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 December 2010
In their increasingly strategic roles, insurance CIOs will focus on new infrastructure, novel sourcing models, increased use of analytics and workforce strategies to drive both efficiency and innovation.
Where will insurers seek a technological edge in the coming year? Here are some of the hottest technologies that will demand carriers' attention over the next 12 months.
The former first vice president for cooperate and distribution systems development will be responsible for supporting the insurers entire U.S.insurance operations.
The transaction, which is expected to result in a capital gain of $150 million for The Hartford, is expected to close during the first quarter of 2011.
Since his arrival in 2007, Fasano has presided over a major electronic health record initiative and has driven support of real-time, personalized healthcare.
Virginia district court Judge Henry E. Hudson says that the key provision of healthcare reform legislation "would invite unbridled exercise of federal police powers."
The insurer has adopted Socialware's Compass solution which enables social data to be filtered, tagged, integrated, archived and aggregated in adherence with regulatory compliance demands and company policy.
Deployment of PilotFish XCS eiConsole and XCS eiPlatform with StoneRiver's LifeSuite new business and automated underwriting platform will enable rapid systems integration, support enhanced customization and drive greater speed-to-market, the vendor says.
Insurers have not been slack in detecting an opportunity in social media, but feedback such as the Fiserv study show that the potential for social media is only limited by carriers' creativity.
ACE Private Risk Services and Accenture will jointly implement the solution for the insurer's personal and specialty lines.