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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 May 2004

Lessons from the Space Program: I&T Speaks to NASA Legend Gene Kranz

Most famous as flight director of the Apollo 13 mission, Gene Kranz played key roles in the space program from the Mercury missions to the lunar landings to the Space Shuttle era. On Richmond Events' CIO Forum (May 10-12) cruise out of New York Harbor, Insurance & Technology editor Anthony O'Donnell had the opportunity to ask Kranz what lessons the space program might have for insurance technology executives.

Excellence in Giving

When the president of the New Orleans Medical Mission (NOMM) asked Pan-American Life to donate some PCs to the charitable organization, Valerie Moscona, the insurer's second vice president of enterprise computing, had a better idea.

Standard Picks Bernard To Serve Customers

Standard Insurance, a subsidiary of StanCorp Financial Group (Portland, Ore.; $9.9 billion in assets) has named John Bernard senior vice president of operational excellence.

A Shot in the Arm

Anthony Watson prescribed a dose of technology for once-ailing HIP Health Plan.

Back to the Future

Mike McGavick stresses technology and looks to Safeco's past to plot its future.

HMSA Standardizes on Documentum

Hawaii Medical Service Association has standardized on the Documentum ECM platform to manage enterprise content and is integrating Acartus' ApertureOne to implement a comprehensive, integrated report management solution.

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