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iPMI Magazine Speaks With Caroline Pain, Senior Vice President, Customer Proposition, Aetna International

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Caroline Pain, Senior Vice President, Customer Proposition, Aetna International

In this iPMI Magazine industry exclusive, Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, sits down with Caroline Pain, Senior Vice President, Customer Proposition at Aetna International. They discuss in detail the launch of DNA testing for Aetna International European members and look at how using personalised information can spark actionable lifestyle changes. Please introduce yourself and background in the international private medical insurance market: I have over 20 years‘ experience in management, covering marketing and...

24-10-2019 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Scott Rosen, CEO, MDabroad

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Scott Rosen, CEO, MDabroad

In this iPMI Magazine interview exclusive, Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, sits down with Scott Rosen, CEO, MDabroad. They discuss in detail a new on-demand insuretech assistance solution, First Click Assist™. Please introduce yourself and background in the international medical insurance market: In 2000, I founded MDabroad as an international provider network to linked insurers to medical providers, globally. Since that time, we have contracted with some of the largest providers and insurers to meet...

23-10-2019 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Gary Dawson, Director of Business Development, Pacific Cross Insurance

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Gary Dawson, Director of Business Development, Pacific Cross Insurance

In this iPMI Magazine industry exclusive, Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, sits down with Gary Dawson, Director of Business Development at Pacific Cross Insurance. They discuss in detail the development of the IPMI market in Asia Pacific including IPMI adoption rates, mandatory insurance schemes, IPMI premium costs, insurance broker and intermediary network development and Pacific Cross Insurance international private medical insurance plans. Please introduce yourself and background in the international private...

25-09-2019 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Ryan O'Donovan, Managing Director, Global Individual Private Medical Insurance At Cigna

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Ryan O'Donovan, Managing Director, Global Individual Private Medical Insurance At Cigna

In this iPMI Magazine industry exclusive, Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, sits down with Ryan O’Donovan, Managing Director, Global Individual Private Medical Insurance at Cigna. They discuss Ryan‘s life as an expat, the refreshed Cigna Healthguard℠ plan and the IPMI market. May you please introduce yourself and background in the international medical insurance market? Happy to do so! My first international experience came from working at Citigroup in the Global Shared Services function...

03-09-2019 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Janette Hiscock, CEO Of Global Solutions Europe, United Healthcare Global

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Janette Hiscock, CEO Of Global Solutions Europe, United Healthcare Global

In this exclusive iPMI Magazine interview, Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, sits down with Janette Hiscock, CEO of Global Solutions Europe for United Healthcare Global. They discuss in detail the newly formed European division of UnitedHealthcare Global (UHCG) including what makes UnitedHealthcare Global’s offering different, the new benefits and services added to insurance plans, member access to the best possible healthcare and what we can expect from UHCG in the future. Please...

13-08-2019 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Dr. Gert Muurling, Medical Director, Air Alliance

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Dr. Gert Muurling, Medical Director, Air Alliance

On air ambulance flights, patients are transported with many different complicated medical conditions and injuries, and it is crucial for the safety of the patient and crews that the aircraft is kept meticulously clean. In this iPMI Magazine exclusive interview Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine asks Air Alliance Medical Director and Hygiene Specialist, Dr. Gert Muurling, what the potential hazards are and how the hygiene and infection control on board...

25-07-2019 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Sigal Atzmon, CEO, Medix Group

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Sigal Atzmon, CEO, Medix Group

In this exclusive iPMI Magazine interview, Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, sits down with Sigal Atzmon, CEO, Medix Group, to discuss who Medix Global are, the common international medical insurance market opportunities they assist with and what we can expect from Medix Global in the coming years. Please introduce yourself and background in the international private medical insurance market: I am the founder and CEO of the Medix Group, a global healthcare...

23-07-2019 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Featured News Articles

Costa Fortune – Every 3 Minutes A UK Traveller Now Needs Emergency Medical Treatment Abroad, As The Medical Treatment Bill Hits An 8 Year High

Costa Fortune – Every 3 Minutes A UK Traveller Now Needs Emergency Medical Treatment Abroad, As The Medical Treatment Bill Hits An 8 Year High

Travel insurers are now dealing with the equivalent of one new claim every three minutes from UK travellers needing emergency medical treatment while overseas, with the medical bill at its highest for eight years according to analysis out today (19 August) from the Association of British Insurers (ABI). A claim for heart problems in the US cost £241,000;  £200,000 to treat a brain haemorrhage in China;  £153,000 to treat a fractured...

21-08-2019 iPMI Magazine Travel Insurance News

How Safe Is It To Visit Hong Kong?

How Safe Is It To Visit Hong Kong?

Healix International provides an insight into the current risks for business travellers and offers tips for firms sending employees to the region. It is unlikely that businesses with operations in Hong Kong or sending employees to the region will be unaware of the current unrest.  But some employers may be uncertain about the scale of the risks and what guidance to give to employees. Sebastian Liu, Global Threat Analyst for the Asia Pacific...

21-08-2019 iPMI Magazine Medical Travel Technical Roadside Assistance Company News

Now Health International Bolsters Senior Leadership Team With Strategic Hire

Now Health International Bolsters Senior Leadership Team With Strategic Hire

Now Health International Grouph has appointed Michel Faucher as Managing Director Middle East & Africa (MEA) and Chief Commercial Officer to lead the company’s strategic development in the region. This newly created role forms part of the company’s continued investment in the senior leadership team to enable the business to realise its ambitious growth plans worldwide. Michel is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years’ experience working on both the...

21-08-2019 iPMI Magazine Executive Appointments Movements News

Latest ABI Analysis Underlines Importance Of Preparing For Business Travel Risks

Latest ABI Analysis Underlines Importance Of Preparing For Business Travel Risks

Healix International, the global provider of travel risk management and international medical, security and travel assistance services, has responded to new data from the ABI regarding the costs of medical care overseas. Director of Operations, Marise Caunter said: “Whilst the ABI report was largely focused on claims from holidaymakers, there is no question that businesses need to take heed too.  The eight-fold increase in overseas medical costs will be particularly sobering...

20-08-2019 iPMI Magazine Medical Travel Technical Roadside Assistance Company News

The Hearty Truth – UK Amongst The Worst In The World For Heart Health Awareness

The Hearty Truth – UK Amongst The Worst In The World For Heart Health Awareness

Research shows one in six people have experienced heart problem symptoms in the past six months, yet only half (53%) know what signs to look out for. The UK is suffering from a chronic lack of awareness with regards to detecting and addressing heart health problems and symptoms, new research from Cigna Europe reveals. According to Cigna’s 360 Well-being Survey 2019, which surveyed more than 13,000 people across 22 different countries, Britain...

13-08-2019 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

CEGA To Expose Travel Insurance Fraud In BBC Series

CEGA To Expose Travel Insurance Fraud In BBC Series

Insurance claims validation expert CEGA Special Investigations, a Charles Taylor company, is to film next week for a new series of BBC1's Claimed and Shamed: the popular TV documentary that casts a covert eye over insurance fraud. CEGA will share stories of real-life travel insurance fraudsters with over a million expected BBC viewers; reinforcing the message that fraudulent claims large and small will be found out all over the world, thanks...

09-08-2019 Cost Containment News

The iPMI Market In Focus

International Health Insurance 2019: The Definitive iPMI Market Report

International Health Insurance 2019: The Definitive iPMI Market Report

Leading international private medical insurance publisher iPMI Magazine is excited to announce the launch of “International Health Insurance 2019 - International Health Insurance for Expats, High Net Worth Individuals, 3rd Country Nationals, Domestic Nationals and Global Nomads: Volume 1, 2 and 3.  There are more opportunities than ever for insurers and brokers to sell health insurance globally to locals and internationals. The global demand for health insurance is rising fast; There are opportunities for...

05-04-2019 International Private Medical Insurance Magazine Reports

iPMI Magazine Latest Video

Video: In 2019 The Definition Of An Expatriate Is Obsolete

Video: In 2019 The Definition Of An Expatriate Is Obsolete

The definition of an expatriate is obsolete because more people, including local nationals and expats, regularly travel internationally, due to their lifestyle, income and careers: a view shared by Ian Youngman, author of the brand new IPMI report, International Health Insurance 2019 and Generali Global Health CEO Marco Giacomelli. In the video Generali Global Health CEO Marco Giacomelli explains why IPMI is so important for globally mobile people and why the traditional concept...

19-06-2019 Articles Case Studies

iPMI Magazine Provider Network

iPMI Magazine Provider Network Directory e-Directory July 2019: iPMI - Assistance - Air Ambulance - Funeral Directors - Cost Containment - Claims Management + MORE

iPMI Magazine Provider Network Directory e-Directory July 2019: iPMI - Assistance - Air Ambulance - Funeral Directors - Cost Containment - Claims Management + MORE

You can tell a lot about a business by the company it keeps and iPMI Magazine is proud to present the leading international medical insurers and providers that assist with the cross border medical requirements of the global citizen. Uniting industry leaders under 1 roof the brand new iPMI Magazine payor and provider network directory delivers all the pertinent company intelligence your business needs to navigate the complex world of IPMI.     Enter full...

05-07-2019 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

iPMI Magazine Articles And Case Studies

Coronavirus: Are We Overreacting?

Coronavirus: Are We Overreacting?

Written By Danny Kaine, Head of Assistance at Traveller Assist. Let’s put this into perspective. In 2019, the Centre for Disease Control reports that 61,200 people died from the common flu virus. That’s 168 deaths per day! Compared to Coronavirus that was first reported on December 31st with 213 deaths in total until January 31st. Based on last years statistics, 5,208 people have died of the common flu in that same time period. As a qualified Critical Care Paramedic and a graduate of Harvard Medical School’s, Preventing...

The Challenges Of Living Abroad With Cancer

The Challenges Of Living Abroad With Cancer

Written by Andy Edwards, Global Head of International Health Insurance, AXA – Global Healthcare. Receiving a cancer diagnosis is always daunting, but when that diagnosis is delivered in a foreign country, it can be particularly frightening and potentially, quite a lonely experience. Without warning, someone with a new cancer diagnosis may have to navigate an unfamiliar healthcare system, arrange treatment – sometimes in a foreign language – and in certain countries, find a way of funding their treatment themselves. At AXA – Global Healthcare, our experience shows that...

Nepali Government In Collusion With Private Clinic And Helicopter Company To Close IPPG Volunteer Clinics

Nepali Government In Collusion With Private Clinic And Helicopter Company To Close IPPG Volunteer Clinics

Written by Jonathan Bancroft, Managing Director of Traveller Assist. For the past two-years, the Nepali government has vehemently denied their involvement in the helicopter rescue scam that has defrauded millions of dollars from foreign insurers and claimed the lives of several trekkers. In fact, the Tourism Ministry has not only denied that the fraud happens at all, but they have also gone as far as to accuse the accusers of lying to frame them, in what has been assessed by PR and legal experts as a coordinated...

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