Surgeon Ian Paterson went to prison in May for carrying out unnecessary cancer operations and this case has highlighted gaps in the insurance coverage of medical malpractice
Could you and your providers be trusted to come up with an innovative solution to save your customer's life, asks Chris Knight, head of corporate services, CEGA Group.
Global health insurer ALC Health, known as a la carte healthcare, has become a Lloyd's coverholder in Hong Kong and opened an office in the Special Administrative Region.
The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a public consultation to see if changes are needed to make it easier for people with cancer to get travel insurance.
With technology reshaping the insurance industry, incumbents need to disrupt the very business models they helped create in order to meet fast-changing customer expectations, writes Maurice Tulloch, CEO, international insurance, Aviva.
Nevada Investments, the investment vehicle set up by HPS Investment Partners and Madison Dearborn Partners will buy medical broker Chase Templeton from Palatine Private Equity.
In the second most expensive place in the world for private medical insurance insurers and the government are trying to tackle Hong Kong's multiple healthcare challenges.
The nature of their work means journalists and aid workers are often running into danger zones while others are looking to get out. Both professions have significant need for insurance but have sometimes struggled to obtain the cover they need at a price…
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty has hired two senior insurance professionals as the insurer introduces personal accident to Hong Kong and Singapore.
Travelers Insurance Company has to pay legal costs for a number PIP Breast Implant claimants, the High Court has ruled.
Yesterday two US health insurance giants were told they wouldn't be granted permission to merge by a federal judge.
Cancer is the number one group risk to employees in the UK yet employers are failing to support their staff with the appropriate financial protection.
Zurich UK is to shed 240 jobs as the insurer restructures its UK operations.
Aviva is combining its life, general and health insurance business together under the leadership of Andy Briggs.
Customers find it unfair that they are facing increased tax on their health insurance on top of the tax they already pay to fund the NHS.
Innovations are bringing new technology into our lives at an almost frightening pace. Whether we want to control our central heating from our smartphones or check on our home security, appliances that can be controlled remotely are giving us greater…
With cyber crime the fastest growing criminal activity in the world, attacks on healthcare providers are becoming more prevalent. Post, in association with Kennedys, hosted a roundtable to find out the scale of the threat – and what the industry can do…
When not at work, managing director Huét keeps herself busy buzzing around her bees
US-headquartered health insurance giant Aetna has established an innovation hub in Singapore this month.
As Crawford ‘outperforms expectations’ in terms of growth, Michèle Bacchus speaks with CEO and president Harsha Agadi about his plans for the company
Health insurer Bupa has bought a private dental provider for £835m.
The health of a potential employee may have a major impact on their future productivity and, given the law of averages, at least one candidate being interviewed for any particular position is likely to have existing health issues.
What goes up but never comes down? The traditional answer has been age, but it could just as easily be private medical insurance premiums.