July 1, 2020

Global occupational health services company, Iqarus, is now carrying out 50% of all consultations remotely to protect the health of energy industry workers. This has been fuelled by the impact of COVID-19, soaring from just 2% usage before the pandemic.

Iqarus, part of International SOS, has been working around the clock with clients to support those with confirmed cases of coronavirus and implement preventative measures. This is alongside providing sickness absent management via video or telephone calls. The secure telemedicine platform provides video conferencing for return to work and routine occupational health consultations often required by international oil and gas firms.

The service is fully secure and compliant with the data protection and security provisions required of medical information handlers. In addition, International SOS is the first company globally to receive ISO certification for TeleHealth services. Read more…