From its humble beginnings, Remote Medical International® (RMI) now operates globally as a multimillion dollar company providing customers with medical support services for remote environments worldwide. RMI has been recognized five times by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, USA, RMI currently has 200+ employees and operates in twenty-eight hospitals worldwide.

History

2003

Remote Medicine, Inc. is incorporated in Washington State and focuses on providing training, medical equipment, and supplies.

2004

The Remote Medicine, Inc. office relocates to a small warehouse in West Seattle.

2005

Remote Medicine, Inc., becomes Remote Medical International and begins to independently host remote medicine training courses. To make room for increased inventory and a growing staff, RMI expands to a larger office, effectively doubling in size.

2006

RMI receives a pharmacy license and moves to its current headquarters in Seattle’s Interbay neighborhood. In April, RMI obtains its first international medical support contract for a project in Greenland.

2007

After one year of curriculum design, RMI offers its first Remote Medicine for the Advanced Provider™ (RMAP) course for Advanced Life Support (ALS) providers who are interested in working professionally in remote settings.

2008

RMI obtains its first General Services Administration (GSA) contract; graduates over 1,000 students in various training courses.

2009

Inc. 500 ranks Remote Medical International #147 among the 5000 fastest growing companies in the United States.

2010

RMI launches medical evacuation and repatriation program and performs its first medical evacuation and makes the Inc. 5000 list again, ranked at #263.

2011

Seattle Met ranks Remote Medical International in the top ten Best Places to Work and Play in Seattle and Inc. 5000 includes RMI in their ranking for a third time.

2013

Remote Medical International receives an $8M investment from Seattle-based Columbia Pacific Management and establishes a partnership with subsidiary Columbia Asia, who operates over twenty-eight hospitals in Asia Pacific. RMI also launches RMI Topside Assistance program, integrates the Global Communication Center (GCC), and creates RMI Kits, which are specifically designed by, and for, medical professionals operating in remote environments. RMI subsequently opens an office and warehouse in Nairobi, Kenya, and incorporates Remote Medical International Kenya, Limited. RMI also partners with George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, Inc. to provide expert care, medical evaluations, and consultations through RMI’s telemedicine platform.

2014

Inc. 5000 ranks RMI as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States for the fourth time.

2015

Remote Medical International names Wayne Wager as CEO and is awarded a $95 million contract to provide HIV rapid test kits to USAID and opens federal office in Washington, D.C. Additionally, RMI receives the Editor’s Choice Award for best first aid kit from Overland Journal and is included for the fifth time in the Inc. 5000 list, earning an “Honor Roll” distinction.

2016

Remote Medical International acquires the ability to offer hybrid online and onsite medical training programs.