Life Link III provides helicopter and airplane services for rapid on-scene emergency response and inter-facility transport for patients requiring critical care. Life Link III is a not-for-profit company comprised of the following member-owners: Allina Health, CentraCare Health, Children’s Minnesota, Essentia Health, Fairview Health Services, Regions Hospital/HealthPartners®, Hennepin County Medical Center, St. Luke’s, and Sacred Heart Hospital. Life Link III operates six helicopter bases that include Alexandria, Blaine, Cloquet, Hibbing, and Willmar, Minnesota, and Rice Lake, Wisconsin. The company plans to open a seventh base of operations in Brainerd, Minnesota, in mid-2017. As one of the largest hospital-based non-profit consortium programs in the United States, Life Link III has a 32-year history of demonstrating its dedication to improving patient care and transport safety.