UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's to partner with Wings Air Rescue (Wings One)
UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s is excited to announce a partnership with Wings Air Rescue (Wings One) in Sioux City, Iowa. The partnership went into effect on June 1, 2022.
Wings One provides lifesaving air transportation for critically ill or injured patients to a local emergency department. They also provide timely transportation via their Bell 407 GX aircraft for patients who need to be transferred from an outlying health center to facilities that can provide a more advanced level of care.
Through this partnership, Wings One staff will provide valuable training and expertise to UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s team members.
“We are so excited to partner with the amazing Wings One team,” says Corey Snider, Chief Operating Officer of UnityPoint Health – Sioux City. “The knowledge and training that these individuals will bring to our team members at the hospital is invaluable and we couldn’t be more grateful that they’ve agreed to team up with us to continue our mission of improving the lives of the people and communities we serve.”
Wings One is an accredited critical care program by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems staffed with pilots, mechanics, critical care certified flight registered nurses, and critical care flight paramedics.
Program Director for Wings One, Mickey Sauser says, “We’re thrilled to collaborate with UnityPoint Health – Sioux City in this capacity. They’ve got a top-notch team of health care providers and are great community partners.” Sauser continues, “We’ve been providing air rescue service to the Siouxland community for 35 years, and we’re excited to continue that work by sharing our time and expertise with the team at St. Luke’s”