REVA Air Ambulance is pleased to announce it has been approved as the organ transportation carrier for Cleveland Clinic Florida (CCF), of Weston, Fla. REVA, Inc. is the North American industry leader in the air ambulance and medical transportation fields.
Organ transportation requires the highest level of facility-to-facility coordination, said Dawn Cerbone, REVA’s Director of Marketing. “Timing is of the essence,” she said. “Throughout the organ-transport process, REVA’s team performs constant monitoring and engages in thorough communication to ensure the highest quality standards, successfully complying with the contractual agreement in place.”
Our entire team of medical flight and ground coordination personnel applauded our expansion of critical organ-transport services, said Cerbone. “While REVA has been an organ-transport provider for decades, this new, standing contract with Cleveland Clinic Florida is a significant endorsement of our people, planes, and exceptional service. We are very proud to be a CCF preferred provider for a critical service that affects individuals and families in the most profound way possible.”
Cerbone noted that organ transport requires an extraordinary level of 24/7 readiness over a wide geographic area. REVA’s certified ground, medical and flight crews operate a fleet of medically equipped Learjets and fixed-wing aircraft that cover the North American Continent, Caribbean Basin, Central and South America, and European and other international locations. Currently, organ transport services are offered in the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services “Region 3,” which consists of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Puerto Rico.
REVA’s organ transport service includes a Learjet fleet and seasoned flight crews. “Every member of REVA’s organ transport team is trained, certified and completely committed to a successful transport, every time,” Cerbone said. It is embedded in the nature of our team to assist with saving lives in every possible way we can.
REVA’s CEO, Stuart Hayman is honored to include Cleveland Clinic Florida to its esteemed list of partners committed to saving lives every day. “This is truly an exciting time at REVA as we continue to grow and expand our level of expertise.” REVA, Inc., is on-track to capping two decades of domestic and international service with over 20,000 medical flights. This achievement is the result of the 2012 merger of FAA Air Carrier Certificate Holder Aero Jet International, Inc., and award-winning Air Ambulance Professionals. This combination has allowed REVA’s international air ambulance experience to surpass industry standards with exceptional staff, aircraft, medical attention and safety measures that are first class. Hayman explains, “REVA’s success involves an unwavering dedication to our core values: commitment, respect, integrity, leadership and alignment.”
The CCF organ transportation contract, initiated in August, coincides with the completion of Cleveland Clinic Florida’s first year as an Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) approved facility. Cleveland Clinic Florida will perform heart, liver, and kidney transplant services.
REVA, Inc., is the result of the merger of Aero Jet International, Inc., and Air Ambulance Professionals. Aero Jet International, Inc., the Air Carrier Certificate holder (O2JA380KZ), and operates all flights, delivering quality transportation for more two decades from bases in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Phoenix, Arizona. Medical staff, pilots, mechanics, maintenance and support personnel are fully licensed, certified, and trained, meeting and exceeding industry standards and quality expectations. Aircraft are fully FAA certified. The fleet is accredited by the National Accreditation Alliance of Medical Transport Applications (NAAMTA), the European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI), a quality compliance designation; the Canadian Transportation Agency International License; U.S. Treasury Cuban operation authorization; all required State of Florida and State of Arizona emergency medical air ambulance services and emergency medical service licenses; and others, including operating certificates and permits for Bermuda and sites within the European Union.
Cleveland Clinic Florida, in Weston is a not-for-profit, multi-specialty, academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Cleveland Clinic Florida is an integral part of Cleveland Clinic Ohio.