Medical Drone Service to Enhance Healthcare Access in Netherlands

Improving Healthcare Access with Medical Drone Service

RigiTech, a Swiss drone delivery company, has collaborated with Medical Drone Service to enhance healthcare access in the . The partnership, which includes ANWB Medical Air Assistance and PostNL Health, focuses on improving patient care by expediting delivery of crucial medical supplies through the use of the innovative Eiger drone model.

The Eiger drone offers:

  • Payload capacity of 3 kg in a dedicated medical bag compartment
  • Ability to transport up to 180 blood tubes, a minimum of 3 blood bags, or various medications
  • Flight range of approximately 100 km, enabling rapid and efficient delivery

With comprehensive training from RigiTech, Medical Drone Service personnel are equipped to navigate the Eiger platform's hardware and software intricacies. The manufacturer's program also provides insights into scaling medical drone operations and seamless integration with existing healthcare infrastructure.

Notable features of the Eiger drone include:

  • Yellow wings, evoking trauma helicopter imagery
  • An onboard parachute system, allowing flights over densely populated areas and expanding operational capabilities

In the coming months, Medical Drone Service will conduct testing procedures before launching its maiden route, marking a significant step toward enhancing healthcare accessibility and responsiveness through drone technology.

Medical Drone Service To Enhance Healthcare Access In Netherlands

Photos courtesy of Medical Drone Service.

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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ or @hayekesteloo.

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