BLU-MED Response Systems Deployable Medical Facilities have been designed by the experienced Alaska Structures team instrumental in developing the unmatched U.S. Air Force EMEDS field hospitals, the medical shelters of choice for meeting medical and operational needs in extreme conditions around the world.
These state-of-the-art, fully-equipped, portable medical facilities and emergency response shelters can be rapidly deployed to the scene of a disaster to support medical and emergency management services.
PREVIOUS DISASTER RESPONSE EXPERIENCE
2020 Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19)
2019 Measles Outbreak – Samoa (Australian Medical Assistance Team)
2018 U.S. – Mexico Border – Children’s Medical Facility for U.S. Department of Homeland Security – Tornillo, Texas
2018 Flu Epidemic – Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital – Columbia, South Carolina
2018 Hurricane Michael – Florida (International Medical Corps)
2017 Hurricane Harvey – Port Arthur, Texas – (BCFS Health and Human Services)
2016 Central Italy Earthquake – Norcia, Italy
2014 Ebola Outbreak – Monrovia
2013 Typhoon Haiyan – Tacloban, Philippines
2013 SPLA Hospital – Wunjiik, South Sudan
2013 Fukushima Earthquake & Tsunami – Japan
2012 Syrian Refugee Camp – Mafraq, Jordan
2012 Super Storm Sandy – New York
2011 Somalia Refugee Camp – Dadaab, Kenya
2011 Joplin Tornado – Missouri
2011 CDC-HIV Prevention Clinic – Tanzania
2010 Leogane Earthquake – Haiti
2010 Bio-Bio Earthquake – Chile
2009 United Arab Emirates-Moroccan Joint Medical Program – Morocco
2009 L’Aquila Earthquake – Italy
2009 FEMA-DHS Eagle Flooding – Alaska
2008 Hurricane Ike – Texas
2008 Sichuan Earthquake – China
2005 Kashmir Earthquake – Pakistan
2005 Hurricane Katrina – Louisiana
2004 Indian Earthquake & Tsunami, Sri Lanka
DISASTER MEDICAL FACILITIES
BLU-MED Response Systems provide a self-contained, climate-controlled, clean environment for practicing advanced-level medical care at the point of need. Customized options include stand alone and fully-equipped packages for:
- Hospital Surge Capability: Trauma / ER / OR / ICU / Scalable Ward Space
- Triage and Isolation: Negative Pressure Isolation Rooms
- Immunization and Drug Distribution
- Ancillary Clinical Support: Oxygen Delivery / X-Ray / Lab / Pharmacy
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FACILITIES
BLU-MED Response Systems can be configured and equipped for meeting a wide range of mobile medical facility demands in the aftermath of a disaster.
- Training & Exercise Services
- Vendor Managed Inventory: replenishment, maintenance, and repackaging services
RAPIDLY DEPLOYABLE TO MEET IMMEDIATE NEED IN THE APPROPRIATE LOCATION
BLU-MED Deployable Medical Facilities can be stored in space-efficient containers, ready to transport and easy to set up, or man-portable carry bags. Four trained persons can set up one medical shelter in as little as thirty minutes.
SCALABLE TO MEET CHANGING NEEDS
BLU-MED Deployable Medical Facilities are modular and can be easily reconfigured and quickly expanded to create large complexes as demand increases.
CLIMATE CONTROLLED TO ENSURE A SAFE MEDICAL ENVIRONMENT
BLU-MED Deployable Medical Facilities are climate controlled, ensuring a safe medical environment even in extreme conditions, maintaining an interior of 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C) with exterior temperatures ranging from -25°F to 140°F (-31°C to 60°C).
DURABLE TO REMAIN FUNCTIONAL THROUGHOUT THE INCIDENT PERIOD
BLU-MED Deployable Medical Facilities are capable of lasting the duration of a long-term event and recovery. They are engineered to withstand heavy rain, 100-mph winds and a 20-psf snow load.
VERSATILE TO ADAPT TO REGIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND OPERATIONAL NEEDS
BLU-MED Deployable Medical Facilities layout, electrical system, and accessory equipment can be configured for any global region or site condition.
TESTED AND PROVEN
BLU-MED Deployable Medical Facilities are built by Alaska Structures to exacting standards required by the U.S. military, and are proven in recent combat operations and extreme climates around the world.
THE EXCLUSIVE CHOICE OF:
- U.S Air Force EMEDS Program
- U.S. Army Combat Support Hospitals
- U.S. Air Force BEAR Program
- U.S. Special Operations Command Joint Bare Base Program
- The California Emergency Medical Services Authority (CAL EMSA)
PROVEN SUPPORT FOR:
U.S. Air Force · U.S. Army · U.S. Special Operations Command · National Guard · UK Ministry of Defense · United Nations · FEMA · Red Cross · DMAT · Air National Guard · Northwest FEMA Team (Pierce County Search and Rescue, WA) · The State of California · The City of Detroit · Los Angeles Port Authority · The City of Houston · The State of Idaho · The Ohio Hospital Association · The State of South Carolina · The State of Delaware · Nevada Hospital Association · Long Island Jewish Hospital, NY · The State of Utah · Missouri DMAT · Indian Air Force · Libyan Aid · Brazil Air Force · The City of Los Angeles · AmeriCares · International Medical Corps · Emirates World Humanitarian Mobile Hospital · VA Loma Linda Healthcare Systems · Suffolk County New York
OUR SHELTERS HAVE BEEN OR ARE CURRENTLY DEPLOYED IN:
Afghanistan · Iraq · Kuwait · Qatar · Saudi Arabia · Oman ·Bahrain · Turkey · Bosnia · Germany · United States · United Kingdom · Canada · Russia · Aleutian Island · Hawaii · Alaska · North Pole · Antarctica · Peru · Chile · Argentina · Colombia · Pakistan · Sri Lanka · South Sudan · Kenya · Libya · Morocco · Italy · Eritrea · Haiti · Japan · India
Learn more about BLU-MED’s deployable field hospitals (PDF).