Posts Tagged ‘InterGlobal’
Medical evacuations are one of the costliest expenses for international health insurance companies, wrote Peter Pallot in Health Insurance & Protection Magazine: Growing numbers in the insurance industry believe there are economies to be made in the tricky field of medical evacuations. Tricky because medivacs essentially involve life-threatening situations, while the cost of just one [...]
Political turmoil in the Middle East and natural disasters in Japan have shown the wisdom in adding emergency evacuation clauses to expatriate insurance plans, notes The Telegraph. The challenging nature of emergency evacuations has in turn led both medical assistance firms and insurance companies to team with private security contractors. Three years ago the UK’s [...]
The earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that struck Japan in March will likely pressure the country’s renowned health care system, concluded The Telegraph‘s Peter Pallot in an article yesterday. Japan’s reputation for health excellence is partly a result of the high-tech approach hospitals have adopted toward care (“We’re years behind,” said a senior British surgeon [...]
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