|[April 07, 2014]
Global Rescue Partners with Wilderness Medical Society
LEBANON, N.H. --(Business Wire)--
Rescue, a worldwide provider of integrated medical, security,
risk management and crisis response services to corporations,
governments and individuals, today announced its selection as the
official medical and security evacuation provider for the Wilderness
Founded in 1983, the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) is the world's
leading organization devoted to wilderness medical issues and
challenges, exploring health risks and safety issues in extreme
situations such as mountains, jungles, deserts, caves marine
environments, and space. With a long-standing commitment to education
and research, the Society covers wilderness medicine topics including
expedition and disaster medicine, dive medicine, search and rescue,
altitude illness, cold- and heat-related illness, wilderness trauma, and
wild animal attacks.
"The Wilderness Medical Society selected Global Rescue as our official
medical and security evacuation services provider for all our adventure
travelers," said Loren Greenway, PhD, CEO of WMS. "Over the years, the
Wilderness Medical Society and its membership have had experience with
Global Rescue and the breadth and depth of their capabilities. I'm happy
that this agreement has come to pass."
"The Wilderness Medical Society is the worldwide authority on wilderness
medicine," said Global Rescue CEO Dan Richards. "We believe our
partnership is an outstanding fit."
Global Rescue will participate in the Wilderness Medicine Conference &
Annual Meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, August 1-6, 2014.
About Wilderness Medical Society
The Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) was founded in 1983 by physicians
for physicians and allied health professionals. The WMS is the world's
leading organization devoted to wilderness medical issues and their
challenges. The Society supports research and outreach with its many
programs. Yearly Research Grants are funded by the Society and awarded
to young investigators at the Annual Meeting. The WMS encourages
community involvement and public service, mentoring, and recruiting
medical students by way of our many active Student Interest Groups.
About Global Rescue
Global Rescue is a worldwide provider of integrated medical, security,
intelligence, travel risk management and crisis response services to
corporations, governments and individuals. Founded in partnership with
Johns Hopkins Medicine, Global Rescue's unique operational model
provides best-in-class services that identify, monitor and respond to
potential threats. Global Rescue has provided medical and security
support to clients during every globally significant crisis of the last
decade. Memberships start at $119 and entitle members to rescue and
transport services to their home hospital of choice.
For more information, call +1-617-459-4200 or visit www.globalrescue.com.
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