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iPMI Magazine Speaks with Antony Brown MBE, Head of Africa, Aetna International

iPMI Magazine Speaks with Antony Brown MBE, Head of Africa, Aetna International

In this exclusive iPMI Magazine interview, Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, met with Antony Brown MBE, Head of Africa at Aetna International. They discussed in detail the international private medical insurance market in Africa, and the Sanlam Pan Africa and Aetna International Global Health Plan. Please introduce yourself and background in the international private medical insurance (IPMI) market: After 10...

19-05-2021 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Janette Hiscock, CEO of Global Solutions Europe, UnitedHealthcare Global

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Janette Hiscock, CEO of Global Solutions Europe, UnitedHealthcare Global

In this exclusive iPMI Magazine interview, Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, met with Janette Hiscock, CEO of Global Solutions Europe, UnitedHealthcare Global. They discussed in detail the COVID-19 global pandemic and how UnitedHealthcare Global has managed the public healthcare crisis, internally and externally.  COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the healthcare industry. How has your organisation managed? As...

18-12-2020 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Jody Baker, Chief Executive Officer, Charles Taylor Assistance

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Jody Baker, Chief Executive Officer, Charles Taylor Assistance

In this exclusive iPMI Magazine interview Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, met with Jody Baker, CEO, Charles Taylor Assistance. They discussed his recent appointment as CEO; the acquisition of CEGA by Charles Taylor; the current COVID-19 pandemic, and how travel, global mobility and business will look in the future.  Can you tell us a little about yourself and...

08-12-2020 Executive Industry Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks with Gitte Bach, CEO and President, New Frontier Group

iPMI Magazine Speaks with Gitte Bach, CEO and President, New Frontier Group

Please introduce yourself and background in the international medical and travel insurance market: My name is Gitte Bach, and I am the President and CEO of New Frontier Group. I started my career in 1990 with International Health Insurance, Denmark. I led the company’s entry into Latin America, helped introduce our new 24/7/365 Alarm Centre and was...

02-12-2020 Executive Industry Interviews

The iPMI Market In Focus

International Health Insurance (IPMI) 2021

International Health Insurance (IPMI) 2021

Leading international private medical insurance publisher iPMI Magazine is excited to announce the launch of the “International Health Insurance 2021" IPMI market report written by leading insurance and healthcare analyst Ian Youngman. There are now 80 million expatriates, 5 million international students, 4 million temporary foreign workers, and 18 million high net worth individuals of which 2.7 million...

18-05-2021 International Private Medical Insurance Magazine Reports

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iPMI Magazine Provider Network Directory June 2021

iPMI Magazine Provider Network Directory June 2021

The June 2021 edition of the iPMI Magazine Provider Network e-Directory is out now, featuring over 80 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...

28-06-2021 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

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Healthcare International (HCI) Announces Management Buyout Backed By Prefequity

Healthcare International (HCI) Announces Management Buyout Backed By Prefequity

Healthcare International (“HCI”), the leading international private medical insurance MGA for expats, is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by its management team led by Ian Wood and backed by Prefequity. As part of the transaction Prefequity will provide HCI with additional capital to accelerate its growth. This will enable HCI to strengthen its management team further, expand and diversify its product range, and enhance its strategic partnerships with...

15-06-2021 iPMI Magazine Mergers Acquisitions News

Introducing: “VIP Booking Concierge” For Pre-Flight Covid-19 Testing In The Americas

Introducing: “VIP Booking Concierge” For Pre-Flight Covid-19 Testing In The Americas

MDabroad, a VIP Medical Assistance Company announces the availability of “The Booking Concierge” for Pre-Flight Covid-19 testing in the USA, Latin America, Mexico and the Caribbean. The service is geared toward travelers who must obtain a mandatory Covid-19 clearance prior to boarding their flight. The service is available throughout key cities and travel markets in LATAM and the Caribbean. Travelers can book the service 24/7 via: www.mdabroad.com/PCR by filling out a simple...

14-06-2021 iPMI Magazine Medical Travel Technical Roadside Assistance Company News

Global Excel Indonesia Launches Hospital Express Discharge Program

Global Excel Indonesia Launches Hospital Express Discharge Program

Global Excel Management Inc, Jakarta, Indonesia – Global Excel Indonesia, a leading provider of Healthcare Risk Management Solutions, today announced the launch of its Hospital Express Discharge Program available in Indonesia and across the region. This unique offering has been designed to drastically reduce wait times in hospitals for members. On average, most hospital stays in Indonesia last 3 to 5 days. Yet once the patient is ready to be discharged...

14-06-2021 Cost Containment News

What Is Happening To Migrant Workers? You May Be Surprised

What Is Happening To Migrant Workers? You May Be Surprised

Ian Youngman, author of the IPMI market leading report, International Health Insurance 2021, reads the 148 page LABOUR MIGRATION IN ASIA: IMPACTS OF THE COVID-19 CRISIS AND THE POST-PANDEMIC FUTURE report from the OECD, so you do not have to. The report is full of figures but far more useful are the comments and trends. I will pick out a few pointers that jumped out and attempt to interpret them. PAST and...

10-06-2021 Articles Case Studies

Healix International Announces Management Changes

Healix International Announces Management Changes

Healix International has announced the appointment of Mike Webb as Chairman of Healix International. Taking over Mike Webb’s role is Charlie Butcher, currently Commercial Director of the business, who has been promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer. By becoming Chairman, Mike Webb, who has been Healix International’s CEO for four years, will continue to be actively involved in the company’s ongoing activity. Under his leadership, Healix International has significantly...

04-06-2021 iPMI Magazine Executive Appointments Movements News

GroupCollect Selects Trip Mate, A Generali Global Assistance Brand, To Offer Travel Insurance For Group Tour Operators

GroupCollect Selects Trip Mate, A Generali Global Assistance Brand, To Offer Travel Insurance For Group Tour Operators

GroupCollect, an online registration and payment platform for professional, multi-day group tour operators has selected Trip Mate, a Generali Global Assistance (GGA) brand to offer travel insurance through its online platform.  "After more than a year, people are optimistic about traveling again," said Corey Black, CEO and Co-Founder of GroupCollect.  "Group tour operators, particularly in the adult segment, have seen a reduction in the number of travel protection product options in recent months. The partnership...

04-06-2021 iPMI Magazine Travel Insurance News

European Air Ambulance (EAA) Proud To Announce Introduction Of Larger, Longer-Range Medical Aircraft

European Air Ambulance (EAA) Proud To Announce Introduction Of Larger, Longer-Range Medical Aircraft

European Air Ambulance has announced a major new investment in its fleet – with the purchase of a larger, longer-range medical aircraft. ‘Major new addition to European Air Ambulance fleet opens up a whole range of new possibilities’, says Director Sales & Marketing, Patrick Schomaker. The Bombardier Challenger 605 will be based at EAA’s state-of-the-art headquarters at Luxembourg Airport, and will become operational for dedicated air ambulance use this summer. “At EAA, we...

03-06-2021 iPMI Magazine Medical Air Ambulance Repatriation Medevac Company News

The Best And Worst Destinations For Living And Working Abroad

The Best And Worst Destinations For Living And Working Abroad

The Expat Insider 2021 Survey is out now, and the results reveal the best and worst destinations for living and working overseas. Ian Youngman, Author of the International Health Insurance 2021 report comments, "Among all the doom and gloom I have heard suggestions that not only were some companies thinking of moving people away from cities into the country but also thinking of moving people abroad. The other vibe is that rather...

28-05-2021 iPMI Magazine Expatriate Life International Living Global Mobility News

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Video: Think Insurtech Broker Academy General Overview - Season 1, Episode 1

Video: Think Insurtech Broker Academy General Overview - Season 1, Episode 1

In this exclusive video, Think Insurtech CEO Olivier LE FAOUDER provides a detailed general overview of the Think Insurtech Saas platform.  Think Insurtech provides Private Medical Insurance (PMI), and International Private Medical Insurance insurers and brokers, the opportunity to manage the A to Z of sales and distribution of medical insurance in a compliant and connected environment. We offer a comprehensive approach and process in working with clients to place both international and domestic...

10-11-2020 iPMI Magazine Information Technology News

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

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Why AXA Leaving The Middle East Is A Big Deal

Why AXA Leaving The Middle East Is A Big Deal

In this article, iPMI analyst Ian Youngman, author of the IPMI market leading report, International Health Insurance 2021 talks about how AXA has left the Middle East and why the press announcements underplay how big a deal this is. AXA has almost completed an exit from Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and all UAE states. It...

13-09-2021 Articles Case Studies

iPMI, COVID-19 And Global Mobility 2021

iPMI, COVID-19 And Global Mobility 2021

Ian Youngman, author of the market leading iPMI report, International Health Insurance (IPMI) 2021, looks at the latest developments in global mobility and international private medical insurance during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Expats are staying put, going back abroad, planning to go back, or going abroad for the first time. Aetna survey Over the years Aetna surveys have tended to...

12-09-2021 Articles Case Studies

iPMI Market Sizing With Ian Youngman, Author, International Health Insurance 2021

iPMI Market Sizing With Ian Youngman, Author, International Health Insurance 2021

Global, national and company IPMI figures are more an art than a science. Many reports claim to have figures but they are either so ancient as to be useless, or guestimates. There are NO official IPMI figures anywhere – but I have only been looking for 30 years! Country figures In most countries health insurance is not a separate...

24-08-2021 Articles Case Studies

What Is Happening To Migrant Workers? You May Be Surprised

What Is Happening To Migrant Workers? You May Be Surprised

Ian Youngman, author of the IPMI market leading report, International Health Insurance 2021, reads the 148 page LABOUR MIGRATION IN ASIA: IMPACTS OF THE COVID-19 CRISIS AND THE POST-PANDEMIC FUTURE report from the OECD, so you do not have to. The report is full of figures but far more useful are the comments and trends. I...

10-06-2021 Articles Case Studies

The Instrumental Role Of Telemedicine During And After The Pandemic

The Instrumental Role Of Telemedicine During And After The Pandemic

In this exclusive iPMI Magazine article, Damian Lenihan, Executive Director for Europe at Aetna International, talks about how telemedicine is positively impacting access to high quality healthcare, during a global pandemic. With record numbers of employees working from home and facing new and evolving health pressures, employers have also begun to embrace telemedicine as a way to...

30-04-2021 Articles Case Studies

Welcome To iPMI Magazine

Welcome to International Private Medical Insurance (iPMI) Magazine, the only dedicated global iPMI business publication.

Due to the nomadic nature of the international private medical insurance (IPMI) market, iPMI Magazine is an internet based news service for worldwide insurance and medical assistance professionals who need to understand the impacts of insurance and healthcare policy, regulatory, and legislative developments.

Over 40,000 senior level business decision makers, in over 120 countries, rely on iPMI Magazine to stay 1 step ahead of the risk and on the inside track of international PMI.

Covering business travelers, high net worth individuals, expatriate and leisure travel markets, iPMI Magazine is the only international news source covering the most exciting sector of international health insurance: international private medical insurance.