Profile of Nathan GoliaSenior editor, Insurance & Technology
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Nathan Golia is senior editor of Insurance & Technology. He joined the publication in 2010 as associate editor and covers all aspects of the nexus between insurance and information technology, including mobility, distribution, core systems, customer interaction, and risk management. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at live and online events held by both I&T and third parties. A veteran of the trade press, Nathan worked as a database marketing reporter and copy editor for Direct Marketing News, as well as an assistant editor for The Toy Book, before coming to I&T. He is a graduate of Buffalo State College and a proud Western New York native.
Articles by Nathan Golia
posted in December 2010
The carrier's goal was to automate some manual underwriting processes.
Chris McKee takes over as SVP of operations and Todd Coombes as SVP and CIO following unexpected resignation of newly named EVP of technology and operations John Wright.
The final purchase price for the healthcare services provider was $790 million.
A growing number of health insurers are introducing online health coaching programs to help policyholders manage chronic conditions, but they are careful to keep the personal information these programs gather separate from clinical and claims data.
XactPAY, which calculates premiums in real time based on payroll during the policy period, had previously only been available to smaller customers.
John Carlson will lead sales through the third-party and career distribution channels for the carrier.
I try not to bring work home with me, but a situation with my wife's healthcare got me thinking about data integration.
The platform's configurability was a major factor in its selection, Everest says.
The upgrade is designed to increase carriers' speed to market, the company says.
The former Sun Life executive replaces Russell Bostick, who left CNO Tuesday.
The offering combines Benefitfocus' enrollment platform with NASCO's claims processing, membership and billing systems.
In this role, the company expects Hogan to integrate the carrier's culture, operations and technology with a changing business model.
The ITA Partners-made system helps align cancer prescriptions with insurers' plan language.
Key Risk's PremiumSync platform automatically calculates workers compensation premium against the actual payroll reported by an employer.
Russell Bostick, EVP of technology and operations, had been with the Indiana-based company since August 2005.
Singapore-based life carrier's goal is to consolidate and aggregate its investment data to help streamline its operations and respond to regulatory requirements.
Following its release last week on Microsoft's Windows Phone 7, the auto carrier's flagship mobile app is now available on all major smartphone platforms.
Consumer adoption of various smartphone brands is forcing insurance carriers to devise strategies for developing mobile apps for multiple operating systems -- or choose one and hope it comes out on top.
QBE Insurance optimizes its Citrix virtual desktops with AppSense's Environment Manager solution.
Millers' goal is to gain greater efficiencies and improve processes by establishing advanced electronic workflow and decisioning processes within its claims and underwriting departments.
The Korean carrier's new fraud detection system combines business rules based on the experience and knowledge of its investigators with model rules generated from data extracted from various IT systems using SAS advanced statistical techniques, according to a release.
AskBlue Healthcare Reform joins specific sites for federal employees and Medicare, as well as one for standard Blue plans.
Strategy Meets Action and Wolters Kluwer research suggests that risk mitigation will be tightly examined next year, but Novarica expects policy administration and other core system upgrades to rule the day.
City of Baker School District's goal was to reduce the amount of paper required in benefits enrolling and administration.
The bailed-out insurer will take a charge of $4.7 billion upon termination of its credit facility.
Going live on January 1, a personal homepage and website experience tailored to each member will present steps for improving health.
The GloveBox app for auto policyholder services is already available for iOS and Android.
The $500 million acquisition is expected to close in 2011.
The carrier already uses NetReveal in its life and pensions line of business.
I recently moved from one part of Brooklyn to another, and when I called to update my renters' policy, I was told that the carrier I was with didn't write in the area to which I had moved. So, I went shopping for a new renters' insurance carrier.
The carrier will deploy the Java-based policy component of the suite, following with the claims component later next year.
The southern suburbs and exurbs of Buffalo, New York were socked by more than 30 inches of snow over the past few days.
Shine joined the carrier in June.
The carrier is making available on its mobile website a calculator called From Here to Security that aims to help potential clients understand their needs for life and disability income insurance.
One of Insurance & Technology's 2010 Elite 8, Connell has been with Selective since 2000.
The workers' compensation subsidiary of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida aims to complete implementation within 90 days.
The auto carrier released an app that allows its customers to report claims, access policy information and pay their bills.
The software-as-a-service business intelligence platform will help the P&C carrier analyze credit scores, rating and key operating metrics, the companies claim.
The carrier's transition to an agent/broker-focused distribution model was a top consideration in the platform's selection.
The appointment follows the promotion of former CIO Meg McCarthy to EVP.