New Trends in Personalized Medicine and Insurance Implications
If the insurance industry is informed about medical advancements, a huge advantage arises for future underwriting with regards to calculating ratings for specific diseases and also creating digital application forms with simplified underwriting.
A Blood Test Can’t Detect Cancer, Can It?
We began 2018 with some promising news on cancer: A simple blood test can now detect disease in eight common sites. Called the CancerSEEK test, it was developed at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, and may herald a new age in cancer medicine
Underwriting Gems: Total Bilirubin and RDW
In recent years, we have learned a great deal about the insurability implications of two common tests: total bilirubin and a component of the CBC called the red blood cell distribution index (RDW).