Technology in Insurance: Both Disruptor & Solution

At the 2017 Advisen Casualty Insights Conference, a panel discussed how new technology and the customer-driven revolution is shaping the insurance sector. The panel included: Meredith Bullock – Senior Vice President, Berkshire Hathaway (moderator) Bob Reville – President and CEO, Praedicat Michael Ian Coles – Chairman and CEO, Cedent Shannon Totten – SVP Casualty Insurance […]

Risk Manager Perspectives on Insurance Disruptors

At the 2017 Advisen Casualty Insights Conference, a panel of risk managers discussed the disruptors they are seeing in their business and disruptors they would like to see in the insurance marketplace. The panel included: Stephen Kempsey – U.S. Casualty Practice Leader, Marsh (moderator) Jennifer De La Torre – AVP Risk Management, AT&T Roger Hammer […]

Wearable Technology’s Impact On Claims Management

At the 2016 ACE Conference, Brad Koland, Director of Risk and Insurance Management with Land O’Lakes and Jarrod Magan, VP Client Technology Services with Sedgwick discussed the increasing role that wearable technology is playing in claims management. We are not far away from the day when an individual’s wearable device can upload data directly to […]

The Connected City in Your Future

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the business landscape and promises to do the same for our urban centers. Internet-connected sensors and video cameras providing real-time data on traffic patterns, air and noise pollution, energy resources and parking issues are already helping cities design solutions for a cleaner, more efficient and sustainable lifestyle. These […]

Drones Taking Flight For Public Entities

The speakers in this PRIMA 2016 session were Ben Eggert, Esq., Wiley Rein, LLP; Gerard Finley, CPCU, Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.; Sarah Perry, Risk Manager, Columbia, MO and Richard Spiers, CPCU, ARM, Are, VP Claims, Genesis Management and Insurance Services. Drones are quickly becoming a technological innovation employed by public entities and businesses nationwide. While […]

Police Body Cameras: The Future is Now

The presenters for this 2016 PRIMA session were Richard A. Spiers, CPCU, ARM, Are, Genesis Management and Insurance Services and Attorney Samuel C. Hall, Jr., Crivello Carlson, S.C. Currently, over 3,500 law enforcement departments use police body cameras and that number is expected to more than double over the next five years. Body cameras can […]

Perspectives From the Industry’s Favorite Bloggers

At the 24th Annual National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference, some of the workers’ compensation industry’s most-prominent bloggers gathered to debate industry trends. The panel consisted of: Moderator: Mark Walls, Vice President Communications & Strategic Analysis, Safety National David DePaolo, J.D., Founder, President and CEO, WorkCompCentral.com; Author, DePaolo’s Work Comp World blog Joseph Paduda, Principal, […]

Achieving Excellence in Medical Treatment

The delivery of quality healthcare is key to mitigating the rising costs of chronic health conditions, lengthy disabilities and stubborn workers’ compensation claims. Arthur M. Southam, M.D., EVP, Health Plan Operations at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals kicked off the 24th Annual National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference with this session […]

Telemedicine and Workers’ Compensation

At the 2015 Workers’Compensation Educational Conference in Orlando, a panel discussed telemedicine and its potential application in the workers’ compensation space. The panel consisted of: Bill Lewis, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Concentra Medical Centers Steve Shaya, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Health Net Connect Sri Mummaneni, M.D., Chief Health Officer, Opus Telehealth Telemedicine is being utilized more and more in healthcare models […]

Philly I-Day Executive Panel

The opening session at Philly I-Day featured an Executive Panel discussing a wide variety of insurance industry concerns. The panel consisted of: Dr. Robert Hartwig, CPCU, President, Insurance Information Institute Patricia Henry, Executive Vice President, Global Government Affairs Officer, ACE Group Michael L. Liebowitz, Senior Director of Enterprise Risk Management and Insurance, New York University […]

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