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iPMI Magazine Speaks With Simon Miller, Senior Director of Proposition at Aetna International

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Simon Miller, Senior Director of Proposition at Aetna International

iPMI Magazine's CEO, Christopher Knight, speaks with Simon Miller, Senior Director of Customer Proposition at Aetna International. They deep dive into how COVID-19 has impacted the mental health agenda, what employers can do to ensure a thriving workplace, and how apps and coaching via text can build positive coping mechanisms. Hi Simon. Can you tell us a bit about how you first got started in health insurance and have you’ve seen it...

02-10-2020 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Mary-Jo McDonald, Managing Director, Europe, Global Excel Management

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Mary-Jo McDonald, Managing Director, Europe, Global Excel Management

iPMI Magazine's CEO, Christopher Knight, speaks with Mary-Jo McDonald, Managing Director for Europe at Global Excel Management. They discuss in detail how COVID-19 has affected the industry, life after lockdown and the impact on the travel industry for leisure, business and student travel markets. Broadly speaking, can you tell us what steps Europe is taking towards life after lockdown? We know that European countries’ response to this pandemic has varied in...

28-08-2020 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Dr. Ian Russinoff, Medical Director, Generali Global Assistance Travel Assistance & GMMI, Inc.

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Dr. Ian Russinoff, Medical Director, Generali Global Assistance Travel Assistance & GMMI, Inc.

For the past few months, we have read and heard just about everything on the Covid-19 virus pandemic that has now impacted and remains to impact the entire world. Confinement, quarantine, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), life has organized itself around this new normal.  In this exclusive interview Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, met with Dr. Ian Russinoff, Medical Director at Generali Global Assistance Travel Assistance and GMMI, Inc. to get his...

17-07-2020 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Jody Baker, Commercial Director, Charles Taylor Assistance

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Jody Baker, Commercial Director, Charles Taylor Assistance

In this exclusive iPMI Magazine interview, Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, sits down with Jody Baker, Commercial Director, Charles Taylor Assistance. They discuss in detail Charles Taylor Assistance, their services, the types of clients they work with, the current international medical assistance and cost containment market and the affect of COVID-19 on the industry. Please introduce yourself and your background in the international private medical and travel insurance market: I joined Charles Taylor Assistance...

09-04-2020 Executive Industry Interviews

The iPMI Market In Focus

International Health Insurance 2020: The Definitive iPMI Market Report Is Out Now

International Health Insurance 2020: The Definitive iPMI Market Report Is Out Now

Leading international private medical insurance publisher iPMI Magazine is excited to announce the launch of “International Health Insurance 2020" - International Health Insurance for Expats, High Net Worth Individuals, 3rd Country Nationals, Domestic Nationals and Global Nomads. 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 health insurers and brokers; The numbers...

17-06-2020 International Private Medical Insurance Magazine Reports

iPMI Magazine Provider Network

iPMI Magazine Provider Network Directory September 2020

iPMI Magazine Provider Network Directory September 2020

The September 2020 edition of the iPMI Magazine Provider Network e-Directory is out now, featuring over 70 pages of international private medical insurance and assistance company intelligence. The iPMI Magazine network consists of a wide range of leading international medical payors and service providers, on call, 24/7 to assist you manage worldwide medical risks during a global pandemic. The international medical network covers all sectors of the global medical insurance business, and you...

01-09-2020 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

iPMI Magazine Featured News Articles

Healix International Announces SAP Concur Partnership To Help Employers Locate And Communicate With Employees During Critical Incidents

Healix International Announces SAP Concur Partnership To Help Employers Locate And Communicate With Employees During Critical Incidents

Leading international health and security provider, Healix International, has announced plans to integrate with SAP® Concur® solutions. SAP Concur is the world’s leading brand for travel, expense and invoice management solutions. The new version of the Healix Sentinel Tracker will leverage SAP Concur data to address the safety challenges facing employers with global workforces.“In today’s world, with the persistent risk of high-impact localised security incidents occurring in even some of the safest...

03-09-2020 iPMI Magazine Medical Travel Technical Roadside Assistance Company News

Health Checklist To Help Airlines Implement ICAO COVID-19 Guidance

Health Checklist To Help Airlines Implement ICAO COVID-19 Guidance

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released an airline self-assessment health checklist to support the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Take-off: Guidance for Air Travel through the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis.  The Take-off guidance is the global standard framework of risk-based temporary measures for governments and the air transport value chain for safe operations during the COVID-19 crisis. “Safety is always the number one priority for air transport. And the challenges of COVID-19...

18-08-2020 iPMI Magazine Travel News

European COVID-19 Impacts Continue To Worsen As Border Restrictions Remain

European COVID-19 Impacts Continue To Worsen As Border Restrictions Remain

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released an update to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on air passenger numbers, employment and economies across Europe, and urged governments to coordinate to lift border restrictions and find alternatives to quarantine measures to avoid further economic damage. Although the European market has seen an increase in the number of flights in recent months, supported by the reopening of borders between countries of the...

17-08-2020 iPMI Magazine Travel News

Generali Global Assistance Launches Email Health Check To Enhance Identity Monitoring For GEICO Customers

Generali Global Assistance Launches Email Health Check To Enhance Identity Monitoring For GEICO Customers

Generali Global Assistance, the developer of a proprietary identity and cyber protection platform has announced that it has launched Email Health Check for GEICO Insurance Agency customers. Email Health Check is an interactive tool that provides customers with immediate detailed breach search results so that users know if their email address is secure. If consumer emails are compromised, Email Health Check outlines what steps to take to safeguard their sensitive information. Paige Schaffer, CEO...

12-08-2020 iPMI Magazine Information Technology News

Bupa 2020 Group Half Year Financial Results

Bupa 2020 Group Half Year Financial Results

Key points Half Year 2020 results reflect the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across all of Bupa, although the operational impact varied by line of business and by geography Disruption caused by COVID-19 to our healthcare provision and aged care businesses during the period, along with reduced investment earnings, more than offset the improved profit performance in our insurance businesses Our priority has been to focus on the welfare of our customers, our...

07-08-2020 iPMI Magazine Insurance Industry Company Results News

Dr. Neil Crooks Appointed As New UK Medical Director At Air Alliance

Dr. Neil Crooks Appointed As New UK Medical Director At Air Alliance

Air Alliance Medflight is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Neil Crooks as UK Medical Director. Neil brings with him a wealth of experience in the aeromedical sector having worked as Deputy Medical Director for Air Alliance for 4 years and previously at Air Medical Ltd as well as undertaking commercial medical escort transfers for over 14 years. Neil is a consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia based at University Hospitals...

04-08-2020 iPMI Magazine Medical Air Ambulance Repatriation Medevac Company News

UnitedHealthcare Named Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand

UnitedHealthcare Named Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand

For over 40 years, UnitedHealthcare has focused on connecting people to better health by building health plans and innovative programs for all ages and stages of life. For the first time, the company is being recognized by Kantar BrandZ as a Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand, coming in at No. 86 on the 2020 list. This follows last year’s recognition ranking the company as a top 100 U.S. brand.  Kantar arrives at brand...

04-08-2020 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

Online GPs Could Save Employers £1.5 Billion In Lost Working Time

Online GPs Could Save Employers £1.5 Billion In Lost Working Time

From banking and shopping to business and healthcare, our daily experiences are increasingly digital - and this has been accelerated all the more by the coronavirus pandemic.  Digital health: the changing landscape of how we access GP services explores the scope for GPs to further embrace digitally delivered care. Whilst the pandemic has highlighted the commitment of those working in the healthcare sector, it also enables us to look at how innovation can...

23-07-2020 iPMI Magazine Information Technology News

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VIDEO: Health, Wellbeing And Family All Move Up The Priority List For Those Working Abroad Post COVID-19

VIDEO: Health, Wellbeing And Family All Move Up The Priority List For Those Working Abroad Post COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 has led to a shift in values for many in the expat community, with 62% saying their future plans have been impacted as a result of the pandemic. Of those, 53% claim that health and wellbeing is now a greater priority for them and 48% say that family is a bigger priority now than it was before COVID-19. The majority (73%) say that the health and wellbeing of their...

22-07-2020 iPMI Magazine Expatriate Life International Living Global Mobility News

A Video Message from Gitte Bach, CEO and President, New Frontier Group

A Video Message from Gitte Bach, CEO and President, New Frontier Group

A message for everyone, from Gitte Bach, President & CEO at New Frontier Group – please listen in.

24-04-2020 Cost Containment News

iPMI Magazine Articles And Case Studies

Is The World Finally Taking Telemedicine Seriously?

Is The World Finally Taking Telemedicine Seriously?

Nothing has accelerated the take-up of virtual health services more than Covid-19, so are we looking at lasting changes in consumer health care behaviour? asks Dr Sneh Khemka, VP of Population Health, Aetna International. With the legacy of lockdown still fresh in our minds, many simple tasks have suddenly become much more complicated. Activities that we previously took for granted in the western world, such as visiting the doctor to access everyday treatments, are now clouded by concerns around social distancing and the risk of infection. Fortunately...

Travel Anxiety: Looking To The Future

Travel Anxiety: Looking To The Future

By Chris Knight, Head of Assistance for Charles Taylor Assistance: providers of global medical & security assistance, travel risk and claims management. Not so long ago, global travel intelligence platform Skift coined the term, "Permanxiety" to describe the high levels of worry felt by business travellers - about everything from technology to terrorism and culture wars to climate change.  Little did it anticipate the coming of COVID Anxiety to add to this extensive list. Growing worries Back in March of this year, almost every member company of the Global Business Travel Association...

Travel And Healthcare In A Post-COVID-19 World

Travel And Healthcare In A Post-COVID-19 World

By Jenny Cohen Derfler, CEO of Air Doctor Few anticipated this crisis. Everyone is speculating – although "fantasizing" might be a better word – about what the post-COVID-19 world will look like. Experts say that the situation could be under control in the countries that became infected first, but the COVID-19 situation changes too fast, so it is difficult to predict the future.  Despite the tragedy unfolding around the globe, with entire countries closed to the outside world, ultimately, travel will resume, albeit in stages. Business travel will probably...

The Post Pandemic Reality - How Businesses Can Prepare For Re-Opening Of Their Organisations

The Post Pandemic Reality - How Businesses Can Prepare For Re-Opening Of Their Organisations

Healix International, the global travel risk management and international medical and security assistance provider has published the first in a series of whitepapers ‘The post pandemic reality’ exploring what businesses can do to prepare for the re-opening of their organisations.   The white paper can be downloaded by following this link https://info.healix.com/en/post-pandemic-reality The whitepaper covers: What thresholds should be met before re-opening? What site measures are needed prior to “day one” of return? What should be included in a return to office plan? How can you best take care of your...

COVID-19 And Its Impact On The Middle East And North Africa (MENA) Region

COVID-19 And Its Impact On The Middle East And North Africa (MENA) Region

Jacob Weiss – Global Threat Analyst – MENA for global travel risk management and international medical and security assistance provider, Healix International, provides an insight into the impact of COVID-19 in the Middle East and North Africa. The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread to every country in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with the impact likely to be immediate and long-lasting. Before the first case of COVID-19 was reported in the region, large-scale protest movements fuelled by economic inequality had already spread across...

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