Facts Sheet

Air Care & Mobile Care’s services range from mass casualty evacuation to transport to a patient’s residence. There is more to our services, however than meets the eye. Here are some fun facts:

  • ACMC was named 2013-2015 Program of the Year by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), an international award of distinction in the medical transport industry.
  • ACMC is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2014 with 30,000 accident free flight missions and more than 100,000 patient transports by ground.
  • ACMC staff, volunteer for and hold paid positions at many fire/ems agencies in Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana
  • ACMC carries blood, plasma, transexamic acid (TXA) and hypertonic saline on every flight, making ACMC a leader in the advanced transport medicine industry.
  • ACMC uses two state of the art EC 145 helicopters – equipped with enhanced safety and patient care features.
  • ACMC’s special event crew provides medical coverage for UC sporting events and premiere events in the community.
  • ACMC’s MICU specializes in complex and critical transports – including extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP).

Over the next 30 years for Air Care & Mobile Care:

  • Each of ACMC’s new aircraft will have a 20-25 year useful life span.
  • ACMC will help save the lives and improve outcomes of thousands: including 800 children, 75 police officers and 50 firefighters injured in the line of duty.
  •  ACMC’s ambulances and aircraft will help train more than 240 emergency physicians who will go on to save countless numbers of lives. Hundreds of our military’s physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and medics will receive training on Air Care & Mobile Care helicopters and ambulances
  • Blood carried on the helicopter will save more than 750 lives.

By the numbers:

More than 700 hours and nearly 60,000 miles are flown each year utilizing about 80,000 gallons of jet fuel.

More than 4,800 hours and 160,000 miles are driven each year.

Flights:

  • 66% Interfacility
  • 33% Scenes
  • 44% Trauma
  • 16% Neurologic
  • 16% Cardiac/Vascular
  • 14% Pediatric

Mobile:

  • 10% Mobile Intensive Care
  • 24% Advanced life support
  • 66% Basic Life Support
  • 11% Neurologic
  • 8% Cardiac/Vascular
  • 8% Trauma
  • 32% Psychiatric