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LexisNexis Risk Solutions and American Medical Association Launch Verify Health Care Portal to Help Keep Provider Directories Up-to-date

InsureTech and Insurance IT News: LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and the American Medical Association (AMA) have launched the Verify Health Care Portal, the clinician attestation component of VerifyHCP, a robust solution…
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  • Dubai Health Authority Launches First Paperless Electronic Financial System
    The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) launched its first integrated electronic financial system. The Smart Dubai Government Establishment revealed that the DHA is the first government entity in Dubai to adopt the smart system, which covers all external and internal financial transactions involving all suppliers dealing with DHA departments and sectors. The DHA has started automating its systems and services to dispose of paper transactions, following the announcement of His Highness Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, who stated that the emirate of Dubai will celebrate the end of…
    Written on Thursday, 12 October 2017 06:51 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • H.E Humaid Al Qutami Meets Officials From NTT Data Services To Discuss The Latest Advancement In Health Insurance Systems
    H.E Humaid Al Qutami, Chairman of the Board and Director General of the Dubai Heath Authority (DHA) emphasized the importance of constantly developing the insurance system in Dubai to simplify the customer’s journey and enable them to receive quality health services through adopting the latest technologies and systems. Al Qatami met with the officials from NTT Data Services, one of the leading international companies in the health technology field that manages health insurance for more than 5000 hospitals around the world including DHA hospitals. During the meeting, Al Qatami discussed with the CEO of NTT Data Services, John MacCain, the…
    Written on Wednesday, 04 October 2017 05:53 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • Dubai Health Authority Launches Bilingual App For Bidding Process For Vendors Who Provide Services To DHA
    The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched a smart bidding app, known as Smart Mazad, for individuals or companies that want to participate in the bidding process to provide services to the DHA. The aim of the app is to make the process of health investment smart and convenient. Eman Khalfan Al Jallaf, director of purchasing and contracts department at the DHA, said: “The aim of the app is to make the process of health investment smart and convenient. Smart Mazad is a bilingual mobile app that allows investors and companies to view all the biddings offered by DHA and…
    Written on Tuesday, 05 September 2017 05:16 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • Cigna Global Health Benefits Introduces Market Leading App
    Through its Cigna Global Health Benefits® (GHB) segment, Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) has announced the launch of its newest solution, The Cigna Wellbeing App™. Available to Cigna GHB North America customers, the app features tools and resources designed to help customers at every step of their wellness program. These include a biometrics tracking dashboard, an extensive health library containing articles and recipes, general health assessments, targeted health and personality assessments that drive app functionality and create personalized programs for the user, and online and telephonic lifestyle coaching for all areas of the health spectrum. Offering access to information about managing…
    Written on Friday, 14 July 2017 04:42 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • IPMI Provider Launches Chatbot
    IPMI provider Now Health International Group has announced the launch of a new Chatbot to complement its existing suite of digital tools and enhance the online customer experience. The Chatbot was developed using the ChatFuel platform and can be accessed via Now Health International’s Facebook Messenger function. At the outset, the new tool has been developed to provide a simple and fast channel for customers to get advice on some of the most frequently asked questions, aligning with the company’s brand proposition to deliver simple and accessible IPMI and health insurance. Over time new capabilities will be added to improve…
    Written on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 05:34 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • LexisNexis Risk Solutions and American Medical Association Launch Verify Health Care Portal to Help Keep Provider Directories Up-to-date
    InsureTech and Insurance IT News: LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and the American Medical Association (AMA) have launched the Verify Health Care Portal, the clinician attestation component of VerifyHCP, a robust solution for monitoring physician information that simplifies a successful data strategy for managing a health plan network. The Verify Health Care Portal uses payer directory information and combines it with LexisNexis Health Care's database of healthcare professionals and its linking technology to pre-populate the portal with updated information on health care professionals to enable simpler and efficient attestation. As a result, health plans are able to present patients with more accurate…
    Written on Thursday, 08 June 2017 08:18 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • New Travel Itinerary App With New Trip Assist Technology For Travellers In South Africa
    Travelport has announced the launch of the new app for the XL Travel Group, one of the largest and most influential travel consortia in South Africa with over 160 travel agency members across both business and leisure travel. The new app, named XLGO, will help customers of XL Travel’s agencies across South Africa, providing advanced mobile travel capabilities such as flexible itinerary management, real-time communications, duty of care and day of travel assistance. With the XLGO app, XL Travel agencies can build stronger relationships with travelers by providing the right experience and information at the right time in the channel…
    Written on Thursday, 08 June 2017 07:51 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • Travel Navigator™ Lands In EMEA
    Travel Navigator™, by Ingle International, has expanded its offerings to the insurance and finance industries, as well as educational institutions worldwide. For insurers, the native mobile apps allow eligible users to access their e-wallet insurance cards in the application, top up their insurance, and manage their travel. Financial institutions have integrated the software into client web portals and direct click to call customer service phone lines as part of their credit card service offerings. Within education, Travel Navigator™ provides inbound and outbound students health, travel, and security content to help students and their chaperones prepare for upcoming trips, travel safely,…
    Written on Tuesday, 11 April 2017 07:52 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • AIG Looks For The Best Drivers In Singapore With New Smartphone App
    AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte. Ltd. (AIG Singapore) has launched a nationwide search to find Singapore’s best drivers with AIG On the Go, a new intelligent driving mobile application. AIG On the Go scores a driver’s performance every time they get behind the wheel, using telematics to measure driving performance against a range of factors including acceleration, braking, cornering and speed. The app provides a score for each completed journey, as well as useful driving tips. From now until 30 June 2017, the driver with the highest score will be crowned AIG Singapore’s “Best Driver in Singapore” and win prizes…
    Written on Friday, 31 March 2017 09:02 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • Bupa Chile And Siemens Healthineers Sign Alliance To Bring Latest Medical Technology And Services To Chile
    Bupa Chile has signed a cooperation agreement with Siemens Healthineers to make advances in diagnostics in its business units, specifically in IntegraMédica medical centers, Clínica Bupa Santiago and its regional clinics. The contract is worth 8 million euros. Over a contractual period of three years, Siemens Healthineers will provide advanced imaging systems and extensive services to IntegraMédica, Clínica Bupa Antofagasta, Clínica San Jose de Arica and Clínica Bupa Santiago who will become the biggest Bupa Clinic worldwide for the group. In its capacity as a health group, Bupa Chile provides integrated healthcare to more than 2 million people in Chile…
    Written on Saturday, 25 February 2017 07:25 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • Insurers Under Pressure To Bridge The Digital Divide
    Almost three-quarters of global insurers (74%) believe their sector has failed to show leadership in digital innovation, according to a new survey by Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company. Willis Towers Watson conducted the survey in conjunction with Mergermarket, and found that an increasing number of insurers now regard investment in digitalisation a priority, especially considering the sector has lagged behind its financial services peers in adopting digital technologies owing to regulations, reluctance and cost. Insurers are finding smarter ways to grow their business through M&A beyond traditional acquisition targets. “Insurers recognise the…
    Written on Friday, 24 February 2017 12:08 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • Chubb Taps IBM For IT Integration and Infrastructure Consolidation
    IBM has announced a new multi-year services agreement with Chubb, the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company, to consolidate and integrate the company's IT infrastructure following ACE Limited's January 2016 acquisition of The Chubb Corporation. Chubb's goals for its IT infrastructure include enhancing productivity and adopting a more agile environment securely designed to further enhance the user experience, deploy services to its customers faster, increase speed to market, and achieve greater overall cost efficiency. Key aspects of this agreement include IBM Cloud offerings for the z Systems mainframe and development and test environments, as well as cloud…
    Written on Friday, 24 February 2017 11:18 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • VIGILINT and Cleveland Clinic to Offer Real Time Telemedicine Service for Global Travelers
    VIGILINT and Cleveland Clinic are collaborating to offer the Global MedAssist Program (GMAP), a telemedicine program available at anytime from anywhere in the world. This collaboration combines VIGILINT's highly specialized emergency physicians and emergency preparedness experts with Cleveland Clinic’s global practice of physicians and specialists. GMAP provides 24/7/365 medical assistance for travelers worldwide. Created in response to the increased demand for high-level medical care and consultations for global travelers, the distance health collaboration augments existing health insurance with on-demand, full-spectrum care through a single point of contact. “We are excited to join forces with world-renowned healthcare leader Cleveland Clinic to…
    Written on Thursday, 16 February 2017 12:08 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • International SOS TeleHealth Service Awarded ISO Certification for Industry Leading Best Practice
    International SOS has been awarded the ISO/TS 13131:2014 certification, for the high standards of its TeleHealth services. This is the second consecutive year International SOS has achieved this benchmark. Awarded by BSI (British Standards Institution), the scheme was launched last year and sets out quality criteria for the delivery of telehealth services. The BSI auditor assessed remote medical assistance, clinical governance and quality management protocols, the ability to meet legal requirements and to protect patient data. Maureen Sumner Smith, Chief Operating Officer for Europe, BSI group, said: “These guidelines were introduced due to rapid growth in the telehealth industry and …
    Written on Thursday, 16 February 2017 12:05 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • Daman Utilises MOHRE Electronic Information Service To Confirm Members’ Eligibility To Receive Abu Dhabi Basic Plan
    Daman has announced it has adopted a new measure to validate residents’ eligibility for the Abu Dhabi Basic Plan – as per health insurance laws and regulations. Following an MoU signed last October, Daman will use the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiritisation’s (MOHRE) Smart Government Enquiry Service to confirm a number of details about a person’s employment status including their salary and their company details. The initiative will ensure that only those who are eligible will be able to enrol in the health insurance plan. Abu Dhabi Basic Plan is applicable to all those earning AED 4,000 a month…
    Written on Thursday, 16 February 2017 09:56 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • Swiss Re And SAP Co-Innovate For Financial Reporting And Business Steering In Reinsurance And Insurance
    iPMI Magazine Insurance Information Technology News: Swiss Re has announced a strategic co-innovation initiative with SAP SE. Working together, the two companies plan to develop a solution to address the increasingly complex demands related to financial steering and reporting of insurance companies from regulators across the globe. Today insurance companies have to manage and report their business according to a large range of different valuations and regulatory reporting standards. Maintaining compliance and consistency is therefore a challenging process, especially as valuations are typically performed sequentially and with many redundancies. New regulations, such as International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 9 and…
    Written on Friday, 10 February 2017 08:05 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • AXA Innovates With "Global Secure", A Unique Solution For International Professional Mobility
    For more than twenty years, AXA has supported French companies in their international expansion projects by offering them, through its various subsidiaries, insurance coverage in health and welfare, medical assistance and security assistance. Now, AXA goes further and brings together all of its expertise to propose a unique and flexible solution called "Global Secure". Adapted to different types of mobility, this solution meets the growing needs of French companies: ensuring the safety and tranquility of their employees at all times and throughout the world, while providing businesses with simplified administrative management. Companies are becoming internationalized and are exposed to increasing…
    Written on Friday, 03 February 2017 10:35 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • IBM’s Watson Helps Employees Tackle Cancer With Best Doctors
    IBM has announced that many IBM U.S. employees fighting cancer will be able to tap into Watson for insights into their cancer treatment as well as potential clinical trial options. Through a unique collaboration with Best Doctors, an expert clinical consultation provider, qualifying IBMers and their family members will have access to Watson’s suite of oncology offerings for insights on cancer treatment options, when covered under IBM’s U.S. medical plan. The benefit will be available as of January 1, 2017. With the patient’s permission, the Best Doctors team will collect medical records and feed relevant data into Watson. Watson will…
    Written on Tuesday, 31 January 2017 12:12 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • TravelTracker 7 Launched By International SOS And Control Risks
    International SOS and Control Risks have unveiled the latest version of the world’s leading traveller tracking and risk mitigation solution, TravelTracker. The new TravelTracker 7 advances the communication capabilities between an organisation and their travellers in times of crisis, and provides a streamlined user experience. Tim Daniel, Senior Advisor, Innovation & Business Strategy, International SOS, said, “Accounting for staff; communicating safety instructions; finding out if your people need assistance – these are all imperative actions during a crisis. Emergency communications must be multi-channel to ensure people that may be affected by a crisis have the information they need to reduce…
    Written on Thursday, 01 December 2016 09:34 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News
  • Aviva Partners With Care First To Offer Employee Assistance Programme App
    Aviva has announced that it has become the first Group Protection provider in the UK to partner with Care first and offer access to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) App. The app is the world’s first EAP app to include a clinically proven, digital proactive prevention tool for stress and anxiety. It will be available to Aviva’s new and existing Group Income Protection clients from 1st January 2017. The app has been specifically developed as a treatment and prevention tool for conditions such as anxiety and depression. Among other features, it uses computerised cognitive behavioural therapy (CCBT) and various mindfulness…
    Written on Thursday, 10 November 2016 09:10 in iPMI Magazine Information Technology News