VIKAND Appointed by Windstar Cruises as Medical Consultants
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (January 7th, 2015) – Medical management and consulting services provider, VIKAND (formerly, MHG Medical Management Services), announced today that they have been appointed by Windstar Cruises as medical consultants to their fleet, effective January 1st, 2015.
Windstar Cruises provides completely inclusive, luxurious small ship cruising aboard four beautiful yachts, with itineraries across the globe. All staterooms and suites all offer an ocean view, meals are prepared by a premier chef and served in intimate, impeccable style. Each Windstar yacht welcomes fewer than 300 guests. Windstar is also growing their fleet and will add two all-suite power yachts early in 2015.
It is essential to work with an experienced and efficient medical services provider who understand the importance of customer service. VIKAND’s team has extensive experience of cruise ship medical facilities, creating customized standard operating procedures, design and layout of medical centers for newbuilds and refurbishments, equipment calibration and servicing and formulary management.
“We are looking forward to having the VIKAND team working alongside and in support of our medical staff” said Kathy Anderson, Corporate & Divisional Human Resources Director, Windstar Cruises. “VIKAND’s maritime medical expertise will enable us to enhance our medical operation”.
“Windstar Cruises’ unique yachts offer the ultimate in small ship luxury cruising” said Peter Hult, President of VIKAND. “VIKAND is delighted to be partnering with Windstar Cruises to ensure the highest level of medical services for their fleet.”
VIKAND’s services range from full management of medical facilities to individual consulting and service modules, including telemedicine and remote support, auditing and regulatory compliance, formulary and medical equipment management, Pre-Employment Medical Examination advice and support and marine employee wellness programs. VIKAND’s team has extensive experience in the medical field, as well as the marine industry. VIKAND offers flexible medical services tailored to the clients’ unique requirements, managed by a world-class, medical team who offer a 24/7 on-call service to clients. For more information about VIKAND and the services they provide, please visit www.vikand.com.