Saturday, April 24, 2010
Episode 16 of the Air Medical Today Podcast has been published. In this episode I interview Dr. Kevin Hutton, Chairman of the MedEvac Foundation International.
Kevin Hutton is a practicing, Board Certified, Emergency Physician and the Founder, CEO, and Chairman of Golden Hour Data Systems, Inc. He began his career in 1980 as an ambulance driver then progressed into becoming an academic emergency physician, flight physician, air medical researcher, operational medical director, and the San Diego County EMS system quality assurance committee chairman.
Dr. Hutton is recognized for his expertise in teaching, clinical research, privacy and compliance management, medical transport reimbursement, and the application of integrated information systems to transport medicine. He is a founding and past board member of the Air Medical Physician Association, Past Secretary and Board Member of Association of Air Medical Services, and the current Chairman of the MedEvac Foundation International.
Kevin was also the recipient of the Marriott-Carlson Award in 2008. This is the air medical industries highest award for individual contribution to the air medical community. He has been an invited speaker both nationally and internationally on medical transport reimbursement, medical transport research, and has been an advisor to the Japanese in the financing of their HEM-Net air medical network.
Dr. Hutton is also the Medical Director of the Cat Cay Medical Clinic in the Bahamas and is a volunteer physician with the Aeromedicos bush pilots that operates a medical clinic in Baja California.