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 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 June 2012

Health Insurance Mandate Constitutional — Early Reactions

The Court held that the mandate within the Affordable Care Act to purchase health insurance is constitutional as long as states would only lose new federal funds if they fail to comply with the new requirements, rather than existing sources of healthcare-related funding.

XL Group Touts "Dramatic" Website Redesign

Created with help from Brooklyn, N.Y. digital marketer Huge, the site provides a streamlined experience aimed at easing navigation for users who may not be familiar with XL and its products.

Insurers Sail Under "Winds of Change"

Even as technology is driving change in the insurance industry more than ever, today's commerce is characterized by the human concerns of consumers, be they end-customers, customer-facing employees or even mobile app developers.

GuideOne Insurance to Implement Guidewire ClaimCenter

The insurer seeks to simplify its claims operations by consolidating the number of systems its adjusters need to do their jobs and by automating many of the routine tasks involved in the claims process so that adjusters could focus their attention on better servicing their customers and agents.

Insurity as the "Madonna" of Insurance Systems

The Hartford-based vendor has reengaged with the industry in the wake of its departure from LexisNexis with the release of new forms authoring tool and the replatforming of its personal lines P&C policy admin system.

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