The New Era of Health Insurtech in the Insurance Industry

The New Era of Health Insurtech in the Insurance Industry

Conferences, Telemedicine
The digitization of the healthcare insurance sector is happening. Although they have been a bit slower in adopting digital solutions, compared to other players like pharma companies, insurers are getting into the game and slowly digitizing their services. As McKinsey mentioned in a recent report, digitization is needed to face the rising costs of claims and the complexity of claim management. Technological tools can help decomplexing insurance while making the end-to-end operational processes, from data input to payment, smoother. There is a clear shift in the insurance industry, from thinking in terms of prices to services.  The main players have been expanding their services those past years and focusing more on the end-users. Sanitas was the 1st digital insurance in Spain. Through the BLUA app, customers can make a video consultation with their…
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Telemedicine: Putting the Patient at the Center!

Telemedicine: Putting the Patient at the Center!

Hospital, Telemedicine
Hard to believe but this week I had my very 1st video consultation. I have been working in the digital health space for nearly 10 years, am very familiar with telemedicine solutions but never had a video consultation till now. And when your doctor is very much into digital, and lead the digital hospital, you don’t have much excuse... To my defense, I don’t go to the doctor very often, once a year for a checkup… and I very much like human contact so I enjoy having in person conversations (and I can test my doctor’s latest wearables).  But i have to say, my 1st experience with video consultation, and the whole experience around it, exceeded my expectations.  As many people confined at home, without possibility to go and see…
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