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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 2011

SBLI Adds Life Insurance Forms to Laser App Library

By adding its forms to the Laser App library, SBLI will be able to simplify the account opening process for agents, decrease the time it takes to auto-populate fields on applications and make information retrieval from CRM systems much easier, the vendor claims.

Seizing the Claims Advantage

Insurers are deploying maturing workforce management, advanced analytics and flexible core technologies, often in new combinations, to achieve competitive distinction in their claims service and operational effectiveness.

Analytics: Accident Fund Builds Through Teamwork

Along with consolidating its claims platforms, Accident Fund sees analytics as a key component of a strategy that puts the right tools in the hands of employees with the goal of achieving better results for customers.

CSC Introduces New BPO Offerings for Life Insurance

The initial offering, Life as a Service, is primarily designed for firms whose core offerings do not include basic life insurance products, such as duly authorized property and casualty writers with the need to provide life products for their distributors, as well as health insurers offering life products and life insurers seeking to ramp up new lines of business rapidly.

Adaptik Introduces PolicyWriter Task Manager

TaskManager is designed to improve ease of doing business through agent and underwriter collaboration, afford greater visibility into workload allocation and improve efficiency and productivity, according to the vendor.

CSC Releases New Version of RISKMASTER for Claims and Risk Management

The newest features of the product include provide self-insured companies, corporate and carrier claims departments, insurance pools and third-party administrators with broader capabilities in analytics and policy management, as well as enhanced user interface and better integration with Microsoft Outlook and other associated applications.

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