RMI Establishes Unified Emergency Response in Kenya’s Turkana Region

Remote Medical International (RMI) currently provides medical staffing for 11 clinic locations in the Turkana region of northern Kenya. Through Remote Medical International Kenya, a local company based in Nairobi, RMI staffs 40+ positions utilizing expatriate paramedics and Kenyan physicians…

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A Look at Past Performance

At any given hour, somewhere in the world, Remote Medical International is awake. RMI coordinates medical evacuations as the sun rises in Seattle, ships cold-chain pharmaceuticals overnight to Afghanistan, and staffs clinics in the heat of northern Kenya. RMI has supported clients on…

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RMI Paramedic Calls for Donations to the Philippines

Greetings from the middle of the Gulf of Mexico, As a RMI Remote Paramedic, I am generally the only American among the crews that I work with offshore. The majority of the crews that work on the vessels vary to…

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Remote Medicine Off the Coast of Southern China

I am currently deployed on a seismic research vessel off the coast of southern China. From a medical standpoint, this region presents many unique challenges to the remote provider. On this deployment, two particular areas require special attention: disease outbreaks…

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Offshore HSE Risk Management

As a remote medical provider I have evacuated patients through West Africa, out of the northern ice off Greenland, and in the open waters of the North Sea. From the beginning of my time in emergency medicine, I have subscribed…

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Remote Medicine with an Island Twist

The Air Force giant, a C-17, groans off the tarmac of a remote island in the Pacific ocean and quickly disappears into the horizon. Frigates will dominate the skies for two weeks or more as they loom over diminutive fairy…

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Case Study: Medical Evacuation Coordination

At 3pm PST, a man working on a remote island in the Pacific Ocean presented symptoms of a myocardial infarction (heart attack). With one small-scale clinic, an aging ambulance, and a medical staff of two, residents of this particular location…

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