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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Medical Support for Corporate and International Logistics

We serve an incredibly diverse set of clients who have one thing in common: operations that demand dynamic and customized medical capability. This is especially the case for our corporate clients and their associated security and executive protection teams. At first…

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Medical Emergency Response Planning for Remote Sites

Last month, we completed a comprehensive risk assessment for a seismic data acquisition company operating at a remote job site in Wyoming. Serving as both a senior paramedic and a remote area health and safety consultant, RMI’s Andy Kimmell spent…

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Pegasus Climbing Team Completes First Mountain Expedition

Remote Medical International® is proud to announce the completion of Pegasus Climbing Team’s first mountain expedition. The four members of Pegasus reached the summits of Punta Rossa (11,909 ft), Gran Serra (11,653 ft), and the Gran Paradiso (13,323 ft). While…

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Open Ocean Sailing Medical Support

“One Person in a Little Boat Against the Ocean” That’s how Seattle-based sailor and yacht rigger Chris Tutmark sums up the Mini TransAt- a single-handed open ocean race starting September 13 that he’s competing in following months of preparation, training,…

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Remote Medical International Ranked #147 on INC 500

Remote Medical International was recently ranked #147 on the INC 500. With a growth rate of 1,206.6% between 2005 and 2008, the award is a real tribute to the hard work and dedication of the members of the RMI team.…

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Camels at Altitude

  When one thinks of two-humped Bactrian camels in Central Asia, one might imagine them as docile beasts of burden plodding along golden sand dunes. Well, not on this day. Somehow I found myself evacuating a 17 year-old male with…

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RMI Instructor Receives Honorary Award from Marine Students

Following a recent Wilderness EMT course in Leavenworth, Washington, Remote Medical International Instructor Steve Guthrie was awarded an honorary ice axe from the Special Operations Training Command, USMC. The ice axe award doesn’t have an official name and it is…

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Dispatch From Everest Basecamp – Part 3

The weather at Everest Basecamp can be very unpredictable. Mostly, when it snows or the clouds move in it is just a little less comfortable, but at other times it can be the difference between life and death. The past…

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