Press and News MediHelp International

28 Feb

MediHelp Romania, part of Medihelp International, has appointed Mihaela Cojocaru to manage the progress of the commercial plans, starting February 2017. Having a 20 years’ experience in the insurance field, most in Sales, Underwriting or Operations...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2017

22 Dec

BUCHAREST, December 22nd, 2016. According to a recent study conducted by SunLife, one of the most important providers of direct-to-consumer financial services, happiness seems to be one of the reasons why people invest in health insurance plans. The Cash...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2016

31 Oct

BUCHAREST, 31st October, 2016: In the past year, the majority of families closing an international health insurance plan have requested coverage for hospitalization, outpatient check-ups and medical tests, advanced imaging, maternity and annual preventive...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2016

30 Aug

Bucharest, 30th August 2016. Born between 1980 and 2000, millennials are one of the largest generation in history, of over 92 million people. Known for their self-centered personality and great interest in material goods, those who are now aged 25 to 35...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2016

17 Jul

Bucharest, 17th July 2016. From an HR professional’s perspective, summer provides a golden opportunity to mix up the workplace routine by providing unfettered access to outdoor activities — team buildings, picnics in the park, golf tournaments or...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2016

31 May

Lung cancer - the most costly form of the disease in the E.U                    Bucharest, 31st May 2016: In the lead up to World No Tobacco Day on 31st of May, 2016, MediHelp Romania (www.medihelp.ro), part of MediHelp International, the...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2016

20 Apr

Generali Romania enters the international private health insurance area, in partnership with MediHelp International Accessing the new policies, the Romanian insured persons have access to over 425,000 medical clinics worldwide This insurance covers...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2016

18 Nov

Bucharest, 18th November 2015. MediHelp International, the leading private health insurance provider in Central Eastern Europe, welcomes the Romanian health system reform suggested by the members of the Cabinet led by Mr.Cioloș. "The decision comes when...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2015

28 May

Bucharest, 28th of May, 2015: For a net salary of 2,500 lei an employee has to pay 125 lei (5.5%) to access the healthcare package provided by the public system. For extra modest additional sum - 200 lei a month - anyone could easily get private medical...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2015

21 Oct

Bucharest, 21st October 2014: In the context of an extremely deficient health system, that doesn’t always covers the needs of the population, private health insurances have become a more and more frequent choice for those who want qualitative medical...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2014

30 Jun

Bucharest, 30th June 2014: MediHelp International,the leading private health insurance provider in Central and Eastern Europe, has signed a partnership with Allianz Tiriac, member of Allianz Group, one of the most important providers of financial services...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2014

16 Apr

- 92 fatalities/million inhabitants vs. an EU average of 52 fatalities/million inhabitants - Bucharest, 16th April 2014: The latest reports from the European Commission on Road Safety trends, statistics and challenges show that Romania is one of the...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2014

19 Feb

Bucharest, 19th February 2014: In 2010 the population of Romania was 21.4 million, compared to 22.5 million in 1999. During the last decade the population has been gradually shrinking, more then in other countries in the EU. Romanian men and women have a...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2014

09 Jan

Bucharest, 9th January 2014: The latest official statements show that Romanian patients will now be treated in other EU countries from the, based on the new statutory benefits package, but with certain limitations. With the adoption of this initiative it...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2014

11 Dec

Bucharest 11th December 2013:The latest statistics on medical salaries in Europe show concerning figures for Romania. According to the latest numbersfor the minimum and maximum wages for medical practitionersacross the EU, Romania ranks last. With a...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

05 Nov

Bucharest, 5th November 2013: According to the 4th Edition of the European Cardiovascular Disease Statistics 2012, diseases of the heart and circulatory system (CVD) are the main cause of death in Europe, accounting for over 4 million deaths each year....

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

24 Sep

Bucharest, 24th September 2013: The European Hospital and Healthcare Federation showed that Romania managed to increase the share of public spending on healthcare by 18.9 % between 1998 and 2008. However, this increase in the public healthcare system...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

07 Aug

Bucharest, 7th August 2013:A recent study by the World Health Organization showed worrying statistics about access to quality medical equipment in Romania. Once again Romania is a long way from countries such as Germany, France, Italy or Spain when it...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

09 Jul

Bucharest, 9th July 2013: The National Institute of Statistics (INS) shows that during 2012, more than 11 million Romanians travelled within the EU for holiday or business, but also to the USA, Asia or Africa. (This means a 2% increase from 2011) While...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

26 Jun

Bucharest 26th June 2013: Thousands of cancer patients in Romania struggle every day to find the drugs their life depends on. The country has been facing a severe cancer-drug shortage over the last two years as more than 20 types of medicine, especially...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

17 May

Bucharest, 17th May 2013: As a response to Eureko’s announcement to withdraw from the Romanian market, MediHelp International, the leading private health insurance provider in Central and Eastern Europe, announces it will step in and manage all active...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

01 Apr

Bucharest, 1st April 2013. One of the largest research projects of its kind, the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 has revealed the world’s biggest health risks: high blood pressure is the most important risk factor, at a global level. Specialists from...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

21 Feb

Bucharest, 21st February 2013: In a country where everyday news presents cases of people dying or suffering in hospitals from misdiagnosis or wrong treatment, as well as lack of basic medication and equipment, Romanians still take little or no action for...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

24 Jan

Just 200 RON – The difference between Romanian and International medical care Bucharest, 24th January 2013: 200 RON/month represents the difference between access to medical care in the public health system in Romania and admittance to the best medical...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

15 Nov

The question of the day: What are the differences between medical subscription and private health insurance?   Bucharest, 15th November 2012: The medical subscription market is valued at the moment at about 60 million Euros, while the private...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

18 Oct

Bucharest, 18th October 2012: People who decide to give up smoking seem to be facing a whole other issue: weight gain of 5 to 10 kilos, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal and communicated to the Romanian market by MediHelp...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

03 Oct

Bucharest, 3rd October 2012: MediHelp International announces a new partnership with The Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta, Federation of the Autonomous Priories, one of the oldest knightly orders in the world. Starting September...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

23 Jul

Bucharest, 23rd July 2012: Our work and social commitments may be fuelling the obesity epidemic in modern societies, according to a new study published in the journal Current Biology and communicated to the Romanian Market by MediHelp...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

25 Jun

Bucharest, 25th June 2012: In 2012, 20% of Romanians intend to work abroad, 8% want to travel and 1% intends to study in another country, according to a CURS survey. Thus, after 11 years of continuous market and consumer behaviour research, MediHelp, the...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

28 May

Bucharest, 28th May 2012: MediHelp Internationalannounces to the Romanian market the results of a study conducted by its strategic partner BUPA, on the impact that social networking may have on the human brain structure. According to the study, there is a...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

24 Apr

Bucharest, 24th April 2012: MediHelp International announces to the Romanian market the results of a study conducted by its strategic partner BUPA, on the cost of cancer. According to the study, thecost of diagnosing and treating cancer in the UK is...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

29 Feb

Bucharest, 29th February: Starting in February 2012, MediHelp International, one of the leading private health insurance brokers in the region and the distribution manager for BUPA International in Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary, has concluded a long-term...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

08 Feb

BUCHAREST, 8th February, 2017. MediHelp România, part of MediHelp International, is expecting a sales growth of at least 35% in 2017, compared to 2016. „According to company data, 90% of the individuals who have requested health insurance in the past...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2017

30 Nov

Bucharest, 30th of November, 2016. In 2016, the Romanian health insurance market has known a significant growth, thanks to the increased interest in this type of product. The main reason for this growth seems to be the need of eliminating the uncertainty...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2016

22 Sep

Bucharest, 22th September 2016. In 1975, the rate of employment between mothers of infants was under 30%. Since then the number of working moms has grown to more than 50%, reaching a full 70% in 2014, studies show. While providing positive role models for...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2016

27 Jul

Bucharest, 27th July 2016. Nowadays, one of the imperatives for any business is building a strong “culture of health” within the company – one that places employees’ health and well-being at the center of their work experience. The HR department...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2016

15 Jun

Bucharest, 15th June 2016.MediHelp Romania (www.medihelp.ro), part of MediHelp International, conducted an internal study among women clients and potential clients who plan on giving birth this year, to see what options they are considering. Besides...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2016

25 Apr

Ms. Florentina Fășie is now heading the first newly opened "CONCEPT SALES UNIT" for MediHelp International Bucharest, 25th April 2016. MediHelp Romania (www.medihelp.ro), part of MediHelp International, the Central Eastern Europe leader on the private...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2016

29 Feb

Bucharest, 29th February 2016: MediHelp Romania (www.medihelp.ro), part of MediHelp International, the Central Eastern Europe leader on the private health insurance market, has appointed Mr.. Heribert Kailbach to manage the sales and marketing operations,...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2016

04 Aug

Bucharest, 4th of August, 2015: Out of 4.5 million workers with contracts officially registered with the Workforce Agency in Romania, 200.000 have a salary of 5,000 lei or above. This affords them the opportunity to make a wise choice regarding their...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2015

17 Nov

Bucharest, 17th November 2014: The latest study concerning serious and fatal accidents at work in the European Union, published by ESAW (European Statistics on Accidents at Work), states that over 2.7 million serious accidents and almost 3,700 fatal...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2014

08 Sep

2.5 million Euros/policy year – new maximum coverage limit for a health insurance plan, with the new MediHelp Superior Plan Bucharest, 8th September 2014: MediHelp International, the most important private health insurance provider in the CEE,...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2014

16 Jun

Bucharest, 7th June 2014: A study conducted by MediHelp International, the leading private health insurance provider in CEE, shows which countries Romanians prefer for their medical assistance. Austria, UK and Germany are top 3 choices for consultation...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2014

20 Mar

Bucharest, 20th March 2014: Healthcare financing is a challenge in many countries, but especially in Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary. As documented by the World Health Organization (WHO), of the three neighbouring countries, Romania has the smallest amount...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2014

30 Jan

Bucharest, 30th January 2014: A study made by the National School of Public Health, Management and Professional Development in Bucharest shows that a number of demographic and health indicators analyzed for healthcare needs assessment reveal disturbing...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2014

20 Dec

Bucharest, 20th December 2013: The Romanian health system has a mix of compulsory and voluntary/private financial elements, but the private health insurance system is still very much in its infancy. Data on the number of people who choose private health...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

13 Nov

Bucharest, 13th November 2013: According to the World Health Organization, the health profile of Romania shows concerning figures for a number of adult medical risk factors such as raised blood pressure, tobacco use, prevalence of tuberculosis or maternal...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

30 Sep

Bucharest, 30th September 2013: It has been estimated that over one-quarter of the global burden of cancer incidence occurs in Europe, out of which 15.000 are children and adolescents. Survival rates have improved to 80% with the latest treatments in...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

20 Aug

Bucharest, 20th August 2013: Recent research made by the World Health Organization concerning the amount of money invested in the Healthcare system by national Governments, shows that in Romania only 500 US dollars are spent per year for each citizen. This...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

25 Jul

Bucharest, 25th July 2013: Romania ranks far behind countries like Germany, France, UK and Spain when it comes to a significant indicator for health - life expectancy at birth. The last 20 years have brought an average increase of only 4 years of life...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

28 Jun

Bucharest, 28th June 2013. As European Studies show that injuries are one of the most common causes leading to death in Romania, MediHelp International launches MediHelp Accident Cover, an insurance product with annual premiums starting at 50 Euro and...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

30 May

Bucharest, 30th May 2013: A research study conducted by The European Federation of Public Service Unions, as part of a Europe-wideproject, showed that approximately 3% of the Romanian doctors and 5-10% of the nurses emigrate each year. The most usual...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

15 Apr

Bucharest, 15th April 2013: A research study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer from the World Health Organization shows that there were a total of 78,760 cancer cases newly-recorded in Romania in 2012. This puts Romania 10th, on the list...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

13 Mar

Bucharest, 13th March 2013: A study conducted by Exact Cercetare și Consultanță, in collaboration with Link Resource and analyzed by MediHelp International shows how informed Romanians are concerning their mandatory health insurance. The results of the...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

31 Jan

Starting January 2012, The Public Advisors is the official PR agency of MediHelp International, the biggest private health insurance broker in South-Eastern Europe. The main goal of the Health & Beauty department of The Public Advisors, that will manage...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2013

15 Dec

Bucharest, 13th December 2012: According to a study conducted by MediHelp International and its foreign partners, the costs of treating serious illnesses abroad are much higher than the average annual earnings of the Romanian citizens. Thus, a patient is...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

23 Oct

The Romanian Health System – An auto-destructive mechanism: Bucharest, 23rd October 2012: In the country that ranks first place in Europe concerning cervical cancer patients and 69th place in the world for the government’s spending on health per...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

18 Oct

The conference held in Budapest was to announced the collaboration between MediHelp International and Telki Hospital. In the conversations held with the reporters, Mr. Zahal Levy, the President of MediHelp International, brought up the subject of health...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

20 Aug

If you live to work it means you have an addiction. But don’t worry, it can be treated. Bucharest, 20th August 2012: Talking about discovering and healing new diseases, scientists from Northern Europe are taking icebreaking steps in tracing a new field...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

11 Jul

Bucharest, 11th July 2012: The European Society of Cardiology recommends jogging as one of the sports that can increase life expectancy. According to a study presented to the Romanian market by MediHelp International, the English researches prove that...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

11 Jun

Bucharest, 11th June 2012: Eating chocolate is not only a pleasant habit, but also a healthy one, as shown by a study communicated in Romania by MediHelp International and its strategic partner, BUPA. According to the research published last month in the...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

26 Apr

Bucharest, 26th April 2012: With all the stress and strains of modern life, health insurance is now more important than ever. Buying a private health insurance may be challenging as there are many factors that one needs to take into account when choosing...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

18 Apr

Bucharest, 18 April 2012: MediHelp International, the leading private health insurance broker in Central and Eastern Europe, won the coveted award of Fastest Growing Distributor at the BUPA International Distributor Awards, held in Jordan. The awards...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

24 Feb

Bucharest, 24th February 2012: Daniela Gheorghe has joined MediHelp International as Business Development Manager, as of January 2012. With over 15 years management experience and more than 7 years in the healthcare industry, Daniela Gheorghe will be a...

by MediHelp | Press Releases | 2012

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