January 15, 2020

Discovery Health Selected for Maritime Industry Accelerator

We are excited to announce our participation in a new partnership between WeWork, the Washington State Department of Commerce, and the Port of Seattle – the Maritime Blue initiative! Featured in GeekWire, this exclusive workshop series is going to allow us to bring a new level of strategy […]
January 18, 2018

Influenza 2018 Alert

Discovery Health has recently received requests for medical advice for potential influenza affecting mariners at sea. Due to the risks associated with influenza, we applaud vessels that have taken the preventative steps of vaccinating their crew and carrying the vaccine onboard. Please click the link below to read […]
December 7, 2017

Unavoidable Medical Evacuations At Sea

  As 2017 comes to a close, Discovery Health’s team of physicians has responded to nearly 200 medical events at sea.  While 95% of these have been successfully managed at sea, there have been unavoidable medical evacuations and ship diversions, one of which is highlighted in the article […]
November 8, 2017

Importance of Mental Health Support for Mariners

The video by the BBC (link below) highlights the pressures faced by people working at sea and the importance of addressing mental health and suicide prevention. Please take a moment to watch the video and become familiar with the resources linked to the article.  As physicians, we recently […]