MedAire, company that specializes in medical services, travel and security for aviation and boating, celebrates its 30 years. Founded in 1985 the Flight Nurse Joan Sullivan Garrett to offer on-demand health advice in case of medical emergencies in flight, the company has grown into one of the most important providers of risk management options for travel to passengers and crews of commercial aviation, business and general aviation and luxury yachts.
MedAire is an idea was born after a tragic accident in a street of Arizona in 1983. was an idea born from a tragic roll-over accident on an Arizona country road in 1983: Joan Sullivan Garrett was chief medical officer aboard a helicopter for emergency service which was called in to aid a child injured in an accident. Thanks to this experience and many other, Garrett think you could improve the advanced medical expertise and medical kits available for travelers to save lives. Since then, Garrett had ceased to be a nurse and became an entrepreneur by launching MedAire to bring medical competence level of first aid at the scene of incidents even in remote places. Today his vision and determination, and thanks to MedAire doctors kit, the training and State-of-the-art technology, the components of the crews are well trained and equipped to deal with medical emergency situations in flight and on the ground.
"While the provision of services of MedAire with key customers and markets has grown over the years, my original idea transcends time.” He said Garrett. "Our mission is and always will be saving lives around.”
Source: The Flight