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 January 2011
Judge Roger Vinson of Florida, a Reagan appointee, also said that the law should remain in effect through appeal, and upheld a requirement for states to pay Medicaid costs.
The Fraud Framework for Insurance system applies analytics to detect potentially fraudulent claims.
While Apple and Google wrestle for the consumer market, a side battle is being waged in the business market between Apple and Research In Motion.
The carrier released an iPhone app in November.
The president and CEO's health is progressing on schedule.
The company cited end-user ease-of-use as a factor in its selection.
The auto repair monitoring service was already available via mobile through Esurance's app.
Zurich Fleet Intelligence combines telematics data with analytics to help the carrier's fleet insurance customers reduce costs, the company claims.
The provider of self-insurance programs for Native American communities will use the vendor's policy administration, claims and billing systems.
Current CEO Eric Schmidt announced a new management structure, taking effect April 4.
Dawn Trautman, SVP of IT and strategic planning for the carrier, explains some of the technology improvements her team undertook to support new divisional sales organizations.
MoveTools allows users to create an inventory of box contents when planning and executing a move.
The agency will use Ascent DataGuard, a solution tying together remote backup and data security.
The carrier will implement the claims processing program in its P&C business, beginning with commercial and auto lines.
The vendor's platform will administer benefits for health joint insurance funds.
The carrier will use Nexidia Enterprise Speech Intelligence to help it adjust its call center operations.
The carrier plans on rolling out POS capabilities for its agents on Insuresoft later this year.
The new version includes a toolset that helps developers design, create and manage new content, the vendor says.
While IT is currently dealing with regulatory and security issues at carriers with 100 to 1,000 employees, one can expect their priorities to move to customer experience technologies throughout the year.
Investments in agent channel could be the key to better growth among carriers.
The $30 million contract is for 52 months and includes development of web portals for both providers and patients.
The CRM platform integrates lead and contact information from multiple systems.
The carrier reports that the system's scalability has helped it grow its business while keeping costs down.
The HealthRules product suite includes components that handle claims, benefits administration, and business intelligence.
The company moved John Beckman into the role of chief underwriting officer from chief risk officer and added Pat O’Connor as SVP of its mono-line property unit.
The vendor made the buy as part of a strategy to expand its international and financial services footprints.
The London-based carrier will use Duck Creek for its general insurance business.
The implementation expands an existing relationship between the two companies.
The Hartford and Key Risk went live with new web-based platforms for commercial policyholders to send their payroll data for premium calculation at the end of 2010.
CareAdvance Enterprise 4.71 accept utilization management requests with ICD-10 codes, the company reports.
Austin Mutual will take over policies held by Cooperative.
Jon Siglar, VP and chief sales and field services officer for workers’ compensation writer PacificComp, talks to Insurance & Technology about how FirstBest’s UMS underwriting system and agent portal to improve its policy administration system.
Former owner MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates sold the company to TPG Capital effective January 4.
State Auto wanted a scalable, configurable system that its IT department could make changes to internally, the company says.
The vendor's DataView360 is a web-based system that aggregates different sources allowing carriers to get real-time, blended credit grades.
The auto insurer added online quoting to its mobile website, roadside assistance to its existing app and released two non-insurance-focused apps.
The vendor's Diamond system features integrated policy, billing and claims capabilities, as well as business intelligence.
The carrier cited 4Sight's reports, dashboards and ad-hoc reporting as differentiators in its selection.