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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 12:00

 

GlobeMed Group has won the prestigious “Third Party Administrator” award at the annual MENA IR Insurance Awardsevent. The winners were announced on the evening of February 1, 2017, at a gala dinner at the Ritz-Carlton DIFC, Dubai, UAE.

 

Mr. Ziad Kharma, Vice-President for Actuarial Services, received the award on behalf of GlobeMed Group. Congratulating the team members on this success, Mr. Z. Kharma expressed his pride for this achievement, stating that this award is a distinguished recognition for the GlobeMed group, which will reinforce the will of GlobeMed to provide further Solutions and creative services to its clients and their members.

 

The event, organized by the prestigious MENA Insurance Review Magazine, honored GlobeMed Group for providing innovative and pioneer services and solutions that cater to the needs of its clients, using the latest technological advancements in the Healthcare Benefit Management sector. Throughout 2016, the Group introduced solutions to enhance automation and its expert system dedicated to automated issuance of the coverage decisions, aiming at processing the largest number of claims without any complications.

 

Subsequent to celebrating its Silver Jubilee crowning twenty five years of achievements, GlobeMed Group adds this award today, to its growing list of achievements having won the “Medical administrator” award in 2014 and “TPA of the Year” in 2015 also in Dubai, a testament to the collective efforts that pushed GlobeMed Group to assume its leadership role, expanding to 12 countries in the MENA region. 

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 17:14

 

In alignment with its strategyto support educational and development efforts on new pharmaceutical technologies, GlobeMed Lebanon, the leading third party administration company in Lebanon, sponsored the 23rd congress of the Order of Pharmacists of Lebanon (OPL), which took place at the Pavilion Royal – Biel, in Beirut. Themed “Connecting Science to Practice”, the congress featured experts and professionals from the pharmaceutical industry in an engaging exhibition of the latest technologies and medicines in the field.

Throughout 3 days, GlobeMed Lebanon displayed a booth at the exhibition area showcasing attendees the benefits of its comprehensive pharmacy benefit management services and cutting -edge online system that aim to managethe cost and use of prescription drugs, including acute and chronic medications and to administer formularies with the objective of improving the value of pharmacy benefits plans.

On the third day of the congress, a study on “Medications Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Infections and Common Cold” was presented by Ms. Amal El Kabbout – Corporate PBM Manager at GlobeMed Group. The study demonstrated the prescribing pattern of antibiotics and over the counter (OTC) medications in Lebanon over a period of one year between August 1st 2014 and August 1st, 2015 to treat upper respiratory tract infections and common cold.

El Kabbout stated that “Our aim is to work hand in hand with all healthcare providers to make a difference in people’s lives through the comprehensive tools of the Pharmacy Benefits Management portal enabling us to achieve a better care and value for the patient”.

Dedicated to improving the health of the insured public, GlobeMed Lebanon will continue to provide its clients in the healthcare and insurance sectors with advanced solutions that guarantee the best healthcare services. 

 

 

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 09:07

GlobeMed Group has won the prestigious “Third Party Administrator” award at the annual MENA IR Insurance Awardsevent. The winners were announced on the evening of February 1, 2017, at a gala dinner at the Ritz-Carlton DIFC, Dubai, UAE.

Mr. Ziad Kharma, Vice-President for Actuarial Services, received the award on behalf of GlobeMed Group. Congratulating the team members on this success, Mr. Z. Kharma expressed his pride for this achievement, stating that this award is a distinguished recognition for the GlobeMed group, which will reinforce the will of GlobeMed to provide further Solutions and creative services to its clients and their members.

The event, organized by the prestigious MENA Insurance Review Magazine, honored GlobeMed Group for providing innovative and pioneer services and solutions that cater to the needs of its clients, using the latest technological advancements in the Healthcare Benefit Management sector. Throughout 2016, the Group introduced solutions to enhance automation and its expert system dedicated to automated issuance of the coverage decisions, aiming at processing the largest number of claims without any complications.

Subsequent to celebrating its Silver Jubilee crowning twenty five years of achievements, GlobeMed Group adds this award today, to its growing list of achievements having won the “Medical administrator” award in 2014 and “TPA of the Year” in 2015 also in Dubai, a testament to the collective efforts that pushed GlobeMed Group to assume its leadership role, expanding to 12 countries in the MENA region. 

At GlobeMed, we're always looking for ways to provide better care.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 16:37

 

That’s why we’re proud to announce the recent uplift of our iCare portal, a tool assisting our network of medical providers by allowing them to check patient eligibility and request a swift online pre-authorization and various statuses efficiently.

During 90-minute training sessions, providers were able to learn more about i*Care’s latest improvements.

Thanks to this makeover, the portal is now easier and user-friendlier.

A STATE OF THE ART E-LEARNING PLATFORM

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 14:28

 

Introducing GlobeMed Academy, the state of the art E-learning platform from GlobeMed group. Here, employees, partners and insured members can enjoy must read topics, learn about business and cultural events and get to know the different courses and trainings offered by learning centers in the region. Cherry on top, freebies ranging from games to e-books are available for download.

Visit the site at www.globemedacademy.com

Taking Professional Care One Step Further

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 14:53

 

Healthcare delivery evolves at a very high pace, and at GlobeMed Lebanon, we want to always stay one step ahead.

Our doctors and nurses need to be prepared and aware of emerging models of care, advances in healthcare technology, and the increasing complexity of caring for the chronically ill.

That is why our first group of doctors and nurses underwent the Case Management Body of Knowledge certification, a resource tool offering practice and process knowledge to equip today’s professional case managers with the foundational knowledge they need for an effective and competent practice. It is with great pride that we congratulate our seven certified Case Managers: Dr. Helene Bekhazi, Dr. Rafic Katerji, Dr. Rita Saliba, Dr. Sabine Sfeir, Ms. Abir Bustani, Ms. Denise Ghostine and Ms. Sayde Bou Naoum.

With an even better knowledge of the healthcare delivery requirements, processes, best practices and related regulations, our case managers are now fully equipped to manage our cardholders individual needs and protect their best interests, while saving time and money.

Future Strategies in Lebanese Healthcare Sector

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 14:05

 

After a fruitful intervention at last year's event, GlobeMed Lebanon was keen on sponsoring the Medhealth Beirut 2013 conference, held on November 28 & 29 at Le Royal Hotel.

This year's edition, "Future Strategies in Lebanese Healthcare Sector", highlighted new world trends in healthcare coverage and the legislations and regulations that have the biggest impact on that sector's challenges and success.

Many government officials were invited to participate in discussion panels, creating interaction with all the stakeholders to reach a unified vision for the future of the healthcare sector in Lebanon. GlobeMed Lebanon took an active part in these talks, represented by Mr. Guy Saad, its Marketing Actuary, who discussed the TPA experience in the different settlement models, within a panel handling the issue of the impact of accreditation on the reimbursement system, and Mr. Fady Saadeh, Network Manager, who participated in an open discussion on the relation between hospitals and payers.

GlobeMed Lebanon's network team also set up a booth in the exhibitor's area to welcome the conference's guests and answer their queries.

GlobeMed’s automated cross border services, a first in the region

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 12:55

 

At GlobeMed, we like to keep things simple for our client’s insured member. And with our latest offering, the automated cross border service, we keep that promise once again.

Now, members can benefit from hassle-free healthcare services wherever they may be traveling in the countries where GlobeMed is present. Indeed, at a swipe of their card, healthcare providers may directly access their insurance policy benefits and requirements, and allowing members to enjoy immediate medical attention at GlobeMed’s 17,000 contracted medical facilities, whether they seek a simple consultation, dental or vision care or pharmacy services. 

The best part is, our GlobeMed card can be used with the simplicity of a credit card: no cash payment abroad, no claim and no need for reimbursement. We will take care of this for you.

Today, GlobeMed’s operations spread across the Middle East and Africa, in Lebanon, Syria, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt and Nigeria.

With this wide geographical expansion, the automated cross border comes as the most seamless and quick processing of claims for all stakeholders, and the first time so many medical and insurance services in the region align so well.

After all, why complicate things?

THE PIONEERING INSURANCE COMPANY PUTS ITS TRUST IN US

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 13:40

 


 

 

QATAR SUPREME COUNCIL OF HEALTH ANNOUNCES GLOBEMED'S CONTRIBUTION

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 11:19

 

During a press conference held on June 10, 2013 in Doha, the SCH announced the universal health program that will be gradually introduced to all nationals and residents of Qatar, to be served by GlobeMed, as part of a consortium with the Qatari AlKhaleej Takaful Group and Aetna International.

 

“Aetna and GlobeMed are among the most internationally recognised and professional corporations. Together, we will achieve the goal of a true universal healthcare system in Qatar” said AlKhaleej Takaful Group chief executive officer Jassim al-Moftah.

A WELL-EARNED TRUST!

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 10:56

The Lebanese Order of Physicians (LOP) in Beirut has placed its trust in GlobeMed Lebanon to serve and administer its medical portfolio of 8,000 beneficiaries and their respective family members.

 

In this framework, the LOP renewed its insurance agreement with both AXA Middle East and the Libano-Suisse insurance companies effective as of June 1, 2013.

 

GlobeMed Lebanon grants all LOP adherents and their families, the ability to be served in all Lebanese hospitals and in more than 1,050 medical providers. Adherents are also covered abroad in emergency cases.

 

After all Trust is earned, not given!

UNVEILING OF THE NEW BRAND IDENTITY AND COMMUNICATION STRATEGY

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 11:07

Beirut, September 23rd, 2012 - The Change.

GlobeMed Group chose El Rancho as a venue for the internal induction seminar for the launching of its new Brand Identity and Communication Strategy. The employees were instructed on the importance of the “Brand” in improving their internal and external communication skills, and learned how to convey a confident and positive attitude.

“To ensure good communication, it’s crucial that staff have a good knowledge of the company’s values and objectives. We do everything we can to encourage their overall development” stated Mrs. Joumana Khawand, Corporate HR Manager at GlobeMed Lebanon.

MEDNET LIBAN SAL BECOMES GLOBEMED LEBANON SAL

Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 15:33

Beirut, September 27th, 2012 - The best things in life evolve.

MedNet Liban sal has officially changed its name to GlobeMed Lebanon sal, unveiling its new identity during a press conference held on Thursday, September 27, at La Magnanerie.

H.E. Mr. Michel Pharaon, Chairman of Murex Holding, inaugurated the conference by welcoming the company’s key partners, clients, stakeholders and media representatives and thanking them for their presence. “We are happy to share with you today the start of a new era for our company,” he announced.

Roger Nasnas, Chairman of GlobeMed Lebanon, took the audience back to the creation of the company, when the founders had “a vision, 20 years ago, of a company managing the relationship between the different stakeholders of the healthcare sector” at a time when the country was suffering from serious health problems and a significant lack in health insurance services. “The company that we built together,” added Nasnas, “is the reflection of our commitment, a commitment based on three dimensions: the institutional, the social and the economical.”

Mounir Kharma, Chairman of GlobeMed Limited, reviewed the expansion of the GlobeMed group throughout the Middle Eastern and African countries, namely in Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt, Palestine and Nigeria, and he also stressed on the growing need to join all these affiliate operations under one unified name. “Today, GlobeMed offers international and cross border services to over 80 client insurers, and manages more than 2 million lives through a network that exceeds 500,000 healthcare providers worldwide,” he explained.

Finally, Walid Hallassou, General Manager of GlobeMed Lebanon, unveiled GlobeMed’s new logo and brand identity, highlighting the beliefs that inspired the change. “A new, dynamic and modern image of a visionary company with years of experience that represents GlobeMed’s values: care, innovation, expertise and transparency,” stated Hallassou.

With this new identity, GlobeMed Lebanon asserts its global status and belonging, while preserving its values and strive for excellence.

A STATE OF THE ART E-LEARNING PLATFORM

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 16:35

Introducing GlobeMed Academy, the state of the art E-learning platform from GlobeMed group. Here, employees, partners and insured members can enjoy must read topics, learn about business and cultural events and get to know the different courses and trainings offered by learning centers in the region. Cherry on top, freebies ranging from games to e-books are available for download.

Visit the site at www.globemedacademy.com

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