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ITIJ’s regular features provide an in-depth exploration of issues unique to the global travel and health insurance industry. Each feature is written exclusively for ITIJ by industry writers or experts in their field.

ITIJ 212, Air Ambulance Review, September 2018

Air ambulance providers must take a proactive approach to safety, which can involve shifting the emphasis away from punishment for errors, instead treating mistakes as learning opportunities.

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ITIJ 212, Air Ambulance Review, September 2018

Fatigue management in the UK: Is this being ignored by the retrieval and repatriation industry, or are there good examples in practice?

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ITIJ 212, Air Ambulance Review, September 2018

Medical ​crews flying around the world to collect critically injured patients are subject to fatigue, So ensuring proper rest times for them is an essential part of a company’s duty of care.

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ITIJ 212, Air Ambulance Review, September 2018

The key to success in aeromedical missions is detailed planning and preparation, but unforeseen logistical or medical complications can potentially throw everything off course in a matter of moments.

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ITIJ 212, Air Ambulance Review, September 2018

The interior of an air ambulance has to be meticulously designed to incorporate the right equipment, and ensure that this equipment is to hand when the medical crew needs it.

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ITIJ 212, Air Ambulance Review, September 2018

For some air ambualnce operators, accreditation equals an improved business. But there are others who are just as successful, but not accredited, perhaps finding the process too costly or time consuming.

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ITIJ 212, Air Ambulance Review, September 2018
ACE Air & Ambulance reports on an urgent medevac from a game reserve, where the patient’s critical condition meant last-minute changes to the transfer plan
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ITIJ 212, Air Ambulance Review, September 2018

The training courses flight physicians and nurses must undertake are undoubtedly onerous, but they leave them prepared to deal with the most critical patients in challenging conditions.

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ITIJ 212, September 2018

The complexities of providing insurance to people with pre-existing medical conditions.

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ITIJ 212, September 2018

Travel insurance fraud is ever more prevalent, while fraudsters’ methods are increasingly sophisticated. But travel insurers are putting up a fight, using rapidly evolving methods of fraud detection and prevention.

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ITIJ 211, August 2018

Travel insurance is constantly adapting to meet the needs of leisure and business travellers, with cover for terror-related events an ongoing priority.

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