life insurance technology

SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 6/18/2018

Sorry for the absence in posts…. I had a number of personal and business distractions. NYTimes: Are Genetic Testing Sites the New Social Networks? Finding new cousins and relatives has never been more fun. But finding a new father or mother? That may be interesting for some, unsettling for others. CNBC.com: 5 biggest risks of […]

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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 3/31/20189

A new installment on the website, and hopefully a regular, is a roundup of some news on epigenetics and insurtech.  There is a tremendous amount of activity in the fields of molecular biology and insurance, its challenging to keep up.  So here is some recent news, curated for your enjoyment!  AI-Enabled Wearable Tech Could Help

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New York Regulator Seeks Details From Life Insurers Using Algorithms to Issue Policies

The Wall Street Journal reported that the New York Department of Insurance sent a letter to insurers requesting more information about the evolving practices being used to underwrite and issue life insurance.   The letter comes as life insurance companies have been grappling with how to get away from traditional methods of medical evidenced based

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S&P panelists: Insurance industry is ‘ripe for disruption’

ThinkAdvisor recently published an article by Warren S. Hersch that explores the growth of insurtech and fintech disruption to the insurance industry. Read the full article below. S&P panelists: Insurance industry is ‘ripe for disruption’ Huge amounts of capital are flowing into insurance-focused technology companies. The dollars invested are matched by the stakes: opportunities to

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