There’s a new company entering the mobile healthcare space in Asia, and it is perhaps an unlikely name. That’s because telecom giant Telenor has launched Tonic, a service that provides basic medical information as well as more sophisticated services.
Tonic has launched first in Bangladesh via Telenor-owned Grameenphone, the country’s largest operator with over 57 million customers.
Bangladesh is the world’s eighth largest country with a population of 168 million people, yet there are just 0.4 doctors per 1,000 people and the World Health Organization estimates that 60 percent of national healthcare spend is not covered by insurance. Continue reading →
Insurance, The Blockchain, and The Sharing Economy: Re-Imagining InsuranceTech with P2P Social Insurance Networks on the Blockchain.
We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other’s happiness – not by each other’s misery. We don’t want to hate and despise one another. In this world there is room for everyone. And the good earth is rich and can provide for everyone. The way of life can be free and beautiful, but we have lost the way
Charlie Chaplin, the Great Dictator
“Friendly Societies” or “Collaborative Communities” was the original model of the insurance business. However, the modern problems associated with the insurance business can be somewhat attributed to corporate centralization, state controls, and constructive policy decisions. Continue reading →
Ernst & Young has recently published a very interesting report about job satisfaction and enjoyment in Swiss business branches (private and government).
It is interesting to see that among many industries people are far less happy and enjoy their work in the sectors of insurance and banking, few leading categories in Switzerland, where evergreen Pharma and raising Biotech are at the top.
We are wondering why is that so. Maybe it is also another indirect sign that the industry is expecting a big change in nearest future?
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The Swiss economy has experienced a significant decline in exports for 2015: Exports of goods fell to 202.9 billion Swiss francs down by 2.6 percent compared to 2014. This was announced by the Federal Customs Administration office today.