Telemedicine’s Triple Risk
January 16, 2020
Specialist insurer Beazley provides telemedicine insurance for physicians, software companies and platform hosts. Beazley underwriter, Jennifer Schoenthal discusses the benefits and potential risks of telemedicine as the industry expands into new clinical and underwriting territory.
Risk diagnosis: the rise of healthcare apps and wearable technology in the UK
December 12, 2019
Wearable technology and the apps that support it are a growing part of the healthcare ecosystem, extending beyond the wellness and lifestyle sphere in which they largely originated, to support monitoring, diagnosis and management of a variety of health issues, particularly chronic conditions such as diabetes, asthma and arthritis.
Are You Prepared for a Deadly Weapon Event?
December 10, 2019
Beazley’s Chris Parker and Lucy Straker and Firestorm’s Harry Rhulen discuss the Beazley Deadly Weapon Protection insurance solution – the collaboration with Firestorm, a provider of invaluable crisis management skills and expertise to companies – and ask: “Are you prepared for A Deadly Weapon Event?”
Healthcare risks in the digital age
November 18, 2019
Telemedicine has opened up access to healthcare for many in the UK by providing an alternative way to get routine care. As a supplement to face-to-face consultations it has the potential to bring many benefits but there are concerns this may compromise the quality of care – increasing the potential for claims against both healthcare providers and those who supply the technology.