Falck is a Danish based company with business activities in 36 countries. Falck provides emergency medical services in 22 countries on government contracts, business to business and business to consumer basis. In addition to this Falck provides a wide range of other services such as preventive healthcare services and medical examination and treatment at clinics. The company’s main services in healthcare are: Emergency Medical Services (including HEMS), Patient Transportation, Medical Clinics and Doctors On-Call, Occupational Health, International Medical Assistance (travel care), and Health Care Temp Services.
Falck takes part in developing new operational, professional and technologal solutions to the benefit of the patient. Such solultions are developed in close collaboration with our public and private partners and customers. An example is the use of telemedicine in Danish ambulances, which is the result of acollaboration on the treatment of cardiatric patients started up in the late 1990’s and further developed since then. Telemedicine solutions allow the ambulance crews to transfer many vital patient data from the ambulance to the doctors at the hospital.
Falck Helthcare’s nurses, doctors, psychologists, physiotherapists and other professionals make up a well-coordinated team of specialists. As a combined team of therapists, they help customers with everything from prevention of lifestyle diseases and reviews of complicated patient cases to psychological crisis therapy and rehabilitation following an accident. These preventive and health-promoting efforts are provided through private subscriptions, pension companies, job-related schemes and the public sector.
Grupo EMI Falck Denmark A/S runs emergency and medical operations in Latin America. Through Falck’s subsidiary - Grupo EMI - Falck offers a wide range of medical services to 901,228 private subscribers in Columbia, El Salvador, Venezuela, Panama, Ecuador and Uruguay. The services include e.g. pre-hospital care services; ambulance services; EMS services; medical consultations defined as health situations relating to chronic and acute diseases that are not time critical including pediatric consultations; service whereby the subscriber can be attended by a group of specialist doctors at a favorable fee and hospitalization at home: offering medical attention and nursing at ”hospital standards” at home when hospital infrastructure is no longer required but the patient still needs complex attendance and active monitoring. The need for emergency and medical services of high quality in Latin America is high, so this market is in rapid growth.