International SOS Expands TeleConsultation Service for the Global Workforce. The clinical service is now available in 16 countries1 and territories worldwide, complementing its global TeleHealth services with virtualised access to local credentialed providers in the International SOS Global Assistance Network. The new service enables clients and members from around the world to further benefit from this global TeleConsultation footprint, with the benefits of local medical knowledge and locally fulfillable prescriptions, when necessary.
The new TeleConsultation service is provided in conjunction with International SOS global 24/7 Assistance Centre platforms, which provide medical and security information, advice and referrals around the clock to members travelling or working abroad.
Benefits of the service:Reduced business disruption via efficient access to local care Compliant with local medical regulations and licensing requirements Understanding of local health environment at the patient’s location Knowledge of the names and availability of local medicines Ability to provide locally fulfillable prescriptions Teleconsultation within the framework of an integrated medical support with a personalised follow-up and management Multi-lingual support to refer patients to the services of a general practitioner, a specialist or emergencies if necessary
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1 Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, UK, USA.