2017 AirLife HROB Nurses

The AIRLIFE High Risk Obstetrical Team (HROB) brings the critical care OB services to outlying hospitals. They provide highly specialized critical OB care during transport of pregnant patients. Some diagnosis we transport are:

  • Abruption
  •  HELLP syndrome
  • Pre-Eclampsia * Eclampsia
  • Post-Partum Hemorrhage
  •  Pre-Term Labor
  •  Premature Rupture of Membranes
  •  Sepsis
  •  Fetal Concerns

Patients are transfered from a 10 state region and over 300 HROB calls are done per year. Our HROB nurses have a minimum of 5 years tetiary care Labor/Delivery experience, currently our team has over 16 years average experience. The team is available 24/7. The team consists of either an Adult Primary RN with ER/ICU or a Flight Paramedic whom has critical care and emergency training experience along with the HROB RN. Dr. Porreco is the Medical Director for the HROB team.

Richard P. Porreco, MD


Richard P. Porreco, MD is a Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician for Obstetrix Medical Group of Colorado