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VIKAND appointed as medical consultants for Windstar Cruises

VIKAND appointed as medical consultants for Windstar Cruises
Medical management and consulting services provider, VIKAND (formerly, MHG Medical Management Services), announced it has been appointed by Windstar Cruises as fleet medical consultants effective January 1, 2015.

The Windstar Cruises fleet currently comprises four ships and will be joined by Star Legend  and Star Breeze (currently sailing as Seabourn Legend and Seabourn Spirit for Seabourn) this year.

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,’ she added.

Peter Hult, president of VIKAND confirmed the company is delighted to be partnering with Windstar Cruises, ‘to ensure the highest level of medical services for its fleet.’