Dispatch From Everest Basecamp

17,500 feet Everest Base Camp (April 10, 2009) I have taken the responsibility of Expedition Medical officer for First Ascent’s “Return to Everest” Expedition, and each day I have been checking in with the team.  As we have trekked, my…

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Remote Medical International: About Us

For some reason, that question sometimes becomes complicated to explain. I have seen several staff struggle with trying to plug our entire suite of products and services into a single sentence or two. In the course of a day in…

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Best in Show: SWAT-T Tactical Tourniquet

  I know what you’re thinking–How much can one guy blog about tourniquets?  Not even multiple tourniquets, one tourniquet–the SWAT-T. As a gear junkie, I love items that are lightweight, durable, and multi-functional.  With the SWAT-T meeting all of those…

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A Day with Our Friends at Cascade Powder Cats

Yesterday, the staff at RMI took a little break from the office to get some backcountry turns in with our friends at Cascade Powder Cats. As the company exists to serve those people who venture to far away places, it…

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RMI Featured in The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times recently wrote an article about our use of technology in delivery of our services. Click Here to Read the Story at the Seattle Times Website

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SWAT-Tourniquet: Frequently Asked Questions

If you’ve been paying attention to the the latest Tactical Combat Casualty Care guidelines and recent articles for emergency medicine, you probably have a few questions regarding tourniquets.  If you’ve been paying attention to tourniquets, then you probably heard of…

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Preventing Accidents: Alcohol Testing

While most of the equipment we sell is made for responding to a medical incident, our goal as health and safety practitioners is ultimately to prevent accidents from happening in the first place. Officially, 8% of patients admitted to Emergency…

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Introducing The SWAT Tourniquet

Over the past several months, I have taught several courses where we integrated a new product, the SWAT Tourniquet, into our courses. Admittedly it is hard for me to adopt new products, especially new ones, since I primarily practice in…

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Outfitting for the Open Seas

  Access™ Telemedicine can be contacted 24/7/365 via a variety of communications methods. I recently had the pleasure of helping a family prepare themselves and their 55’ boat for a multi-year around the world journey. It was a lot of…

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