Health Policy & Management

| April 6, 2015

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The Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) is committed to training and inspiring the next generation of healthcare leaders. Our students and faculty are passionate about making the world a better place by improving health and healthcare. We work on compelling and important problems, from making the delivery of care safer and more efficient to expanding health insurance coverage and eliminating disparities, to designing and improving the performance of entire health systems.

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Bankers Insurance, LLC

Bankers Insurance, LLC is a full-service, independent insurance agency headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Since our inception in 1999, we have experienced tremendous growth and have secured our status as one of the leading agencies in the insurance industry. We pride ourselves on being one of the largest small agencies in the Virginia/North Carolina region. This allows us to offer our clients all of the resources and benefits of a large agency without sacrificing the most important aspects: local customer service and management.

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How is automation changing the way insurance companies work?

Article | March 3, 2020

Job automation has shaped cultures and economies since before the agricultural revolution, throughout industrial revolutions and into the current digital age. The insurance industry is not immune, with automation and innovation continuing to drive the scope for significant change. Traditional automation has been transformative in automating simple, repeatable tasks in back-end processes. Robotic process automation (RPA) combined with artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities can be, and are being, used to automate high volume and high frequency tasks that have traditionally required human intervention.

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6 insurtech predictions for the 2020s

Article | February 21, 2020

The insurtech movement has been underway for the better part of a decade. Now that we have entered the 2020s, it might be worth exploring what could be on the horizon for insurtech over the next ten years. Insurtech has evolved from its origins in the early part of the last decade (as an offshoot of the FinTech movement) and quickly gained momentum over the last few years to experience a strong close in 2019.

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Do Entrepreneurs Need Business Insurance?

Article | April 7, 2020

Being an entrepreneur is no piece of cake. You are going out on your own, venturing into a new industry and the future is unknown. Many factors will contribute to whether your new business will be a success or not. One of those factors is whether you purchase comprehensive business insurance from the get-go. Below, we will discuss what types of business insurance you should consider as an entrepreneur who is starting your own company.

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How chatbots are driving insurtech

Article | March 10, 2020

The first chatbot, called ELIZA, was built in 1966 by MIT professor Joseph Weizenbaum. It used a pattern matching system to simulate a human conversation and gave a series of scripted responses designed to have it play the role of a therapist. Today, chatbot technology is a vital part of the way that companies across a myriad of sectors interact with their customers, with applications covering everything from content delivery to conversational ecommerce. By 2025, the global chatbot market is expected to reach $1.25bn.

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Spotlight

Bankers Insurance, LLC

Bankers Insurance, LLC is a full-service, independent insurance agency headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Since our inception in 1999, we have experienced tremendous growth and have secured our status as one of the leading agencies in the insurance industry. We pride ourselves on being one of the largest small agencies in the Virginia/North Carolina region. This allows us to offer our clients all of the resources and benefits of a large agency without sacrificing the most important aspects: local customer service and management.

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