Forward features

Click to read a comprehensive forward features list for IHHR, with topics spanning telehealth, insurance and healthcare, and find out how you can contribute.

Coming up in IHHR3:

  • Telemedicine: An assessment of its growing popularity with insurers, providers and patients
  • Tackling high hospital bills in Mexico: Insurers around the world have witness a trend that sees US billing companies working for Mexican hospitals inflating prices and leaving patients to be balance billed if the insurer/TPA refuses to pay extortionate prices – what can be done to stop this happening?
  • Cyber security and the safe transmission and storage of patient information: GDPR and patient data processing
  • Blockchain as the basis for a supply chain transaction enabler for supplier/hospital/insurance companies
  • Kidney dialysis for international travellers: Knowing the centres of care in your destination
  • Destination profile: India – hospitals/insurers in the country
  • Interview with Chair of USCIPP (US Cooperative for International Patient Programs)
  • Interview with Aetna International

Future features:

  • US hospitals losing international medical staff
  • Communications/language issues in the health sector
  • Urgent care clinics
  • International patient departments
  • Provider portals
  • Tackling medical provider fraud
  • Destination profiles
  • Second medical opinion services
  • Attracting international patients
  • Accreditation
  • Cross-border health insurance solutions
  • The future of healthcare
  • Mining untapped resources in medical travel
  • Building hospital networks: Subjectivity vs experience
  • China – insurance and healthcare
  • Assisting expats with mental health issues

If you are interested in contributing to any of the features, or have a feature idea you would like to see brought to life, please email

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