With an aim to provide affordable healthcare to patients with serious illnesses, Madrid-based insurance provider Further has announced its merger with London-based digital healthcare platform Trustedoctor.
Reportedly, Frank Ahedo, the current CEO of Further, will become CEO of the new combined company. While Greg Jarzabek will remain CEO of Trustedoctor and also become Chief Digital Officer of Further Group and will focus on further development of virtual healthcare infrastructure.
“Borderless” and “Affordable”
The merged company, Further Group, will provide a ‘holistic’ digital health insurance without any geographical restrictions, as per the press release.
Speaking about the merger, CEO of Further, Frank Ahedo says, “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.”