Merchant Navy

Safeguarding the health of seafarers

Every year, medical emergencies force one in five ships to divert from their course at an average of $180,000 per diversion. One in five of these are later found to be non-critical and could have been avoided by the use of telehealth equipment for remote assistance.

An on-board ProEX Telehealth Hub pairs state-of-the-art medical examination tools with consultation from expert healthcare professionals onshore.

Visual observation through specialised cameras combined with data from examination tools and access to the patient’s medical history, provides the best possible overview for the doctor to make their assessment.