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Santa Arriving By Chopper To Visit Children At Presbyterian Hospital

December 16, 2014

WHAT: Santa is making his annual trip from the North Pole to visit all of the children at Presbyterian Hospital. While Santa’s reindeer get some much needed “R&R” before the big night, Santa has enlisted the help of the PHI Air Medical team and their helicopter.

Patients, their families and hospital staff will gather around the landing spot to greet Santa and welcome him back to New Mexico. The visit is sure to bring holiday smiles, laughter and Christmas joy to all.

WHO: Santa will be arriving by helicopter for his annual visit to The Children’s Center
at Presbyterian Hospital.

WHERE: Presbyterian Hospital – Helicopter Pad
1100 Central Avenue SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106 

WHEN: Friday, December 19 at 10 a.m.


About PHI Air Medical, LLC
PHI Air Medical, LLC., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PHI, Inc., the world leader in rotary flight for over fifty years, and provides support for many of the nation's leading health care organizations. PHI Air Medical pilots have recorded more than ten million flight hours, in virtually every type of helicopter and terrain known. The Air Medical fleet consists of proven aircraft outfitted with medical interiors conducive to providing sustained emergent care for air medical transports and most PHI Air Medical programs operate at or above Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) standards. PHI Air Medical headquarters are located in Phoenix, Arizona.


About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. Presbyterian was founded in New Mexico in 1908, and is the state's only private, not-for-profit healthcare system. Presbyterian has eight hospitals, a statewide health plan, and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Presbyterian is the second largest private employer in New Mexico with more than 10,000 employees.

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Kerri Dufault
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