The HI Profile: Dominic Howard, Best Doctors

Dominic Howard, Best Doctors Europe

Second medical opinions – helping individuals and businesses alike

The number of providers offering second medical opinion services in the UK is on the rise. Emily Perryman (from Health Insurance Daily, UK) spoke to Dominic Howard (pictured), director Europe at Best Doctors, about how the company aims to stay ahead of the competition.

Getting a second medical opinion in the UK has - until now - not been the norm, but a change in people’s mindsets and the advent of online self-diagnosis means it is a rapidly growing phenomenon. In the past couple of years several new companies have launched propositions, and the NHS even has a dedicated section on its website explaining how to get a second opinion. But the brand most associated with second medical opinions continues to be Best Doctors. Dominic Howard, the company’s director for Europe, says it has managed to fight off competition because it has been around for longer Read more

Mission-Driven Success

Logo of three awards Best Doctors and Teladoc has been awarded

By Pete Nieves

 “It’s easy for a company to say that they operate based on a valuable mission, but how many companies actually do, and are then repeatedly recognized for it?”

What are the possibilities when a mission drives a company? It’s a question that all great brands must ask and prioritize. Over the past several months, Teladoc and Best Doctors have been committed to unifying our business in light of a shared mission – to provide a new and better healthcare experience. For some companies, an acquisition can be laden with major hurdles to growth, but when there is top down alignment, a focus on the mission, and a true passion to make it a reality, incredible results can be achieved. At Teladoc, we’ve recently had the great fortune of receiving Read more

Best Doctors wins best added value service provider at the Cover Excellence Awards 2017

Cover Excellence Awards Winner 2017

Best Doctors, a division of Teladoc, has been awarded ‘Best Added Value Service’ at the prestigious COVER Excellence Awards, one of the UK’s leading publications covering life, health and protection insurance.

This is a new category which has been included this year, acknowledging the growing importance of ‘add on’ services. The annual awards ceremony, held in London, seeks to recognise and reward firms and intermediaries who have been continuing to innovate and serve customers to the highest standards. The awards review intermediaries and service providers across 23 different categories and are rigorously judged by a panel of leading experts from the protection and PMI industry. Dominic Howard, Director Europe for Best Doctors said: “We are thrilled to win such a wonderful accolade for our business. In a highly competitive market this award recognises Read more