iPMI Magazine Featured IPMI News Articles

EMA Global: International Assistance Group’s First Accredited Air Ambulance Provider In Asia

The International Assistance Group’s (IAG) recently initiated Accredited Service Provider (ASP) programme continues to grow, now with the addition of Singapore based air ambulance company EMA Global. “Primarily the ASP programme was put in place to provide the next step in provider selection, across a number of areas and for the benefit of member companies of the IAG,” said Cécile Hermetz, General Manager of International Assistance Group. “However, we are also...

10-10-2017 iPMI Magazine Medical Travel Technical Roadside Assistance Company News

Download: iPMI Magazine International Medical Assistance And TPA Provider Network Directory October 2017

The October 2017 stand alone edition of the iPMI Magazine International Medical Assistance And TPA Provider Network Directory Company Guide is out now. Featuring the latest company data and intelligence from the international emergency medical assistance sector.   This edition of the international TPA and emergency medical assistance company buyers guide features information on Athens Assistance, Egypt In Touch, Healix International, International Assistance Group, Payor Fusion, Rowland Brothers International And Transworld Claims Solutions. For more IPMI payor...

10-10-2017 iPMI Magazine Medical Travel Technical Roadside Assistance Company News

Download: iPMI Magazine Insurance Providers Network Directory October 2017

Download the IPMI Provider Network Directory Company Guide October 2017. Featuring Aetna International, Bellwood Prestbury, Cigna Global IPMI, DavidShield, Generali Global Health, GeoBlue, Globality Health, Healthcare International, Integra Global, Pacific Cross International and Wellaway.  

09-10-2017 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

iPMI Magazine Air Ambulance Owners Operators Brokers Provider Network Directory Company Guide October 2017

The October 2017 stand alone edition of the iPMI Magazine Air Ambulance Owners Operators Brokers Provider Network Directory Company Guide is out now.  Featuring the latest company data and intelligence from the global medical transportation sector. Providers In Focus: Learn All About Leading Emergency Medical Transportation Providers Air Alliance, Awesome Air Evacuation, Jet Executive, Jet Rescue, Quick Air And Tyrol Air Ambulance. Choosing the right international air or ground ambulance provider is critical for insurance and...

08-10-2017 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

White Mountains To Acquire 50% Stake in DavidShield

White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a 50% equity stake in DavidShield, its joint venture partner in PassportCard, and a leading provider of expatriate medical and other accident and health insurance coverages.  Following closing of the transaction, White Mountains and Alon Ketzef, the founder of both DavidShield and PassportCard, will be 50/50 partners in both businesses.  Terms of the transaction were...

04-10-2017 iPMI Magazine Mergers Acquisitions News

Adrian Henry Joins Bellwood Prestbury

Bellwood Prestbury, the specialist global insurance broker, are pleased to announce that Adrian Henry has joined the firm, following a seven-year posting working as the Chief Underwriter Officer for the leading insurance company in Afghanistan. Adrian brings with him a huge wealth of knowledge in multi-line commercial insurance, gained through more than 30 years of professional industry experience in major markets and in remote, post-conflict and challenging high-risk environments. Working with government, international donors and...

27-09-2017 iPMI Magazine Executive Appointments Movements News

Leading Air Ambulance Provider In France Joins International Assistance Group

Bordeaux based air ambulance provider Airlec has joined the International Assistance Group (IAG) as an Accredited Service Provider (ASP). The ASP program was launched in November 2016 as part of the IAG strategy to improve the quality of the provider network globally and offer support on business maters through the network of IAG Partners. “As the only European Air Operator willing to undertake missions during the Ebola crisis, the IAG is delighted to...

27-09-2017 iPMI Magazine Medical Travel Technical Roadside Assistance Company News

Jet Rescue Responds To Earthquake In Mexico

The management and employees of Jet-Rescue, Mexico’s largest air-ambulance Company, are saddened by the devastating loss of life and property in our country. We are grateful that our employees, and their families, are unharmed. Our med-evac operations continue, uninterrupted, from our large base in the Toluca International Executive Airport (45- minutes outside of the Federal District of Mexico), and from our seasonal base in Guadalajara. Jet Rescue Air Ambulance is fully...

21-09-2017 iPMI Magazine Medical Air Ambulance Repatriation Medevac Company News

Global Expansion Of 2nd.MD Innovative Expert Opinion

Second opinions can save lives, and that’s exactly what 2nd.MD is doing by facilitating interactive video consults in the second opinion marketplace. Now reaching 46 countries and covering more than 12 million lives, 2nd.MD performs more expert medical consultations than any other service in the market. Facts and Figures The facts of misdiagnoses and medical error are startling. In the United States alone: Medical error and misdiagnosis is now the third leading cause...

20-09-2017 Articles Case Studies

National Friendly Private Medical Insurance Plan To Ease NHS Waiting Times

National Friendly is pushing its Out Patient Optimum product as a potential solution to UK GP waiting times. The private medical insurance plan offers a range of benefits which importantly includes the ability for customers to gain immediate access to a network of private GPs across the UK, making it particularly suited to patients who are time-poor or who are not prepared to wait on average 13 days for a GP...

20-09-2017 iPMI Product News

iPMI Magazine Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Mr John Casey CEO Pacific Cross International

Mr. Casey has a long history in the ASEAN region and is currently in the Philippines. He is currently both President & CEO of Pacific Cross (Philippines) and Chief Executive Officer and Director of the holding company of his group’s health insurance and related businesses in Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Prior to his current appointment, he was President of a US life insurance company in the Philippines. Aside from directly building a significant health insurance company in the Philippines, he is focused on a long term business plan for the group to establish a common branded ASEAN specialist health insurance business across the region in...

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Andrew Apps Head Of Global Healthcare Bellwood Prestbury About International Private Medical Insurance for High Net Worth Individuals

Please introduce yourself and background in the International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) market: Having enjoyed 32 years working in the PMI industry, the past 26 years exclusively in the international sector, I have gained firsthand experience of how both insurers and intermediaries operate, enabling an understanding of the way each side behaves and the changing demands of one of the insurance industry’s fasting growing sectors. As a seasoned traveller and former expatriate, I have worked extensively across South East Asia, the Former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East, developing business operations with local and multi-national companies. This valuable experience has enabled a unique understanding not...

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