Insurance & Technology is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

 Anthony O'Donnell

Profile of Anthony O'Donnell

Blog Posts: 2240

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 April 2004

Horizon Casualty Services Selects RulesPower

Seeking to automate all of its business processes under a single master business management model, Horizon Casualty Services has selected RulesPower for claims management and adjudication process management.

Scotland’s First Minister Pitches Financial Service Firms

Visiting New York yesterday as part of the festivities planned for National Tartan Day, First Minister of Scotland Jack McConnell remarked, "This holiday, passed six years ago by the U.S. Senate, emphasizes the contribution Scots have made to this country, but I'd like to emphasize not just links and heritage, but what modern Scotland has to offer. McConnell's remarks came during "Business Transformation," a roundtable event held at the Forbes Galleries in New York.

Jopp Moves to URAC

While at the Health Insurance Association of America (HIAA; Washington, DC) CIO Devin Jopp saw his position shift from an information capacity to a more operational capacity, as exemplified by his secondary role as COO of the HIAA's business programs.

Selective’s Mohr Promoted to Senior VP

Hired in December 2000 to assess Selective Insurance Group's (Branchville, N.J.; $3.4 billion total assets) technology environment as vice president for IT, Rick Mohr has been promoted to senior vice president.


Web Portal; Document Scanner; Hardware Security; Document Viewing; PDA; Forms Automation

BCBSTN Speeds Claim Service

Dakota Imaging/FileNET solution enables Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee to cut a week off of the claims cycle while increasing operational efficiency.

Waiting on the Customer

Crafting a cost-effective customer-centric claims environment takes a calibrated combination of high-tech and high-touch solutions.

WellPoint Grows with PeopleSoft

Self-service functionality and centralized HR services help the health insurer navigate the challenges of its aggressive growth strategy cost-effectively.


In an effort to improve its agent download process, Grange Mutual Casualty Group selected business solutions provider Connective Technology's TEAM-UP Download solution.

Insurers Poised to Launch HSAs

Newly authorized tax-exempt health savings accounts may drive intensified investment in consumer-directed, healthcare-related technology.

Register for Insurance & Technology Newsletters