The Commission on Accreditations of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) is dedicated to assisting air medical service and ground transport service professionals in providing the highest possible quality service in patient care and safety in the transport environment.
Participation in this accreditation process is voluntary and provides services with the ability to demonstrate to their peers, medical professionals, and the general public their adherence to the highest standards in the industry.
West Michigan Air Care (Air Care) has maintained accredition as an air transport critical care service with CAMTS since 1995.
Helicopter Association International (HAI) created the Platinum Program of Safety program which is designed to significantly enhance the safety culture within the helicopter industry. The Platinum Program of Safety dictates strict criteria that must be adherred to by its members in order to be considered certified by the program.
West Michigan Air Care was awarded the Platinum Award in 2005.
In 1996 MIOSHA established the Michigan Voluntary Protection Program (MVPP) Star Award to recognize employers actively working toward achieving excellence in workplace safety and health. The award was created for employers that develop and implement outstanding safety and health programs that go beyond MIOSHA standards.
West Michigan Air Care was the nation's first medical transport company to receive the Star Award.