A crew member is seriously injured. They have been stabilised, but they’re far from home and the quality of care they are receiving isn’t appropriate for their condition. The question becomes: will they receive better care at another facility and – if so – how will they get there?
These are questions MedAire answers on a daily basis. When the decision is made to move a patient to a new medical facility, there are thousands of decisions, details, and logistics to consider.
Behind the Scenes of a Medical Evacuation describes the considerations and logistics that go into planning the safest transport possible:
- Establishing the need for a medical evacuation
- Selecting appropriate receiving care facility
- Confirming the receiving care facility will accept the transfer
- Special considerations for international medical evacuations
- Determining the method of transport for the medical evacuation
- Benefits and limitations of commercial aircraft, private aircraft and air ambulances
- When an air ambulance is the best choice for transport
- Flight plan logistics
- Airport and runway restrictions
A successful medical evacuation is the culmination of thousands of considerations, questions and decisions. It requires extensive knowledge of medical facilities around the world, a solid network of air ambulance and transport partners, and global logistics specialists to facilitate payment, records transfer, translators and more.
MedAire is unique in our ability to deliver this service for our clients. No other provider can compete with the reach, the resources, the processes, and our experience in managing international medical evacuations. Download the full article here.
The entity that submits this press release to SuperyachtNews.com hereby accepts sole responsibility for the facts, accuracy and completeness of the content. All content and mediums submitted are an acknowledgement of the suitability for publication. SuperyachtNews.com accepts no liability or responsibility for any inaccuracies or errors made by the submitter in this regard.
If you like reading our Editors' premium quality journalism on SuperyachtNews.com, you'll love their amazing and insightful opinions and comments in The Superyacht Report. If you’ve never read it, click here to request a sample copy - it's 'A Report Worth Reading'. If you know how good it is, click here to subscribe - it's 'A Report Worth Paying For'.