SPOKANE, Wash. -- Northwest MedStar has purchased on helicopter and added a weekend day base in North Central Washington.
They said the new Eurocopter EC-135 and the base will provide greater access to communities in Eastern Washington and North Idaho. By mid-June, Northwest MedStar will have five helicopters at their disposal.
“We are excited about the opportunities this new base will bring to the communities, local hospitals and EMS personnel throughout north-central Washington,” said Eveline Bisson, program director for Northwest MedStar.
“The purchase of an additional helicopter shows our commitment to the region and ongoing invesetment in the expert staff, operations and equipment,” said Nancy Vorhees, chief operating officer for Inland Northwest Health Services.