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Awesome Air Evac Achieves EURAMI Accreditation

Awesome Air Evac, situated at Lanseria International Airport in South Africa, achieved their European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI) accreditation on 8 November 2017, being only the second air ambulance in South Africa, and the fourth in Africa, to achieve this status. Accreditation was awarded in the Fixed Wing category with medical endorsement in Adult Critical Care. Being awarded EURAMI accreditation is testament to the high standard of the quality management systems and...

10-11-2017 iPMI Magazine Medical Air Ambulance Repatriation Medevac Company News

Download: iPMI Magazine Insurance Providers Network Directory November 2017

Download the IPMI Provider Network Directory Company Guide November 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.  

10-11-2017 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

Download: iPMI Magazine International Emergency Medical Assistance And TPA Services Network Directory November 2017

The November 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...

09-11-2017 iPMI Magazine Medical Travel Technical Roadside Assistance Company News

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

The November 2017 stand alone edition of the iPMI Magazine Air Ambulance Owners Operators Brokers Provider Network Directory Company Guide is out now.  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 assistance companies, plus private corporations, governments and NGOs. In 2017 medical payors...

08-11-2017 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

G7 Mortuary Shipping Join International Assistance Group To Boost International Funeral Services

Specialising in the transport of human remains within Latin America and to/from the region, G7 Mortuary Shipping (G7MS) has recently joined the International Assistance Group (IAG), the largest alliance of assistance companies and providers worldwide, under the Accredited Service Provider programme. Although it is unknown to many, countries in Latin America and often different regions within a country have their own specific laws and procedures with respect to funeral services. Therefore, G7MS...

31-10-2017 iPMI Magazine Medical Travel Technical Roadside Assistance Company News

Aetna International - Voted Best Group International Private Medical Insurance Provider For The 5th Year In A Row At This Year’s Health Insurance Awards

Leading international health benefits provider, Aetna International (www.aetnainternational.com), has been voted Best Group International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) Provider for the fifth year in a row at this year's Health Insurance Awards.  The awards are voted for by brokers and acknowledge the provider that is best supporting corporate customers around the world. "To be awarded 'Best Group IPMI Provider' for five consecutive years is a tremendous achievement" said Aetna International President, Richard...

21-10-2017 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

Nick Bushell Appointed MD At Healix Health Services

Healix Health Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Bushell as Managing Director.  With 27 years’ experience in the UK healthcare/ employee benefits market, Nick Bushell has wide ranging experience in creating, managing and motivating high performing sales and management teams.  Nick has worked for insurers such as Bupa and Royal Sun Alliance but is probably best known for his intermediary experience, having held senior positions with Lorica where he...

19-10-2017 iPMI Magazine Executive Appointments Movements News

Expatriate IPMI And International Healthcare Insurance Plans For Groups And Individuals In Switzerland

In partnership with local health insurance provider KPT and Allianz Global Assistance, Allianz Worldwide Care has launched a range of expatriate healthcare insurance plans for groups and individuals in Switzerland. Catherine Loeffel, Member of the Board at KPT said, “We’re extremely proud to partner with Allianz Worldwide Care, one of the world’s leading international health insurers. KPT is thrilled to add to our experience of serving an international clientele with partnerships that...

12-10-2017 iPMI Product News

Neonatal Transport Out Of The UK: Air Alliance And Embrace Enter Strategic Partnership

This summer has seen Air Alliance’s in-house clinical capabilities continue to evolve. They have cemented their clinical partnership with Embrace, a CAMTS accredited neonatal and paediatric transport service hosted by Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, by undertaking a number of transfers since August. “We believed that it was extremely important to work with a specialised and experienced retrieval team on these types of transfers” states Jane Topliss, Director of UK Aeromedical Services. “By...

12-10-2017 iPMI Magazine Medical Air Ambulance Repatriation Medevac Company News

Swiss Re Opens Modern Office Building On Zurich's Mythenquai: Swiss Re Next

After ten years of planning and construction, Swiss Re is opening one of the most modern office buildings in Switzerland at its head office on Mythenquai in Zurich: Swiss Re Next. With the new building, realised by Diener & Diener Architects, Swiss Re underlines its commitment to Zurich, where the company was founded more than 150 years ago. The new offices set a milestone on the path towards Campus Mythenquai, where...

12-10-2017 iPMI Magazine Reinsurance News

iPMI Magazine Interviews

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...

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...

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