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Telemedicine, or the use of electronic equipment to provide remote diagnosis and medical treatment, can trace its roots back to the 1960’s “Space Age”, when the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) first put human beings in space.[1] Beginning primarily with the use of electronic signals to simply transfer medical data, it has grown … Continue reading “THE NEXT STEP – WELLNESS AT SEA”

By Lawrence Jacobson, Managing Director P&I, Future Care, Inc., a provider of medical management and cost containment services to the maritime industry. Under the general maritime law of the United States and in many maritime countries the shipowner owes all seafarers in his employ a duty of care in the event of any injury or … Continue reading “Fulfilling the Shipowner’s Duty of Care to Crewmembers”

FutureCare was featured in Marine Log. Click the image below to see the full article.

Future Care, Inc., CEO, Christina DeSimone, presented at this year’s CMA Shipping 2017 Conference, held in Stamford, Connecticut.  DeSimone discussed the mitigation of crewmember medical claims utilizing innovative techniques, such as Tele-Medical Physician Advice at Sea and Future Care’s unique Caring for the Crew Program®. Amongst the other distinguished panelists, were Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, … Continue reading “Future Care Presents at CMA Shipping 2017, Stamford, CT”