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Rescue Alert Medical Alert Review


Rating: 5.6 / 10 (Average)
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Rescue Alert, which was founded in 1981, is a Utah-based provider of medical alerts. A subsidiary of Mytrex, Inc., the company focuses on servicing consumers on a budget. Regardless of the chosen plan, a flat monthly fee, which differs based on cellular versus landline hardware, will provide a no-frills user experience.

How is Rescue Alert rated?

Breakdown

5/10
Equipment
2/10
Monitoring
8/10
Contract & Price
8/10
Reputation

Overall Rating: 5.6 / 10 (Average)

Rescue Alert offers a high-value product geared towards modern technological requirements, with a relatively standard business model. Its tri-tiered pricing structure, which is dependent on desired technological integration, does not require a contract. Technologically, however, it goes toe-to-toe with its competitors, with its cellular and GPS compatibility, long battery life, operational radius, and 24/7 monitoring services. Anyone looking for an affordable medical alert system that can cater towards those those of all variants of mobility will find that it delivers exactly as advertised.

Rescue Alert Equipment

Details

System Types
In-Home Landline
In-Home Cellular
Mobile/GPS
Help Button Option
Necklace
Wristband
Help Button Range
1,000 ft.
Mobile/GPS Battery Life
48 hours

Equipment - 5 / 10

Rescue Alert offers a high-value product geared towards modern technological requirements. Complete with cellular and GPS integration, in addition to basic in-home landline functionality, Rescue Alert caters to users of varying mobility and lifestyle. This is reinforced further by 48 hour battery life, as well as an effective range of 1,000 feet. Despite the lack of a warranty policy, this product offers all the key features one would expect from a medical alert, including automatic fall detection and two-way communication.

Key Features

Wearable 2-Way Communication
Waterproof Help Button
Automatic Fall Detection
Supports Multiple Help Buttons

Additional Info

Cellular Provider Options
AT&T

Monitoring

Key Details

Professionally Monitored
Non-Monitored
Monitoring Center Type
Owned
Number of Monitoring Centers
1

Services

  • 24/7 Monitoring
  • Emergency Dispatch
  • Non-Emergency Dispatch
  • Automatic System Testing

Monitoring - 2 / 10

As with many of its competitors, Rescue Alert offers professional monitoring services with its products. Rescue Alert's lone monitoring center is owned and managed in-house. This service is active 24/7, and allows for both emergency and non-emergency dispatches.

Contract & Price: How much does Rescue Alert cost?

Starting Prices

Landline
$15.95
Cellular
$25.95
Mobile/GPS
$37.95

Contract & Fees

Contract Required?
No
Equipment Fees
$199 for In-house land based equipment. $299 for In-house cellular equipment

Contract & Price - 8 / 10

Rescue Alert's prices are highly competitive, especially when considering that no contract is required. Starting at $15.95, their tri-tiered pricing structure is dependent on the desired level of technological integration. While the lowest price only includes landline functionality, the price points begin to rise as cellular and GPS are included.

Rescue Alert Reputation

Additional Ratings

BBB Rating
A+
BBB Postive Reviews
1
BBB Neutral Reviews
0
BBB Negative Reviews
0
Date Collected
2017-08-18

Reputation - 8 / 10

Rescue Alert is a BBB-accredited business with an A+ rating. However, at present, it has only two resolved complaints and no reviews. Similarly, the company is not rated on Trustpilot.

Contact & Additional Information

Homepage URL
Company Phone
(800) 688-9576
Headquarters Address
10321 South Beckstead Lane, South Jordan, UT, 84095
Mailing Address
10321 South Beckstead Lane, South Jordan, UT, 84095
Year Founded
1986

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O
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2/26/2017
They are very helpful, I would recommend them to everyone I know


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5.6 / 10
  • $20-$28 per month (for standard units)
  • 600 ft. range
  • 60-90 hrs battery life
  • Landline or cellular
  • EMT certified dispatchers