Our Team of Experts
Dr. Morales is a 1993 Graduate of University of Illinois College of Medicine. He has been a Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1999. He currently serves as the Medical Director and Department Chair of Emergency Medicine at Silver Cross Hospital, a Level II Trauma Center in New Lenox, Illinois. Dr. Morales is also the Vice President of EM Strategies, an Emergency Department management corporation based in Illinois. Dr. Morales has extensive experience in process development and the application of Crew Resource Management concepts to the Emergency Department and countless CQI projects. Dr. Morales personally oversees every flight at every base to ensure the highest level of care is ensured. He spends time with the crews pre-flight to develop a personalized plan of care that complements our standard set of medical orders. Dr. Morales spends time every month educating the crews on topics related to aeromedicine, critical care and emergency medicine through lectures and hands-on simulation within the aircraft to give them a feel for the environment at 40,000 feet and potential issues they may encounter and how to best work through them. Additionally, he was worked with a number of the discharging physicians to provide insight into our environment and assure them that their patient will be cared for by our highly trained teams at the highest level.
Mr. Cece's primary role is to oversee all daily operations of AeroCare working closely with all of AeroCare’s Senior Management Team members to form a cohesive group focusing on common goals of safety and delivery of the highest level of quality patient care.
Ms. Werth is a veteran AeroCare Flight Nurse who works with
Dr. Morales to oversee the clinical operations for AeroCare’s flight program.
As a member of the Senior Management team, her daily duties include overseeing
all regulatory compliance, risk management, crew education, quality assurance,
and Reimbursement. Ms. Werth is well prepared for this position with extensive
clinical and administrative healthcare experience. A board certified Family
Nurse Practitioner, Ms. Werth also has an extensive background as an emergency
room nurse, and has held several executive level management positions with
major HMO providers and medical suppliers. Her tenacity and ability to
understand the requirements of key regulating agencies was the driving force in
AeroCare achieving full accreditation with the Commission on Accreditation of
Medical Transport Services (CAMTS), the highest honor in the fixed-wing air
ambulance industry. Becky now serves as a CAMTS Site Surveyor for other transport
programs. Ms. Werth has spoken on a national level related to a myriad of fixed
wing topics and is actively involved in educating nurses, paramedics and
respiratory therapists on critical care and the effects of fixed wing transport
and has written several articles and national publications within the aeromedical
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