Rick Cochran had a dream – to bring advanced medical care to underserved areas in the U.S. and around the globe. Bolstered by his dream in the early 1980s, he combined his experience working at an advanced medical equipment provider with unshakable determination and founded Outpatient Services of America, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in planning and developing ambulatory surgery centers.
By 1994, OSA had evolved into Mobile Medical International Corporation, manufacturing state-of-the-art mobile healthcare units and military shelter systems for commercial, military, and emergency response applications worldwide. To date, MMIC has 22 mobile healthcare units in its commercial product line, as well as Mobile Breast Care Centers, Mobile Intensive Care, Mobile Laboratory/Pharmacy, Mobile CT Scan/Dental/Ophthalmology, Mobile Ophthalmology and Mobile Endoscopy Units.
Rick started MMIC with five employees, working in the basement of his home in Walden, Vt. Today, with financing support from several SBA-guaranteed loans, MMIC has a staff of 54. Gross revenues for 2010 amounted to $14 million, and net profits rose from $9,835 in 2008 to $1.68 million in 2010. Rick encourages MMIC employees to participate in community events and frequently lends a hand either personally or through a donation to ensure the success of worthy local charitable causes.