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Over Twenty Years of Experience Delivering Remote Medical Services to the MaritimeIndustry:
In operation since 1989, Maritime Medical Access (MMA) providesa vital link to the delivery of appropriate medical care for shipping vessels, aircraft,yachts and teams in remote locations. We deliver worldwide telemedicine advice,clinical case management, repatriation, training, and recommendations for medicalequipment and medicine chests all through one centrally managed and secure clientportal.
Why Choose Maritime Medical Access?
Global access to our Board Certified emergency medicine physicians has enabled companiesand individuals to reduce unnecessary medical expenses and the risk of liability.Our relationship with The George Washington University Medical Center ensures current,state-of-the-art, medical practices and case management for our ill or injured clients.
Maritime Medical Access as Featured in Marine Electronics & Communications (Aug/Sept 2012)
About the Worldwide Emergency CommunicationsCenter:
Maritime Medical Access delivers seemless communications and operationssupport through our Worldwide Emergency Communications Center or (WECC). TheWECC is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by medically trained operatorswho professionally patch the patient to the on-call physician. From any locationin the world, our clients have direct access via phone, email or through our Tandberg95 video-teleconference unit to emergency physicians as well as over 550 specialtyphysicians for immediate, remote medical consultation.
We encourage you to learn more about Maritime Medical Access services, benefits and medical team.
Maritime Medical Access is accessible twenty four hours a day, seven days a weekvia telephone, fax or email. Call the MMA hotline at 202-715-4219.
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WhenExperience Matters Most: Recent Emergent Appendicitis Evacuation
In November of 2011 a container vessel contacted Maritime MedicalAccess regarding a crew member presenting with stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting,and diarrhea. The symptoms had been present for approximately 12 hours prior promptingtheir medical officer to contact MMA. After a remote consult with the MMA on-callphysician and worsening symptoms, the physician recommended that the patient beevaluated immediately ashore to rule out the presence of an Appendicitis...readfull case