Life Link III has opened its seventh base of air medical transport services, and is operating 24/7, at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport, the company said.
Life Link III´s medically-configured helicopters and airplanes serve as flying intensive care units (ICUs) providing critical care prehospital services from accident scenes and local hospitals to those that can provide specific expertise or a higher level of care.
Life Link III operates seven helicopter bases that include Alexandria, Blaine, Brainerd, Cloquet, Hibbing, and Willmar, Minnesota, and Rice Lake, Wisconsin. T
he company´s helicopter and airplane services provide on-scene emergency response and inter-facility transport for patients requiring critical care.
A non-profit consortium, Life Link III is the air medical transport program for 45 hospitals.