PHI Air Medical set to open new base in Andalusia in partnership with Enterprise Rescue

Published 3:13 pm Wednesday, December 6, 2023

PHI Air Medical has announced the expansion of their strategic partnership with Enterprise Rescue, a provider of emergency medical services. This collaboration is poised to strengthen their collective commitment to advancing healthcare accessibility and emergency response capabilities. PHI and Enterprise are set to establish a new air medical base in Andalusia, slated to open in the first quarter of 2024. This venture marks the healthcare duo’s second base, building upon their existing service to Enterprise and its surrounding areas.

The upcoming Andalusia base will be equipped with a Bell 407 and PHI pilots and mechanics, ensuring top-tier aviation support. Enterprise Rescue will oversee the clinical staffing of nurses and paramedics, bringing their extensive clinical knowledge and experience to this joint venture.

Sam Marshall, Central Region Program Director at PHI Air Medical expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “This collaboration with Enterprise Rescue underscores our unwavering dedication to excellence. We are looking forward to seeing the future success of this partnership and to further expanding our impact in moving communities to health.”

“This partnership aligns with our mission to deliver high-quality emergency medical services,” said Arnold Woodham, Operations Manager at Enterprise Rescue. “We are excited to contribute our clinical expertise in this joint endeavor and to continue making a positive impact on the communities we serve.”

As PHI Air Medical and Enterprise Rescue embark on this exciting expansion, they remain committed to delivering exceptional air medical transport services and emergency medical care. The addition of the Andalusia base signifies a significant step in advancing their shared vision of transforming healthcare accessibility across Alabama.

PHI Air Medical is the leading air ambulance provider across the country, providing air medical services and outreach education to local communities and leading healthcare systems. We safely transport more than 30,000 patients each year, operating out of more than 70 bases across the United States. At each base, we maintain a dedicated crew of pilots, nurses and maintenance specialists – all exceptionally trained and ready to respond. For more information visit:

Enterprise Rescue (located in Coffee County, Alabama) began service in 1963 with a single 1955 Cadillac hearse. Over time, Enterprise Rescue grew into a professional organization of volunteers. In July 1997, Enterprise Rescue transitioned to a paid Advanced Life Support Non-Profit Service, offering 24/7/365 around-the-clock service. Today Enterprise answers over 12,000 ambulance calls annually, with paramedics, EMTs, critical care paramedics and advanced EMTs. For more information about Enterprise Rescue visit