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Lifeline: About Us

Scheulen Lifeline

Program Description
The Johns Hopkins Lifeline Transportation program provides for all types of transportation with a specialty in critical care.

Vision, Mission, and Values
Find out the vision behind the Lifeline Transportation Program

Program History
In early 1992, Mr. James Scheulen, Administrator of the Department of Emergency Medicine, first initiated the idea of a patient transportation system based at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Lifeline of Johns Hopkins | Founding a Specialized Patient Transport Program

Jim Scheulen, Lifeline’s founder, reveals that even critically ill patients can expect safe and advanced transport at rates high above the national average. His guidance on emergency medicine: Build a foundation on exceptional people who are trained to improve patient care in all types of transportation.

The Education of Lifeline | Sustaining a Successful Team

Johns Hopkins Lifeline transports patients experiencing some of the most critical medical conditions. A robust training and education program using simulation and team-based learning builds the skills required to bring the very best of Johns Hopkins Medicine to patients, wherever they may be located.