MedBen Selects Verisk Platform for Risk
Verisk's Sightlines Medical Intelligence platform will help the health insurer identify healthcare trends and cost drivers, facilitate benefit program design, improve health status, and reduce spending for its employer clients.
What I Learned on my Autumn "Vacation"
This past week was my first Insurance & Technology Executive Summit. It's been a date circled on my calendar since I interviewed for this job back in May — it set a hard deadline for me to transition from subject matter novice to, if not "expert," at least "intermediate."
Celent's Light: Prepare for the New Normal
Economic pressure on consumers will take quite a long time to correct, meaning carriers must re-evaluate strategies in a number of areas, the analyst said at Insurance & Technology's Executive Summit.
XL Insurance Names COO
Former Zurich exec Michael Garceau will oversee operations for the company's North American P&C business.
Elite 8 2009: Where Are They Now?
While last year's Elite 8 honorees continue to drive efficiencies, they increasingly are overseeing initiatives to support business growth.
CIOs Prepare to Implement Growth Strategies
After two years wandering the desert of financial malaise, insurance carriers are looking to their CIOs to drive strategies that prepare them to grow in a consumer environment that increasingly demands innovative, real-time solutions.
Are Insurers Ready to Embrace Mobile?
Mobile technology is one of the hottest topics in the insurance industry, but despite Elite 8 executives' commitment to innovation, their opinions vary as to the potential of mobile applications for their businesses in the near term.
IT Needs Effective Leaders -- Now More Than Ever
Times of crisis put unique demands on technology executives to define and defend the IT organization's mission, activities and resources. Those who do so effectively position their firms to capitalize on the eventual upturn, according to former Elite 8 honoree June Drewry.