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Sutter Health launches air/ground ambulance transport network

Sacramento’s Sutter Health displayed its new fleet of air ambulances, operated by McClellan-based California Shock Trauma Air Rescue, Calstar for short, and a fleet of ground ambulances operated by American Medical Response, to media on Tuesday at McClellan Park.
Sacramento’s Sutter Health displayed its new fleet of air ambulances, operated by McClellan-based California Shock Trauma Air Rescue, Calstar for short, and a fleet of ground ambulances operated by American Medical Response, to media on Tuesday at McClellan Park. Sutter Health

Sacramento’s Sutter Health has launched a new medical transport network to quickly serve critically ill, injured and fragile patients throughout Northern California.

The network features air ambulances operated by McClellan-based California Shock Trauma Air Rescue, Calstar for short, and ground ambulances operated by American Medical Response, headquartered in Colorado.

Sutter Health said it has stationed 12 critical care ground ambulances at 11 Sutter hospitals and helicopters at four Calstar air bases in Northern California.

Mark Glover: 916-321-1184, @markhglover

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