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 November 2001
Readers of Internet quality measurement firm Gomez's newly published Fall Insurance Carrier Scorecard may sense a certain repetition as Progressive Insurance appeared in the number-one spot for the fifth consecutive time.
Great-West Life & Annuity Co. signs agreement with 401Kexchange;
www.iTrust.com, has been launched by Federated Department Stores; "Any business with a Web site or computer network faces potential liabilities associated with the 'Big Three' of technology, according to president of The St. Paul Companies' global technology underwriting group.
Recent promotions of executives such as Deanna Mulligan, Dennis Flanagan, Mike Shinya, Eric Saudi and Michael Oates.
Marc Zimmerman is now Unisys' vice president and general manager of its North American financial services insurance business.
Royal & SunAlliance USA's CTO and new corporate infrastructure boss, Chris Heeley, says he's focusing on two major goals.
Thazar Solutions, Jacada, SS&C, Borderware Technologies...product information
Navisys underwriting technology anchors browser-based "iNB" system to be rolled out to multiple distribution systems.
As distribution partners recover status, life/health insurers strive to leverage existing systems to exploit the unique potential of the Internet for insurance.
The biggest IT challenges New York City-based health insurer faced involved hardware resupply and connectivity.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has penned a multi-year
agreement with RealMed Corp. to deploy Internet-based real-time claims resolution technology at physicians' offices in North Carolina. Both companies now face the task of enrolling other targeted physicians and practice groups to use the solution.
Fiserv FREEDOM receives IBM ServerProven validation for its FREEDOM Reinsurance system; Employer interest in e-health initiatives is expected to surge as companies look to Web-based technology to control costs, according to Watson Wyatt Worldwide; Participating Allstate agencies in New York will now provide information to consumers about opening Allstate bank accounts.