Sometimes you read about things in the news that seem too amazing to be true. Perhaps mostly because you typically don't have a connection to those people. However, on Tuesday, the CNO for Amistaff – a healthcare staffing technology company made big news when he helped rescue a woman suffering from a potential heart attack – in the middle of a flight from Chicago to Charlotte.
James Ostmann, Sr. RN, MBA turned the cabin of the plane into a sky-high ER. His quick action and nursing skills saved a life. I guess you know you can rest easy if you ever find yourself on a plane with Jim.
My favorite part of the story:
The chilling truth is that Ostmann made a last minute change in his
itinerary to board US Air Flight 1723. Coming from the American Society
Healthcare Human Resources Association conference in Chicago, Ostmann
decided to take the 2:00pm flight in lieu of the 12:00pm flight
allowing extra time for travel. Had Ostmann not been a passenger on the
same flight, this emergency descend could have had a much different
You can read the full story on the Amistaff blog.