Medjet Transport Summary | Namibia to Ontario, Jerusalem to New York, Aruba to Massachusetts

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Namibia to Ontario, Jerusalem to New York, Aruba to Massachusetts

Birmingham, AL – October 5, 2010: MedjetAssist, the country’s leading medical evacuation membership program, provides evacuation and repatriation services to hundreds of members every year – members who were not expecting to be injured or fall ill. An individual annual MedjetAssist membership starts at only $250, and can save members tens of thousands of dollars in costs associated with medical evacuation.

Recent MedjetAssist transports:

Namibia, Africa to Ontario, Canada: Medjet arranged transfer for a 56-year-old member from Ontario, Canada who was hospitalized in Namibia, Africa with multiple rib fractures and a Hemothorax due to a motorcycle accident. After initial stabilization, member was transferred to his home in Ontario for continued care and rehabilitation.
Savings to the member: $41,500.00
Transport Date: October 3, 2010

Jerusalem, Israel to Richmond Hill, New York: Medjet arranged transfer for a 65-year-old member from Richmond Hill, NY who was hospitalized in Jerusalem, Israel with bilateral quadricep tendon ruptures that were sustained in a trip and fall accident. After initial stabilization, member was commercially repatriated to his home hospital in New York for surgical repair and rehabilitation.
Savings to the member: $14,600.00
Transport Date: October 3, 2010

Oranjestad, Aruba to Oxford, Massachusetts: Medjet arranged transfer for a 74-year-old member from Oxford, Massachusetts who was hospitalized in Oranjestad, Aruba with generalized weekness and aphasia, and was later diagnosed with an ischemic stroke. After initial stabilization, member was transferred to his home hospital in Oxford for continued care and rehabilitation.
Savings to the member: $25,800.00
Transport Date: October 3, 2010

About MedjetAssist
MedjetAssist is the premier medical evacuation membership service in the country. If a member is hospitalized more than 150 miles from home – virtually anywhere in the world and requires continued hospitalization – MedjetAssist will review his or her condition both with the attending physician and the Medjet physician, and arrange medical transfer to the member’s hospital of choice. MedjetAssist has its corporate headquarters in Birmingham, AL, and is the recognized provider of medical evacuation and repatriation services for AARP. For more information, please visit www.medjet.com.