Dr. Jeff Pothof in the news: UW Med Flight opens second remote base in Columbia County


Flight physician Dr. Jeff Pothof discusses the impact of UW Med Flight's second remote base in Portage, WI on shortening response times, allowing physicians and nurses to reach life-threatening trauma and medical conditions faster.

Video news report with Spectrum News 1

Med Flight is among only a handful of medical helicopter programs in the country that provide a physician on every flight. It also operates a regional base at the Iowa County Airport to respond to medical emergencies in southwestern Wisconsin. A third helicopter is stationed at University Hospital, a Level I trauma center, one of only two in Wisconsin.