BEST'S REVIEW Número 8 104 2003
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Publicacion: Best's Review

Número 8 104 2003



Title Author Pages
How to do it : e-fusion 2003 : insurers use information technology to increase profit and efficiency
Availity health insurer joint venture is e-fusion award recipient
Collective clout : purchasing coalitions are helping insurers spread the risk and offer employers and employees substantial premium savings
To the benefit of all
Coalition creativity
The secret of interlocking forces : dynamic modeling can help insurers predict losses affected by multiple factors over time
Cast away : cargo losses at sea are becoming more expensive to marine writers
Ocean Marine, Inland Marine and Fire & Allied, Top Writers - 2003
Property/Casualty Marketplace
Taking the long view : insight : sonsumers need to consider their insurance purchases as part of their lifelong risk and asset management
Loss/Risk Management Notes
Driving on the raceway : insight : with industry changes, management should revisit and challenge the information it needs for running the business
An act of nurture : the growing market for pensions presents a promising, but complex, opportunity for insurers
More than product development
Striking a balance : insurers believe passage of a new federal mental-health parity bill will have limited impact on the industry
Life/Health Marketplace
Getting noticed : insight : even with strict regulations and a lack of variety in products, insurers must find ways to differentiate themselves from competitors
Underwriting as marketing : insight : quicker but still-accurate underwriting can give agents and insurers a sales advantage
Service-based architecture : insight : being an on-demand insurer offers greater market effectiveness, lower IT costs and higher earnings
Leading both ways : a well-written and well-explained contingency contract benefits agencies and insurers
Facts and fortunes : 10 things you need to know to sell successfully to the wealthy
Opened gates : hartford's annuity business in Japan booms