Earlier this year, I got very sick towards the end of an exciting international vacation. We had gone to Alaska for a whirlwind trip with my family, including a cruise through the Inside Passage and a few days in Vancouver, British Columbia. My Dad was sick during a good part of the trip and suffered the difficulties of sleepless nights and tired daytime hours. It wasn’t easy for him…I know, because when we were heading home on an all-night flight / layover combination from Vancouver, I succumbed to the cold as well and dealt with a nasty fever and sleepless night. Would overseas medical assistance have helped my Dad and I recover more quickly? I think it definitely could have! [Read more…] about Overseas Medical Insurance: It’s Worth the Expense!
Employee Medical Assistance
Whether for work or leisure, travel is one of the most exciting parts of life. Immersing oneself in places unknown can be both exhilarating and intimidating, but in the best of ways.
However, when preparing for these rewarding experiences, it is important that travelers familiarize themselves with the risks associated with each intended destination and align their preventive actions appropriately. Risk is inevitable and endemic in everything we do. [Read more…] about Before Your Employees Travel Abroad, Know the Security Risks
Yes, it’s true. If you own a small or mid-size business, IMG GlobalSecur can help you ensure that your team gets the security and medical help needed even while traveling out of the country. [Read more…] about Overseas Medical Assistance for Employees? You Don’t Have to be a Big Corporation
As an employer you have a duty of care to your employees if you send them abroad on business, and that counts for both their working hours and their off-duty hours. [Read more…] about Tracking Your Employees for Better Employee and Executive Travel Security
It is a fact of life that from time to time employees get sick, which is why you need to have a sick leave policy for your company, whether you are an executive, or in charge of HR. [Read more…] about Employees Can Get Just As Sick Abroad As They Do At Home