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2016 Data Protection Symposium

2016 Data Protection Symposium

This conference report focus on the use of digital health data in the insurance industry; changes in data sets becoming relevant to health; and ethical and privacy challenges of new data analytics.

Year: 2017 | Type: Conference Report

Mike Midgely: Enterprise risk management helps healthcare providers make strategic decisions

Mike Midgely: Enterprise risk management helps healthcare providers make strategic decisions

The Senior Risk Manager at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, answered questions in the panel discussion at the event, Transforming healthcare – health policy, digital health and data privacy: Who pays the bill? at the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue. The conference, hosted by Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Emory Healthcare, explored best practice, economics and digital security in the healthcare industry.

Year: 2017 | Type: Video

William A. Bornstein: Obamacare has been important for closing the protection gap

William A. Bornstein: Obamacare has been important for closing the protection gap

The Chief Medical Officer & Chief Quality Officer, Emory Healthcare spoke on the topic of “Healthcare financing reform in the U.S.: Trumping the ACA and Medicare?” at the event, Transforming healthcare – health policy, digital health and data privacy: Who pays the bill? at the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue. The conference, hosted by Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Emory Healthcare, explored best practice, economics and digital security in the healthcare industry.

Year: 2017 | Type: Video

James Ferguson: Success of Telehealth depends on new style reimbursement

James Ferguson: Success of Telehealth depends on new style reimbursement

The Clinical Lead of the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare (SCTT) presented “Forget S.P.E.C.T.R.E, Mr Bond – S.L.O.T.H is the enemy!” at the event, Transforming Healthcare – Health Policy, Digital Health and Data Privacy: Who pays the bill? at the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue. The conference, hosted by Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Emory Healthcare, explored best practice, economics and digital security in the healthcare industry.

Year: 2017 | Type: Video

John Crawford: Artificial intelligence will augment healthcare work

John Crawford: Artificial intelligence will augment the work of healthcare professionals

The Healthcare Industry Leader at IBM Europe, presented “Transforming Healthcare with cognitive computing” at the event, Transforming healthcare – health policy, digital health and data privacy: Who pays the bill? at the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue. The conference, hosted by Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Emory Healthcare, explored best practice, economics and digital security in the healthcare industry.

Year: 2017 | Type: Video

Thomas Zeltner: Lack of hygiene standards means patients' health is often jeopardised inside hospital

Thomas Zeltner: Lack of hygiene standards means patients' health is often jeopardised inside hospital

The Chairman of the Board of KPT Health Insurance; former Secretary of Health of Switzerland and Director-General of the Swiss National Health Authority spoke on the topic of “Healthcare reform: A European perspective on how to succeed” at the event, Transforming healthcare – health policy, digital health and data privacy: Who pays the bill? at the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue. The conference, hosted by Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Emory Healthcare, explored best practice, economics and digital security in the healthcare industry.

Year: 2017 | Type: Video

Cheryl Lloyd: Hospitals must consider outsourcing cyber security for maximum protection

Cheryl Lloyd: Hospitals must consider outsourcing cyber security for maximum protection

The Associate Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the University of California co-hosted a discussion on “Cyber security governance in an academic medical center: Post incident” at the event Transforming Healthcare – Health Policy, Digital Health and Data Privacy: Who pays the bill? at the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue. The conference, hosted by Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Emory Healthcare, explored best practice, economics and digital security in the healthcare industry.

Year: 2017 | Type: Video

How the Blockchain Revolution Could Transform Financial Services

How the blockchain revolution could transform financial services

The technology likely to have a significant impact on the financial services industry and the world of business has arrived. Not peer-to-peer lending, artificial intelligence, big data, robo-advisers or Apple Pay – but rather blockchain, the technology behind digital currencies such as bitcoin. Blockchain technology represents nothing less than the second generation of the Internet and will spark a series of profound changes to virtually every corporation and institution in the world, from banks to insurers, manufacturers and retailers, even governments.

Year: 2017 | Type: Article

Personalised genetic testing and its impact to insurance

Personalised genetic testing and its impact to insurance

Over recent years there has been significant growth in our ability to test for genetic conditions accompanied by exponential falls in the cost of genetic testing. The implications for modern medical practice are substantial, and the insurance industry is supportive of the many advantages genetic testing has to offer in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Nonetheless, there is concern that policy holders may not always share risk-relevant genetic information, thereby increasing insurer’s exposure to adverse-selection.

Year: 2017 | Type: Article

Engaging consumers in health and wellness: The shift from episodic to everyday

Engaging consumers in health and wellness: The shift from episodic to everyday

Created in 2010, Sharecare is a health and wellness engagement platform providing a personalised experience to help consumers live their healthiest lives. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Sharecare currently has around 2,500 employees across the globe serving consumers directly as well as through health plans, employers, hospital systems and other sponsors of care such as the US Department of Defense. Nearly 41 million people have shared more than 6 billion data points about their health status and habits with Sharecare through the clinically validated RealAge Test, which uses that information to create a comprehensive health profile allowing users to access all of their health in one place, and dynamically connect to the knowledge, evidence-based programs and health professionals they need.

Year: 2016 | Type: Conference Summary

Health monitoring: making sense of sensors – event summary

Health monitoring: making sense of sensors – event summary

The healthcare industry is bracing itself for disruption from the exponential growth from the wearable devices market. The 'Health monitoring: making sense of sensors' event at Swiss Re's Centre for Global Dialogue brought experts to discuss how to mitigate these risks.

Year: 2016 | Type: Video

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