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 2010
The addition of new clients and expanded implementations among the existing client base has necessitated additional staff and space.
As in the case of telematics, perhaps life and health insurance customers will be motivated to enter into a kind of information transparency partnership whereby they enjoy better rates for demonstrating less risky behavior.
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Local high school and college students learn about IT careers through interactive activities hosted by volunteers from Unum’s Global Business Technology organization.
The former Harleysville CIO says the vendor will focus more on successful implementations of the Unirisx P&C policy administration platform than on volume of business.
Pre-integrated with the InsPro Enterprise policy admin solution, InsPro analytics is designed to enable life and health insurers to leverage data for proactive decision-making.
Modestly growing insurance carrier IT budgets will shift away from efficiency concerns to building increasingly necessary capabilities for a modern, information-based business, says Novarica's Matthew Josefowicz.
With improving the customer experience a top priority, content creation and document management technologies are helping carriers upgrade customer-bound communications and harmonize the flow of inbound and internal documents.
George Fay, executive VP of CNA and U.S. Army Major General (ret.) discussed the leader’s role in driving the values of an insurance organization and maximizing the potential of people and technology.
Today marks the beginning of regular programming at the 2010 Insurance & Technology Executive Summit.
Hosler will work with business opportunities presented by Risk Evaluation and Design, LLC, STFC's affiliate in the alternative risk transfer market.
The new organization, headed by former CIO Beer, unites several core business functions to coordinate services at a high level, providing strategic agility and enabling senior leaders to focus on front-end business concerns.
GOP victories will recast the implementation of healthcare reform and likely impact privacy and security legislation.
Accenture will also be Allianz’s implementation partner, as part of a multi-year, multi-million dollar agreement aimed at enhancing product development capabilities and service on a single platform for Allianz’s annuities business.
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.
Fresh from early completion of Independence Blue Cross' five-year informatics plan, Hank Vermeulen reflects on the importance of senior leadership sponsorship and looks forward to the challenges of healthcare reform.
Consideration paid by MetLife to AIG for the acquisition of Alico consisted of $7.2 billion in cash consideration after adjustments and $9.0 billion in MetLife equity and other securities.