Sircon Renews Partnership with NIPR
Together the companies provide producer licensing and compliance automation services to state regulators, insurance companies, agencies, and individual producers
DALBAR: Insurer EOBs Continue to Confuse Consumers
A small number of innovative health insurers — including Arkansas BlueCross BlueShield, CIGNA, and Humana —'buck the tradition of incomprehensible customer communications, according to the third party evaluator.
CIGNA Invests $150k In Tennessee EMR Initiative
The Middle Tennessee eHealth Connect initiative is aimed at allowing health care professionals in its health information network access to patient electronic medical records (EMRs) in one safe, secure location.
Trizetto Launches Electronic Personal Health Record
The vendor expects payer-based personal health records (PHRs) to "vault ahead" of provider-based electronic health records (EHRs) or electronic medical records (EMRs) because of health insurance carriers central location in the healthcare supply chain.
Virtual Roundtable: Profiting in Emerging Markets
Emerging markets such as China and India continue to see growth in the financial services sector, providing opportunities for insurance companies based in more mature markets. What are the key opportunities and challenges that insurers face in doing business in emerging markets?
Q&A: Peggy Scott, Liberty Mutual Agency Markets
Liberty Mutual Agency Markets seeks to deliver easy-to-use capabilities that feature the flexibility normally associated with a regional carrier but that are backed by the strength associated with a national brand, says Peggy Scott, assistant VP and manager of marketing information services.
Q&A: Inside a Massive Data Breach
The big news out of the IT security world yesterday was that NetWitness, a Herndon, Va.-based IT security firm, uncovered a new hacking attack that successfully targeted 2,500 companies and government agencies, leaving large amounts of sensitive data susceptible to theft.
Frank Coyne Elected to Underwriters Laboratories Board of Trustees
The Verisk Analytics and ISO chairman, president and CEO also served as executive vice president for Kemper Insurance Companies' specialty and risk management groups, as well as having held roles within the U.S. Treasury Department, Universal Underwriters Group, Reliance Insurance Company and PMA Insurance Company.
CargoNet: Expanding the Significance of Insurance Data
CargoNet functions as a symbiotic network of law enforcement, insurance companies and the industries implicated in the shipment of goods, namely transportation, manufacturing and retail. CargoNet provides the first national network for the reporting and circulation of information about cargo thefts in order to both facilitate recovery and to mitigate shipment risks.
CNA Adopts CargoNet
CargoNet provides a central database and related functionality that enables the immediate reporting of cargo theft to law enforcement professionals nationally, as well as secure and confidential information sharing among other concerned parties.
Sunshine State Extends BPO Relationship With CSC
The six-year contract will add support for the insurer's personal and commercial property business from an upgraded technology platform to existing processing services supporting Sunshine State's underwriting, rating policy issuance and administration and other functions.
Zurich Japan Deploys Guidewire ClaimCenter
Under the internal name of Z-Trust, ClaimCenter currently processes Zurich Japan's auto and motorcycle claims and will be extended to other lines of business in subsequent deployment phases.
Accenture Launches Risk Management Consulting Practice
By leveraging the consulting firm's broad risk management capabilities, the service aims to provide clients with information that supports advanced decision making and early warning solutions that can detect emerging threats and opportunities.
Connecture Partners with MedicareCRM
The partnership will enable Connecture and MedicareCRM to offer customers an integrated solution via a series of real-time integration points between their online software platform.