Further, a designer and developer of cross-border insurance solutions for serious illnesses, and Trustedoctor, the award-winning digital healthcare platform specialising in access to world-leading international medical expertise, have completed a merger.
The new entity will respond more comprehensively to the fast-growing demand from insurers and employers to provide affordable solutions for the treatment of serious medical conditions at the hands of the world’s leading medical experts.
Bringing together the combined expertise of Further and Trustedoctor will create significant value for insurers, employers and end-users, by offering a new, holistic solution for the treatment of serious illnesses; enabling patients around the globe to receive timely access to leading international specialists and hospitals, both in person and through virtual consultations.
Frank Ahedo, CEO of Further, said: “By merging, Further and Trustedoctor are leading the way in affordable insurance solutions for serious illnesses. Both organisations share the same fundamental principle: a belief that it should be as easy as possible for patients with serious medical conditions to access the best medical specialists and treatment options, wherever they are in the world. Together, we will continue to remove financial and logistical hurdles faced by consumers that want to access the very best treatment when faced with a serious illness.”
The combined entity will consolidate Further and Trustedoctor as a truly global leader in tailored healthcare solutions for serious medical conditions. The company will have business in over 30 countries and partnerships with over 300 insurers and employers.
Greg Jarząbek, CEO of Trustedoctor said: “This highly strategic merger will create a new market-leader in borderless, complete healthcare solution and provide a unique opportunity for us to collectively grow our network of doctors and hospitals. This will ultimately mean that more patients see the benefits of world-leading medical expertise.”