After a year and half of lockdowns, losses, masks, and tests, things feel like they’re starting to even out. Everything from office space to restaurants are opening again. Festivals are live and kickin’ and international travel is back on the table. And for this, of course, we say thank you to the various vaccines developed by Pfizer, Moderna, and Oxford/AstraZeneca. And moreso, we’re grateful for the standardized science that has allowed the vaccine to be developed so rapidly. Now for the challenge:...

Medical Courier work is differentiated from other last-mile courier efforts due to: The nuances of effectively handling specimens, medications, samples, medical equipment and more (biohazard, cold chain, special handling etc.) The training and certification required of Management and Drivers The urgency and sensitivity that is required with every delivery The variability and dynamics of the ever changing healthcare landscape Over the past 50 years, Medical Couriers Inc. has built a reputation for effectively navigating the challenges above.  Our emphasis on...

Medical and Rx delivery requires a higher level of service than most other types of final mile delivery. It demands a heightened sense of urgency. Minutes in our world can literally mean the difference between life or death in someone else’s. We need to move quickly and without error, while we focus on protecting sensitive patient health information. We need to hold the keen understanding that every package, specimen, and medicine delivery represents an active and unfolding story of someone’s life. As...

Time matters when you’re awaiting COVID-19 lab results. Slow test specimen delivery can leave patients wondering if they're positive for several extra days, if not weeks. This is especially true as continued lockdowns and strict rules have bogged down the UPS and FedEx delivery routes. Over the winter season, weather delays caused the loss of some specimens by these delivery services, which led to some patients having to retake their tests. No medical courier service in California was willing to build a...

As major companies in California wait on the edge of their seats to see if AB 5’s counter legislation, Proposition 22, will pass, many healthcare services companies are blind to the financial impact and repercussions this legislation will have on their business.  In our latest blog, The Hidden Costs of AB 5 to Medical Transportation, we outline how medical companies are facing liabilities and massive cost increases due to AB 5 legislation. While Prop 22 was introduced in response to the...

  You may have heard of the effects of AB 5 to major companies but have you considered the liabilities and massive cost increases associated with your delivery vendors?  As the oldest employee-only medical courier in the market, we’ve weathered through every major up and downturn in the market and every regulation impacting the medical transportation industry.  We can give you our expert opinion about where the industry is headed. In this in-depth guide, we break down how the cost of benefits, service...