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 February 2002
Wireless sales force automation provider eAgency Systems enters
into an agreement with mobile communications player Research In
Motion, providing for the joint marketing of the eAgency solution to connect insurance professionals to corporate databases via RIM Blackberry handhelds; a Virtual Sales Office has been deployed for Humana by NetStudy; SwissRe contracts to use eReinsure.com's online platform for reinsurance negotiation.
Republic Mortgage Insurance Co. makes mortgage insurance products available on eMagic; UnumProvident's Internet Billing service registered 1,000th customer; The International Association of Webmasters and Designers awards 2002 Golden Web Award to www.MedMutual.com...
Enterprise content solutions are beginning to appear,but companies should be cautious and set modest goals.
Behavioral Health subsidiary uses The Haley Enterprise Authorete and CIA Server to let therapists submit session requests quickly.
Opinions about ACORD's aims and the pace at which they're achieved vary along insurance carrier/technology vendor lines.