Doctor: Helicopter ambulances are overused

From the Enterprise Journal:

Part of the problem with the air ambulance business is that it’s overused, said the medical director for the Center for Emergency Services at University Medical Center.

That and other issues, such as billing practices, eclipse the wonderful things helicopters do provide.

“We get way too many people that are flown for reasons that are less than needed,” said Dr. Damon Darsey, who is also an emergency medicine physician and former paramedic.

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