Tag Archives: California

Testimonial: Member in Mexico Suffers Multiple Fractures to Femur

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SkyMed received a call from St. James Hospital in San Felipe, MX. Virginia Lawton had suffered multiple fractures of her femur, and needed to be evacuated immediately due to the possibility of internal bleeding. SkyMed immediately arranged and paid for emergency air-transport to San Diego, where Virginia underwent surgery that evening. Once she was stable enough […]

Testimonial: Member Loses Circulation in Legs, Airlifted Home for Immediate Surgery

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While vacationing in San Felipe, Ronald’s wife called our members services hotline after Ronald had been diagnosed with circulation problems in his legs. He needed transport to Bakersfield, California for immediate surgery. The call to SkyMed came at nearly midnight but by six in the evening on that same day, Ronald and his wife had […]

Testimonial: Richard Branson, San Diego, CA

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Richard has been a SkyMed member since 2002. One evening, we received a call from Red Cross Ambulance in San Felipe, stating Richard had suffered a fractured femur and fractured kneecap from an auto accident. The Red Cross had originally contacted Blue Cross, Richard’s health insurer for approval of ambulance transport to Calexico, and a […]

Testimonial: Wife has Chest Pains While RVing in Mexico

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We were RVing in Mexico when Earline began experiencing chest pains. Examination at a local hospital indicated heart disease. The doctor urged us to get her back to the US as soon as possible. We contacted SkyMed, and they immediately took over, arranging Lear jet ambulance service from Los Mochis, Mexico to Sacramento, California. En […]

Testimonial: Carol Ann Breslow, Los Angeles, CA

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Carol Ann was hospitalized in critical condition in Guadalajara. Her son contacted SkyMed to see what services SkyMed offered. He was anxious to have his mother return home as quickly as possible. As soon as the doctor pronounced Carol Ann stable enough to be transported, plans were immediately put into place to transport her to […]

Testimonial: Member Swallows Deadly Hydrogen Peroxide, Evacuated from Mexico to CA

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Bob & Ruth Raasveld – San Diego, CA My wife and I were playing cards at a friends in San Carlos in Sonora, Mexico, when my friend asked me about an air vacation card he had mentioned earlier. I reached into my wallet and pulled the SkyMed TAKES YOU HOME card out that I always […]