The feature articles in ITIJ are an integral part of the publication, allowing us to place a special focus on issues and trends affecting the global travel and health insurance industry. Whether an extended article analysing a key topic in the news, a ‘Profile’ interview with a leading industry representative, or an in-depth look at a pertinent subject area, ITIJ’s ‘features’ provide unique industry insights and offer readers a chance to keep up-to-date with the latest thinking on the most important issues.
Danny Quaeyhaegens, Head of the International Insurance Department at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya, Thailand, spoke to the International Hospitals & Healthcare Review about what hospitals can do to attract more international patients - and their insurers
Dr Sapan S. Desai discusses how healthcare organisations can harness big data and machine learning to improve healthcare quality
Dr Peter Lachman, CEO of ISQua, discusses how the Society works to drive continous quality improvement in healthcare worldwide.
ITIJ spoke to Ryan Howsam, Chairman of Staysure, about providing travel insurance for older customers, how best to accommodate pre-existing conditions, and what the industry has to look forward to in 2019.
While the banking sector's quest for modernisation was a major early driver behind the growth in enterprise blockchain technology, insurers have not traditionally had such a healthy appetite for change. That is, until now, writes Ryan Rugg, Global Head of Insurance at R3.
Is mandatory travel insurance a burden or benefit? asks Milan Korcok
Do travellers know what cover they’re getting - and not getting - for their euros, dollars and pounds? Insurers and industry bodies tell David Kernek that improving consumer awareness could cut dispute costs and brush up the sector's reputation for fair play
Ian Hughes, CEO of Consumer Intelligence, looks at the importance of keeping a human connection amidst the rise of tech
Danny Kaine recounts the questionable practices surrounding helicopter evacuations in Nepal and reports on the latest help offered by the Nepalese Government
Insurance companies will continue to be targeted by cyber criminals, so how they prepare and protect themselves will be the difference between remaining in business and being left behind.