To review/develop standards for optimally safe air medical operations in the State of Illinois.
To improve patient care in the State of Illinois.
To promote the proper utilization of air medical services.
To provide a mechanism for the exchange of information between programs to facilitate mechanical and operational education and safety.
To provide a unified voice in the representation of the industry and its interests and concerns to the Illinois Department of Public Health, Illinois Department of Transportation and Legislators in the State of Illinois on issues affecting medical transport of the critically ill and injured.
To develop common elements of operational, dispatch and communication standards for the purpose of clarity, safety and consistency throughout the regional EMS systems, law enforcement and health care agencies.
To develop a coordinated air medical response to multiple casualty incidents.
To develop a downed aircraft notification process in the event of an accident or incident involving an air medical aircraft.
To develop and maintain mutual aid policies between the state’s air medical programs.
To investigate alternative and improved financing mechanisms.