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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 March 2005

Akhil Tripathi's technology leadership credits include stints as EVP and IT executive for the Fusura eAgency - an Internet exchange that he helped start for AIG (New York) - and managing director of Marsh Affinity and Private Client Services, a division of Marsh & McLennan (New York).

Enhancements To AIR System Streamline Workflow

The latest releases of AIR Worldwide Corp.'s (Boston) CLASIC/2 and CATStation contain two enhancements - AIR ImportExpress and the CEDE database - that allow insurer, reinsurer and broker users to import, analyze and share catastrophe risk management data faster and more easily, the vendor claims.

American Modern Taps TiG

As part of its business transformation initiative, Amelia, Ohio-based American Modern Insurance Group (a subsidiary of the Midland Co., $54.2 million net income in 2004) licensed Hartford-based The Innovation Group's (TiG) TiG Conversion.

You’ve Got (potentially dangerous) Mail

Growing external e-mail threats and an evolving compliance and legal liability environment are forcing financial services firms to reevaluate their state of preparedness.

BCBSA to Outsource to Unisys

Leveraging its 40-strong company membership, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (Chicago) has negotiated a claims administration outsourcing contract with Blue Bell, Pa.-based Unisys.

Man and Machine

ViPS STARSentinel technology helps Medical Mutual of Ohio rack up major fraud and inappropriate claims recovery.

Apogee Helps Merastar Transform

Merastar, a Chattanooga, Tenn.-based marketer of personal auto and homeowners insurance, saw a transformational opportunity in Steel Card's Web-based Apogee point-of-sale and policy administration solution.

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