Profile of Anthony O'Donnell
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Anthony O'Donnell has covered technology in the insurance industry since 2000, when he joined the editorial staff of Insurance & Technology. As an editor and reporter for I&T and the InformationWeek Financial Services of TechWeb he has written on all areas of information technology in the property/casualty, life and health insurance industries, following the trends and issues faced by senior technology executives. In addition to reporting and editorial duties for I&T, O'Donnell also serves as a moderator and speaker at industry events and broadcasts. He began his editorial career in the healthcare industry where he reported and edited for medical publications with a variety of audiences, from the general public to physicians and researchers. He has also worked in the healthcare field as a media relations professional and Spanish/English interpreter/translator, and has taught English composition and conversation classes to native speakers of Spanish, both in the United States and in Latin America. O'Donnell lives in the Portland, Oregon area with his wife and two sons.
Articles by Anthony O'Donnell
posted in July 2003
Because its existing relationship with Xerox has been so productive, New York-based WellChoice, Inc. is sticking with its existing vendor partner on the road to paperlessness and has signed a six-year contract valued at approximately $50 million.
Bill Bloom was close to Travelers as Accenture's client partner for the firm, but the ties have grown more intimate with his signing on as CIO, following Diana Beecher's departure this spring.
Tom Schwaninger has worked in several industries, and has always felt most comfortable where IT can play a differentiating role.
Since assuming the role of senior vice president, e-business, at Anthem (Indianapolis, $12.5 billion in assets) in 2000, Mark Boxer has played a key strategic role, as he did earlier at CIGNA HealthCare (Philadelphia) as senior vice president of IT and e-business.
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Process maturity and joint ownership of technology delivery drive Allmerica Financial's new business growth strategy.
Insurance companies seeking cross- and up-selling success face "apples-and-oranges" challenges. Focusing on similar products is more likely to bear fruit.
RRI's FormWorks helps First Health achieve higher levels of paper claims accuracy and productivity.
Predictive modeling can assist in weather-related risk projection and catastrophe management.
Hartford-area insurers partner with civic association, vendor, to provide low-cost training resource.
Having freshly retired from Chubb & Sons in March, industry veteran Joseph V. Perno
has taken an advisory position with UK-based insurance software solutions firm The
Innovation Group (TiG).