Anticipating Infectious Disease Impacts in an Increasingly Globalized World (Webcast)
This webcast will cover what we currently know about emerging global infectious diseases, reflecting on events from the 1918 Spanish flu to the current Ebola epidemic in West Africa. We will also discuss what tools are available to help the insurance industry better plan for and respond to tomorrow’s inevitable epidemics.
Mexico Makes a Stand Against Obesity
Obesity used to be considered almost exclusively a problem of developed countries. But recently rates of obesity in developing economies have increased abruptly. Indeed, obesity is now often linked to more deaths than malnutrition and some infectious diseases.
Red Flags Underwriters Miss on APSs
Your underwriting team may be missing key data on APSs affecting your mortality analysis and your bottom line. Watch this recap of the exclusive educational webinar conducted by Hank George to ensure nothing is missed. Hank covers three specific areas where data is often missed: physical findings, symptoms and test results.
Financial Underwriting and Fraud Prevention Survey Report
The Financial Underwriting and Fraud Prevention Survey Subcommittee of the Society’s Committee on Life Insurance Mortality & Underwriting Surveys has completed its report on the results of a survey designed to examine the various requirements, guidelines and procedures life insurance companies establish to underwrite the applicant’s financial risks and efforts to mitigate financial underwriting and other fraud risk.
Quantified Wellness – Wearable Technology Usage and Market Summary (RGA)
This research compares the capabilities of many health and fitness devices that will play a role in insurance program offerings.
Genetic Testing - Why Insurers Must Stay Tuned In (Gen Re)
Genomics is at the forefront of a technological revolution in biomedicine and healthcare through which personalised treatment is fast becoming a reality. Genomics will improve care across a range of health problems and allow more targeted therapy. If insurance is indeed a pool into which participants pay sufficient to cover their risk, shouldn’t insurers have access to this genomic knowledge to use in equitable ways to benefit customers?
Wearable Technology Will 'Transform' Insurance
Wearable devices could give insurance firms genuine insight into whether a person is a bad risk, by passing on data about their actual, rather than probable, habits.
An HIV Epidemiological Shift & Changing Paradigms in HIV Care (Hannover Re)
A review of the long-term insurability of HIV infection in resource-rich countries.