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 to be transported, Virginia was then flown from San Diego to her home hospital in Olympia, WA for further recovery.
Without SkyMed: $17,000.
With SkyMed: $0