Thursday, June 14, 2018
Helicopter transport team looking to expand their capacity to help more patients
Every year, approximately 250 pediatric patients are transported to Children's Hospital in New Orleans in their helicopter transport. But Evan Bertucci, the head of the helicopter transport team, said their goal is to help even more children across the state and region get to the hospital quickly.
"We have created a dedicated team to attend to transfer patients. This helps make transport quicker, since we can leave quicker," he said.
Bertucci said the team is now able to launch within 12 minutes of request.
To learn more, read the full article on NOLA.com