Profile of Nathan GoliaSenior editor, Insurance & Technology
Member Since: 5/8/2014
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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 February 2012
Joseph Mattingly had been SVP of insurance operations and president of insurance companies at Meadowbrook Insurance Group.
The portal offers four supplemental health benefits.
Many people interact with their social networks through their smartphone. Are insurers prepared to adjust to that reality?
He had been a VP in the IT department for Prudential's annuities unit.
The goal is to standardize distributors' interactions with prospects over social channels.
Health4Me, which is available for iOS with an eye toward Android in the spring, allows policyholders to download their cards and locate in-network providers, among other things.
The P&C carrier will implement policy administration and billing software from the vendor.
Ernst & Young's Global Consumer Insurance Survey reveals that consumers' desires are most easily met by organizations with robust data analytics capabilities.
Jasmine Jirele is promoted to SVP of enterprise operations, leading operational and service processes including new business, in-force, operations controls, contact center, and related supporting functions, as well as one of the company's top initiatives: policy administration.
Agencyport will incorporate Valen's InsureRight product into its portal platform.
The Pittsburgh-based health insurer's goal is fewer duplicative diagnostic tests, faster retrieval of clinical information, stronger safety measures and better coordination of care.
Insurers including RLI, Kentucky National and COUNTRY Financial inked deals with new technology providers this weekend.
Richard Aneser's charge is to help the company's distributors grow their business.
Using key performance indicators to manage your IT resources isn't as easy as simply collecting data. It's what you do with that information that allows you to effect change.
The life insurance carrier will use the platform with its independent producers.
MedAssurant will help identify and address potential gaps in care and strengthen care coordination for the insurer's Medicare Advantage members.
The carrier's IntelliDrive Fleet Safety Solutions offers assistance in gleaning context from telematics data.
Cost overruns may seem like a fact of life in insurance technology, but there's no law that says you have to spend more than your budget. I&T identifies some easy-to-correct behaviors that can otherwise become budget busters.
The health insurers partnered with health IT company Lumeris to buy the health communication network.
The insurer is transitioning from a COBOL environment to Linux.
Where should carriers invest: in their own distributor portals, or in agency management system integration? Agent groups say all insurer transactions should begin and end in the AMS. But is that what agents really want?
With direct sales gaining in popularity, it's not easy to be an insurance agent. But carriers can help their distribution partners with these easy solutions.
The health insurer's Medicare sales agents used the iPad Mobile Field Enrollment app.
The nonprofit health carrier will use CareRadius to share electronic health data.
New research from Towers Watson and a case study from Liberty Mutual show how analytics are becoming more entrenched across the P&C enterprise, especially for commercial lines.
At the company's Financial Services and Insurance Forum this morning, insurers pressed the Oracle president for specifics on his commitment to the industry.
The free app allows customers of the specialty carrier to enter and track claims.
The insurer has agreed to use the Social Security master death file to identify claimants.
Craig Parfitt will study consumer behavior for the insurer's Accident & Health division.
The selection replaces an increasingly costly, custom-built legacy system, according to the insurer.
The auto carrier worked with Mitek Systems to create a capability in its iPhone app through which prospective policyholders can submit information by taking pictures of necessary documents.
The marketing technology-focused division of the trade association will refer inquiries related to policy administration, disaster recovery and hosting to Marias.