How is technology reshaping the healthcare we receive?

Modern technology has reshaped our lives in every possible and imaginable way, everything from agriculture, education, business and finance, research and development, to construction and manufacturing. Decades ago, it was utterly unthinkable for HR managers that someday we will be able to apply health tracking devices to gather employees’ health data and devise a successful …

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Getting hospital insurance to beat the winter flu queues

Around the same time last year, we were writing about the Hong Kong health sector’s moves to address a common occurrence in Winter: excessive winter flu queues clogging up hospitals. Despite several measures being taken by the Hong Kong Hospital Authority and healthcare providers alike, demand for medical treatment at hospitals has again ballooned to …

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The average annual growth of the cost of international medical insurance in Hong Kong

The cost of international medical insurance in Hong Kong rose since 2015. How do we know this? For the first time in Pacific Prime’s history of publishing our annual Cost of International Health Insurance reports, this year’s report includes a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) analysis of average premiums from 2015 to 2018. The CAGR …

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Four reasons why the cost of private health insurance is rising

Anyone who has ever bought an International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) plan will have noticed that their premiums go up slightly during renewal time each year. While the exact reason for each country differs, today’s article Pacific Prime Hong Kong will discuss why IPMI premiums changed this year, using data taken from our recently released …

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How to secure school insurance through a broker

As a member of the management team in an educational institution, you are responsible for the school’s daily operations. You understand that when the unexpected happens, you must have a risk management plan in hand and ensure that every perilous situation will be handled fast and efficiently without any unnecessary delays.   But what if …

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