Healthcare and emergency medical support specialist International Medical Management (IMM) has secured a partnership with global medical and security assistance provider CEGA.
Aberdeen headquartered IMM, which provides travel and health services has increased turnover to £500,000 in the last year following contract wins in the oil and gas, renewables and fishing industries.
IMM operates the only travel clinic in Aberdeen to be accredited by the Medical Advisory Service for Travellers Abroad (MASTA).
The new strategic alliance with CEGA, a provider of medical and security assistance with a world-wide reach will give energy industry clients emergency access to global trauma doctors, together with medical support from CEGA’s 24-hour UK response centre.
Susan Reid, general manager of Aberdeen-headquartered IMM said: “Despite the downturn, we have continued to grow and invest in our personnel, technology and capability to provide a unique “out of the box” way of thinking on how best to provide health care for the energy industry.
“Partnering with CEGA allows us to offer a holistic medical service. CEGA’s multinational, multi-sectoral expertise significantly expands our network. In the management of CEGA we have found like-minded professionals who share our vision achieving a service provision that is driven by our clients’ unique requirements where we then work collaboratively to achieve their global operational needs.”
Jody Baker, commercial director at CEGA Group, added: “This partnership delivers optimum medical support to workers in the oil, gas and renewable energy industries, by uniting the skills of our specialist clinical teams worldwide.
“Our current support to the offshore subsea sector has provided us with a global knowledge of the energy industry. IMM’s determination to drive change and employee welfare was a key factor in our decision to work with them as our preferred partner.”
IMM, which was founded in 2004, provides offshore and onshore medical services, corporate health and wellbeing sessions, and travel medicine healthcare consultancy with broad experience in Europe, Africa, South America, Russia and the Far East.
CEGA is a world-class provider of medical and security assistance, air ambulance repatriation, travel risk management and claims services and deals with over 40,000 cases per year. It supports a blue-chip client base that includes many leading banks, insurance companies, charities, NGOs and other global brands.
CEGA is part of the Charles Taylor Group, a leading professional services company that has supported clients across the global insurance market since 1884. The group has 71 offices spread across 28 countries. This gives CEGA access to worldwide resources and expertise that complement its own extensive global network.