Features

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.

To contribute to one of ITIJ’s forthcoming features, please contact the editorial team: editorial@itij.com. A list of forthcoming features can be found here.

ITIJ 209, June 2018

Milan Korcok explores how Canada’s overcrowded hospitals are blunting patient repatriations

ITIJ features
ITIJ 209, June 2018

Tony Ridley, CEO of Intelligent Travel in Australia, explores how travel risk analysis is often lacking

Op Ed
ITIJ 209, June 2018

Iain Brown, Senior Data Scientist at SAS UK & Ireland, asks: How ready is your insurance organisation for the advent of artificial intelligence (AI)?

Op Ed
ITIJ 209, June 2018
Dr Mitesh Patel, Medical Director at Aetna International addresses the challenges for global employers looking for a ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution to absenteeism
 
Op Ed
ITIJ 209, June 2018

Growing awareness of the value of travel insurance as a risk management tool is boosting demand from corporate clients for policies that are truly fit for purpose

ITIJ features
ITIJ 209, June 2018
Amid doubts from some corners, Mandy Langfield asks if ‘signposting’ around pre-existing medical conditions and upper age limits is working
 
News analysis

A small Latin American country that has become the byword for ecotourism, rainforests and wildlife – one-quarter of Costa Rica is protected area and national park – is also a destination for medical treatment. By Tatum Anderson

Co-founder and clinical ambassador Daniel Shaw discusses how GCR strives to ensure clinics deliver the best patient experience possible

Can you provide a brief outline of your role as clinical ambassador of the Global Clinic Rating (GCR)?
I’m privileged to have to role of representing GCR internationally, including its mission and vision, so that an increasing number of patients, clinics and hospitals begin to make their decisions by putting treatment outcome data first.

Leeches, maggots and spider webs have been used by healers since antiquity. In the 21st Century, researchers are discovering that treatments such as maggot debridement therapy can be effective. Robin Gauldie investigates the claims made for some seemingly outlandish remedies

Director of the GAUZE: Unravelling Global Healthcare documentary and founder of Gauze, a company that digitises information on global hospitals, Suzanne Garber, highlights her dream of a healthcare system that provides full transparency, quality outcomes, and a fair price, and reveals how she is seeking to fulfil this

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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.

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