The insurance industry in the US is leading the way for insurers globally. 2015 was the year where technology took over, with insurers focusing on implementing cloud-based claim processing solutions, mobile applications, big data and analytics. These technology trends are expanding globally, but insurers in Africa are especially keen to get on board. With a […]
A number of insurers have left the long term care (LTC) insurance marketplace. That likely was the result of economic losses. The LTC market has escalating costs associated with providing long term care. With low interest rates, it is hard for insurers to match. Accordingly, those insurers who are left in the LTC marketplace will […]
YOGA IN THE WORKPLACE AT AETNA PAYS OFF BIG TIME: Raymond Rupert MD. MBA. Rupert Case Management Inc.
Mark Bertolini is the CEO of Aetna, one of America’s 100 largest companies. He is a different sort of CEO. He has introduced yoga and mindfulness to his employees. And it has paid off big time for the employees and for the bottom line. After a near death experience skiing, Mark Bertolini was left with […]
In the 1920’s and 1930’s, the farmers got it right. They organized healthcare cooperatives to finance healthcare in their communities. There was no government involvement. This solution worked well for the community. Unfortunately, healthcare cooperatives did not scale up in Canada. In Spain, healthcare cooperatives started in the 194o’s and 1950’s. They did, however, scale […]