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.
Takaaki Chiyo of Emergency Assistance Japan looks at the challenges of language barriers in his line of work and explains how these can be overcome
Dr Adrian Hyzler, Chief Medical Officer of Healix International, explores how the needs of a patient suffering from mental health issues can change the shape of a repatriation
Chris Knight, Head of Corporate Services for CEGA, opines on a new mental health phenomenon, and the impact that it could have on corporate assistance provision
Aircraft type, fuel reserves and weather conditions are just some of the key challenges when organising patient evacuations from remote islands. Alastair Lithgow, Fixed Wing Co-ordinator for ER24 shares his fascinating experience and insights.
Repatriating the remains of travellers and expatriates who have died abroad calls for close communication between funeral repatriation specialists and travel and medical assistance companies. Robin Gauldie looks at how they can best work together.
ITIJ contacted CAMTS, EURAMI and NAAMTA to find out what the various accreditation organisations have been up to over the past 12 months, and what they hope to achieve in 2019
James Paul Wallis reports on how partnership deals between air ambulance providers can benefit patients and payers alike