August/September 2009 (vol. 06/2)

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Remote case management

Moving towards the virtual OH hub


With businesses increasingly turning to online communication and service delivery, Ingolv Urnes asks if OH can function in a 'virtual hub'.

THE economic downturn is forcing us to rethink the way we work. Business people have literally stopped flying as face-to-face meetings are being substituted by video conferences and online collaboration. In the future, occupational health professionals will have to embrace the idea of working in a virtual hub and communicating almost exclusively with the employee and other stakeholders using the…

Ingolv T Urnes is the founder and principal of psHealth. He is also the founder and a non-executive director of Active Health Partners.

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Occupational Health at Work August/September 2009 (vol. 06/2) pp29-31

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