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Ribbon Cut on New HealthNet Aeromedical Services Base in Moundsville

Ribbon Cut on New HealthNet Aeromedical Services Base in Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE, WV –HealthNet Aeromedical Services hosted a ribbon cutting Friday to officially dedicate its new critical care base in Moundsville. 

Leaders from HealthNet Aeromedical Services, WVU Medicine, Reynolds Memorial Hospital along with local government officials and EMS providers were on hand for the celebration at the Marshall County Airport. 

“This project has created new, well-paying jobs in this community and we are honored to be here and more importantly, we’re honored to serve here in the northern panhandle,” said Clinton Burley, CEO HealthNet Aeromedical Services.

“Not only are they a tightly aligned partner, HealthNet Aeromedical Services is a world class organization,” said Albert Wright, President and CEO of WVU Medicine. “They are an extension of our team and their crews are exceptionally trained.”  

The 18 new positions created at Base 10 include paramedics, nurses, aviators, aircraft mechanics and leadership staff. Flights began in September 2017 and the service has drastically improved Reynolds Memorial Hospital’s ability to give critical care patients the care they need and deserve.

“HealthNet Aeromedical Services is the lifeblood of rural medicine. This is an incredible day for Reynolds Memorial Hospital and we are thankful to be working with the best flight teams around,” said Dr. David Hess, CEO Reynolds Memorial Hospital.  

The Base 10 aircraft is a twin-engine, Airbus Helicopter. Medical flight crews have head-to-toe access to the patient, blood and plasma on every flight and the latest in critical care transport technology available.