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 June 2010
Earliest hurricane since 1995 could potentially reach category 2 status by the time it reaches land.
The company plans other mobile initiatives this year as well, including an iPhone application and text messaging program.
Currently classified as a tropical storm, Alex shows similarities to 2008’s Hurricane Dolly.
The life insurer will use CSC products to manage distribution and streamline annuities processing.
The insurer has contracted IBM to redefine its IT department, according to the companies.
Humana and MassMutual both released iPhone games last week to build affinity for their brands among consumers.
Asprea, a UK-based Aviva subsidiary, turns over claim validation and fulfillment to Accenture.
MassMutual veteran Keith Raymond will be responsible for strategic development of all technology systems and e-commerce initiatives.
After its previous HR service was acquired, the auto insurer looked for a replacement with strong analytics, it says.
Steve Ostrosky and Steve Smith were named assistant vice presidents in Geico’s IT division.
The Hartford veteran Denise Settimi follows Andy Dulka’s appointment earlier this year.
The insurer worked with HealthInsight to develop a scorecard-based system.
BrightCurePDQ’s model identifies injured employees with serious return-to-work challenges, the company claims.
Developed with Eglue, the suite helps improve customer relations and employee relations, Nice claims.
Profitability returns and reserves are well-stocked, but potential snags could still come, organizations say.
Giving carriers who use ForeSight control over data updates will help them reduce costs, the manufacturer says.
Choice Administrators Payroll Services aims to streamline potentially costly employee changes, the companies claim.
The subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield Montana sees electronic transactions as an extension of its core revenue cycle management business.
New system helps collision centers communicate images quickly to stakeholders in repairs.
SIMS Claims, a browser-based system, will replace legacy systems for two property-and-casualty insurance companies under the B&L umbrella.
Though auto insurers haven't been in the game as long as some other financial services firms, online-first companies like Progressive and Geico have effectively implemented best practices, a Forrester study says.
The employer stop-loss business line goes to Pittsburgh’s HM Insurance Group from Mutual of Omaha.
The MedCert extension to PeerPoint helps insurers cut costs by outsourcing reviews, AllMed says.
Smartphone users are the target audience for Savings Bank Life Insurance Company’s full-service mobile site.
The percentage of poll respondents agreeing that insurers should have access to their EMRs fell three percent year-over-year.
Mitchell’s WorkCenter solution, led by the Total Loss application, will help Progressive with claims.
The former consultant for CastleBay has particular expertise in processing systems and reporting.
Forrester study modeled on a similar review of bank websites finds that insurers excel at transaction and service content and functionality, but lack in navigation.
QAS for SugarCRM aims to reduce operational costs associated with inaccurate customer address data.
Property and casualty insurers have long used credit scores to help build consumers' risk profiles, a practice generally regulated at the state level. Congress recently held informational hearings on the practice, but experts don't see federal regulation of the use of insurance scores in the near future.
Version 12.0 of AIR’s offering includes more detailed modeling, the company says.
Main Street Station for Bonds now allows high-volume clients to initiate, approve or order bonds.
Three vendors collaborate to help insurer improve transaction processing, visibility and support.