What Drives People to Self-Harm and What Does it Mean for Insurers?
When thinking about self-harm, we most associate it with youth. More than half of 11-14 year olds and eight out of ten 18-21 year olds have self-harmed - or know someone who has - according to the results of a UK poll undertaken during 2015.
Blockchain - What Is It Good for?
Much is said about blockchain technology, and how it will change how business operates. As with any new technology, a gap exists between understanding the theory and seeing the practical applications. But it should be no surprise that blockchain technology is already being used to secure the digital electronic health record (EHR) of large numbers of people in Europe.
The latest issues of Housecalls: Underwriting Case Studies & Insights includes a case involving anaphylaxis.
Disruptive Innovation— Coming to Insurance near You
Disruptive innovation are revolutionizing many industries. How will it affect insurance?
Click on "Issue 88, July." Article states on page 20.
Global Update: Risks & Rewards (LOMA Resource)
Insurers everywhere are carefully monitoring developments in the global economy, regulatory oversight, promising markets, and more—then positioning themselves for success in an increasingly competitive world.
Artificial Intelligence and Underwriting
Is underwriting like a still photograph, a movie, or virtual reality? Georgio Mosis of RGAx Asia shares a fresh perspective.
Accelerated Underwriting - Be Sure Your Company Gets It Right
Have you seen the SOA's recently released "Predictive Analytics & Accelerated Underwriting Survey Report"? It is a terrific reminder of what an interesting time it is to be an underwriter, actuary or data scientist in the U.S. life and health insurance industry.
Recreational Marijuana – Where’s the Risk?
In 2015 we published a white paper with an underwriting perspective on marijuana use. The following paper takes a look at the developing landscape after two years.