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What is STAT-MD?

Airline Consultation Services

STAT-MD provides inflight emergency consultation as well as fitness to fly ground screening.

Expertise

  • STAT-MD is a Physician driven service providing consultation services to airlines.
  • All medical consults are provided by a physician; no nurses or extenders are used.
  • All physicians are residency trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Many are Subspecialty Board Certified in Emergency Medical Services.
  • The average time in service for our physicians is over 8 years.
  • Airline consultation is not spread out over a physician practice group, instead a core group of select physicians provide the service.
  • All medical decision making, whether inflight or fitness to fly screening, is performed by the physician.
  • The Medical Director is involved daily providing reviews, assistance and clearances, he has been providing the service for over 15 years.
  • Our mission is to combine diversion mitigation with expert care of passengers.

Client Centered

  • STAT-MD partners with Airline Clients.
  • The service is customizable to the needs of the Airline.
  • Ground EMS arrangements and passenger follow up is available.
  • STAT-MD can provide assistance with training and manuals.
  • On site instruction is available.
  • The Medical Director can review Airline Emergency Medical kits and make recommendations.
  • At STAT-MD we offer our guidance, expertise and assistance but we work together to accomplish what is best for the airline as everyone has their own culture.

Resources

  • STAT-MD is backed by the resources of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).
  • UPMC is a nonprofit 12 Billion Dollar integrated health care delivery system.
  • The UPMC network comprises over 25 medical facilities worldwide, and is recognized for medical expertise and innovation.
  • UPMC is perennially a US News and World Report National Honor Roll hospital.

Competitive Advantage

  • STAT-MD is physician driven. No nurses are used for medical decision-making. Physicians provide fitness to fly screening.
  • STAT-MD does not subcontract physicians. All physicians are employed by UPMC.
  • STAT-MD physicians are a special subset of the Department of Emergency Medicine, not just any MD can provide airline consultation.
  • STAT-MD is physician driven. No nurses are used for medical decision-making. Physicians provide fitness to fly screening.
  • STAT-MD does not subcontract physicians. All physicians are employed by UPMC.
  • STAT-MD physicians are a special subset of the Department of Emergency Medicine, not just any MD can provide airline consultation.
  • STAT-MD does not dictate to the client airline. STAT-MD collaborates with the airline to ensure client needs are met.
  • STAT-MD’s sales team is the service team. The people who demonstrate the service are the people that respond to questions or issues.
  • STAT-MD provides swift response to customer questions or concerns.