• Accessing medical reports: time for change in a digital era


    The ABI has published Principles for requesting and obtaining medical information electronically from GPs.

    Will Meredew, our Policy Adviser for Health and Protection, explores how increased use of electronic health reports for insurance can improve processes for customers, GPs and their patients.

  • In or out? Sharing health data in Dragon’s Den


    Doctor with clipboard

    Patient-controlled medical records are the direction of travel, set out in the NHS Long Term Plan. Clearly there are benefits for insurers, but what’s in it for the customer? Does this have the potential to revolutionise the insurance industry? Will a new relationship of trust and value sharing be born? To answer some of these questions, the ABI are presenting our very own version of Dragon’s Den. This promises to be a trial by fire, forging innovative new ideas and starting to shape our industry’s vision of the future. But are you ‘in’ or ‘out’?