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Blue sound wave
05 April 2019

“Alexa, book me a doctor’s appointment!”. Such a request could soon become possible as Amazon has announced a limited number of voice apps for the Alexa Skills Kit that operate in compliance with the US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

Accreditation of Chinese hospitals
05 April 2019

German medical supply company Fresenius Medical Care is collaborating with international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL to lead the accreditation of two of its dialysis service departments and two of its hospitals in China.

Rope tearing
05 April 2019

STA Travel has announced that it has dropped Brunei’s national flag carrier airline after the country’s recent introduction of strict Islamic laws that make gay sex punishable by flogging or stoning to death.

 
05 April 2019

UK-based insurer Saga has reported lower profits, and shares in the company have hit a record low. 

Sleeping woman with sleep mask
05 April 2019

UAE airline Etihad Airways is working with Panasonic Avionics to develop and trial wellness solutions to improve the traveller experience. 

travel insurance document
04 April 2019

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) recently put forward a Call for Input following its recently released Feedback Statement regarding improved access to travel insurance for people with pre-existing medical conditions, and the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has welcomed the suggestions.

A Spanish police car
04 April 2019

English-speaking tourists who need to report crimes or other problems to police in one of Europe’s leading holiday destinations are being offered free translation help during the peak holiday season.

vistajet-vistapet-1
04 April 2019

VistaJet has announced the launched of VistaPet, a comprehensive programme designed to ensure that all guests feel welcome.

flags of England, Ireland and EU
03 April 2019

In another Brexit-inspired turn of events, this April sees mortgage insurance business Arch Insurance International adding new offices in the UK, Italy and Denmark and makes changes to its European operations.

Two chat bubbles
03 April 2019

German reinsurance group Hannover Re has created an online platform that connects insurers to insurtechs, enabling them to pitch their solutions online.

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