Global Health IT Policies—Accelerating Healthcare Transformation

Information and communications technology (ICT) has transformed a nearlyevery aspect of modern life, from banking to travel to commerce. The healthcare sector has been slower to take advantage of the benefits of these new technologies. Recently, however, global stimulus funding has accelerated the use of Health IT in many parts of the world. Nations around the globe have shown encouraging progress that demonstrates how the effective use of ICT in healthcare can improve access to and quality of care, reduce costs, and improve satisfaction among both patients and providers.

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Vancouver Island InsuranceCentres is now Waypoint Insurance. We look forward to growing our business off Vancouver Island with the launch of our two North Vancouver offices in 2016. We have been in many of our communities since the beginning. Our story goes back to 1863 when the BC Land & Insurance Group recorded its first transaction in the Comox Valley. BC Land is the oldest continuously operating corporation in BC.

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Munich Re Global Cyber Risk and Insurance Survey 2022

whitePaper | May 20, 2022

Anticipating the risks of tomorrow is embedded in our DNA at Munich Re, which is why we have been involved in managing cyber risk from the first moment it became a consideration - and continue to keep pace with its lightning-fast development. As the challenges this risk class poses to the global economy grow, we, and the insurance industry as a whole, need to provide proper solutions capable of addressing risk capacity and sustainability for this line of business. The numbers clearly show that the need for cyber security and insurance is increasing steadily: Munich Re estimates global cyber premiums to be $9.2 billion (beginning of 2022) and expects that they will reach approximately $22 billion by 2025. Given the ever-increasing frequency and severity of cyber-attacks, our survey reveals that the insurance gap is disproportionately high. And the mismatch between risk awareness and implementation of protection measures and the need for more capacity for larger risks remains a real challenge in what is an increasingly difficult environment for the entire insurance industry.

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Modernizing Insurance Data to Drive Intelligent Decisions

whitePaper | June 16, 2022

Data has always been an important asset in the insurance industry, which is largely built on algorithms and financial models. Today, that is truer than ever before. Data can be analyzed to provide insurers with deeper business insights and the ability to target the right customers through the right channels with the right offerings in the right sequence. It also has opened the door to a growing group of digital natives and insurtechs that bring innovative ideas and solutions to help accelerate and improve the customer journey. Today, the advent of artificial intelligence (AI) is increasing the importance of data across the industry. AI is widely recognized for its potential to bring greater efficiency and innovation to the entire insurance value chain, from customer acquisition to claims processing, and for all stakeholders, including customers, agents and employees. However, effective AI depends on current, accurate and relevant data. AI is key to competitiveness, and data is key to AI.

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A 3-Step Guide to Insurance Transformation

whitePaper | March 2, 2020

The insurance industry is operating in an age of radical disruption. Traditional insurers are no longer safe, with insurtechs challenging incumbents to rethink their business and operating models. The diversification of product offerings and ever-growing price competitiveness mean that customer expectations are changing faster than ever before.

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The Impact of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Insurance Sector

whitePaper | January 28, 2020

Big data and artificial intelligence (AI) are two words that are widely used when discussing the future of business. The potential for applying them in diverse aspects of business has caught the imagination of many, in particular, how AI could replace humans in the workplace. Big data and AI could customize business processes and decisions better suited to individual needs and expectations, improving the efficiency of processes and decisions.

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Digital Transformation Myths in Insurance

whitePaper | November 21, 2019

In recent years, the tech world has made a sizeable dent in the insurance world. The launch of technology based start ups, such as Wrisk, Brolly and Cuvva has made bare the fundamental fact that the insurance industry was not really synonymous with technological development. That is changing. Many insurers are now embracing digital transformation as their keystone strategy.

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A digital divide?

whitePaper | February 24, 2020

Commercial property insurance providers find themselves operating in unpredictable conditions, with political and economic uncertainty having negative impacts on business activity in almost every industry. The retail sector is under particular pressure, but there are also significant problems in the o-ice buildings market, as businesses postpone expansion or investment plans, and some consider relocating facilities outside the UK once (or if) the Brexit process is completed.

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Waypoint Insurance

Vancouver Island InsuranceCentres is now Waypoint Insurance. We look forward to growing our business off Vancouver Island with the launch of our two North Vancouver offices in 2016. We have been in many of our communities since the beginning. Our story goes back to 1863 when the BC Land & Insurance Group recorded its first transaction in the Comox Valley. BC Land is the oldest continuously operating corporation in BC.

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