, is pleased to announce that it has completed the process to secure its own Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-issued Part 135 Operating Certificate.  On Friday, March 3, 2017, Boston MedFlight completed its
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Team Story

Boston MedFlight launches new video providing an introduction to how we provide critical care transport for the region’s sickest and most severely injured patients.

March 02, 2017 Critical care transport is an essential component of a healthcare delivery system. Founded in 1985 as a non-profit organization via partnership with a consortium of Boston area hospitals, Boston MedFlight completes over 4,000 critical care patient transports each year by air and ground, an average of eleven per day. More
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Company News

Boston MedFlight Announces Hiring of New Chief Executive Officer

February 01, 2017 The Board of Trustees of Boston MedFlight, a nonprofit organization founded in 1985 which provides critical care medical transport by air and ground, is pleased to announce that they have hired a new Chief Executive Officer. Following an extensive nationwide search that included many highly-qualified candidates, the Board has selected
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Lahey Hospital & Medical Center to Join Boston MedFlight Consortium

December 08, 2016 BEDFORD, MA – Boston MedFlight and Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (LHMC) announced today they have reached agreement and that LHMC plans to join the Boston MedFlight Consortium in early 2017. Boston MedFlight is a non-profit organization that provides critical care transport to the region’s most severely ill and injured
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Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems will conduct an accreditation site visit of: Boston MedFlight on June 6th and 7th 2016

May 06, 2016 PUBLIC NOTICE   The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems will conduct an accreditation site visit of: Boston MedFlight on June 6th and 7th 2016.   The purpose of the site visit will be to evaluate the program’s compliance with nationally established medical transport standards. The site visit results will be used to
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Team Story

Friend and colleague Dr. Suzanne Wedel, CEO of Boston MedFlight, passes away

April 04, 2016 Updated: A service in celebration of Suzanne’s life will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Old North Church in Marblehead, MA (35 Washington Street, Marblehead).     Many have thoughtfully inquired about honoring Suzanne’s memory with a gift to Boston MedFlight, and, at the request of her family,
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Boston MedFlight Welcomes Jason Cohen as Chief Medical Officer

February 01, 2016 Bedford, Mass., February 1, 2016 – Boston MedFlight, a world–renowned, nonprofit critical care transport program serving the most critically ill and injured patients in and around New England, today announced the appointment of critical care physician Jason Cohen, DO, FACEP, FCCM, to the position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Cohen
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Boston MedFlight Transports 60,000th Patient

December 31, 2015 Boston MedFlight is proud to share the news that we recently provided critical care transport to our 60,000th patient since our founding 30 years ago.  On December 31, 2015, a cardiothoracic patient was transported  from Lowell General Hospital to Tufts Medical Center by our critical care transport team in our
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Team Story

Boston MedFlight Achieves Aviation First

November 24, 2015 At 5:15pm on Thursday November 19, a Boston MedFlight helicopter transporting a critically ill child safely completed the first use of an aviation instrument approach procedure to the Brigham and Women’s Hospital helipad. While this accomplishment may seem mundane, it was, in fact the culmination of a highly-complex, five-year planning,
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Boston MedFlight adds second Airbus EC145 to their critical care transport fleet

July 08, 2014 Boston MedFlight is excited to announce the addition of a new EC145 helicopter to their advanced fleet. This is the second Airbus EC145 that Metro Aviation has built for Boston MedFlight. “We are excited to receive our second Airbus EC145 after its completion from Metro Aviation.  This gives us the youngest
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CEO Maura Hughes on WBZ-TV

December 31, 1969 Boston MedFlight CEO Maura Hughes appearing on WBZ News to discuss our nonprofit, critical care transport mission.
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Boston MedFlight
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Phone: 781-457-5321

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