|By Business Wire||
|February 5, 2013 06:26 AM EST||
AXA PPP has launched its new web presence to give all site visitors easier access to a wealth of health information and support to help them become better informed and, in turn, better placed to take better charge of their health and wellbeing.
The site features dedicated centres on allergies, cancer, heart disease, mental health, musculoskeletal problems, and pregnancy & childcare, with regular newsposts and features to keep visitors up to date on trends and the latest developments from the world of medicine. Visitors can also engage with the healthcare company’s medical experts (doctors, dieticians and fitness and behaviour professionals) in live chats or email them anytime for answers to their questions.
To put them in the picture, visitors can access over 900 factsheets on topics from abdominal aortic aneurysm to yellow fever.
And the site’s not just for people who are feeling ill or worried – with over 170 recipes, webposts and videos to choose from, it’s a rich source of information and inspiration on diet & nutrition, getting fit and staying well.
AXA PPP members can also create their own secure, personal sections to access information about their healthcare cover and membership and, if they should become ill or injured, authorise and track their claims. They can also personalise their sections with links to health topics, with AXA PPP responding, in turn, with a steady flow of tips and further reading suggestions based on their preferences.
AXA PPP’s head of e.business Richard Cooper said:
‘The expansion is a big step forward in giving our members – and members of the public – easier access to rich health content they can use as much as they wish.
‘We want to be a part of people’s everyday thinking about health and wellbeing – a trusted source they can to turn to for information, insight and help with their questions and concerns for their loved ones and themselves.’
For more information, visit AXAPPPhealthcare.co.uk.
Notes to editors
AXA UK is a part of the AXA Group. The AXA Group is a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management, with 163,000 employees serving 101 million clients in 57 countries. In 2011, IFRS revenues amounted to Euro 86.1 billion and IFRS Underlying Earnings to Euro 3.9 billion. AXA had Euro 1,065 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2011.
In the UK AXA operates through a number of business units including: AXA Wealth; AXA Commercial Lines and Personal Intermediary, AXA Personal Lines, AXA PPP healthcare, AXA Ireland and an independent distribution business Bluefin. AXA employs over 12,000 staff in the UK.
The AXA ordinary share is listed on compartment A of Euronext Paris under the ticker symbol CS (ISN FR 0000120628 – Bloomberg: CS FP – Reuters: AXAF.PA). AXA’s American Depository Share is also quoted on the OTC QX platform under the ticker symbol AXAHY.
The AXA Group is included in the main international SRI indexes, such as Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and FTSE4GOOD, and is a founding member of the UN Environment Programme’s Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) Principles for Sustainable Insurance.
About AXA PPP healthcare
AXA PPP healthcare has been helping people to access healthcare services since 1940. Today it forms the UK healthcare arm of AXA and provides healthcare cover for individuals and employers, and employee wellbeing, counselling, occupational health and rehabilitation services through its specialist Health Services division.
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