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In a study by the Centers for Disease Control, researchers calculated that about 213,000 people were treated for outdoor sports-related injuries nationwide, with 26% of those injuries related to snowboarding.
According to medical statistics tracked by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 17% of all injuries requiring hospitalization resulted from ski and snowboard accidents – with snowboarders injuring themselves at a rate four times greater than skiers.
MedjetAssist is the premier emergency medical evacuation membership program for travelers. If a member is hospitalized more than 150 miles from home – virtually anywhere in the world – MedjetAssist reviews his or her condition, both with the attending medical staff and the member’s own physicians, and arranges medical transportation to the hospital of their choice. MedjetAssist has its corporate headquarters in Birmingham, Ala., and is the exclusive provider of worldwide air ambulance and medical repatriation services for AARP. For more information visit: http://medjetassist.com/ or follow the company: @MedjetAssist or like Medjet.