ESIS Launches Telemedicine Solution Making Virtual Physician Consultation Available to Clients

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ESIS®, Inc., Chubb's risk management solutions division, has added Telemedicine to its suite of medical services offered through ESIS NurseLine. Available to clients 24/7, this telephonic service provides registered nurses for the triage of work-related injuries.

With the evolution of technology and businesses embracing telemedicine as an alternative to emergency room and urgent care visits, ESIS' integration of virtual consultation helps to address and support the growing need and desire for telemedicine services by both employers and employees. These enhanced capabilities will provide ESIS NurseLine clients with access to 24/7 medical consultation for primary injury assessment via video conference through smartphone or tablet devices.

"Our new telemedicine solution further strengthens our NurseLine capability by offering virtual doctor visits when care is needed," said Veronica Cressman, Vice President, ESIS Medical Programs. "ESIS' NurseLine program has already significantly reduced the number of unnecessary emergency room and urgent care visits. We are confident this telemedicine solution will provide clients with added convenience and greater cost savings to better manage their workers compensation programs."

ESIS Offers Distinct Claim Management Approach

ESIS®, Inc., a Chubb company, provides claim and risk management services to a wide variety of commercial clients. ESIS' innovative best-in-class approach to program design, integration, and achievement of results aligns with the needs and expectations of our clients' unique risk management needs. With more than 60 years of experience and offerings in both the U.S. and globally, ESIS provides one of the industry's broadest selections of risk management solutions covering both pre and post-loss services. For more information, visit us at www.esis.com.

About Chubb

Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London, and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: chubb.com.

SOURCE Chubb

For further information: Media contact: Laurie Taylor: (908) 903-2611; ltaylor@chubb.com

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