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2014-04-08 16:22:27

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new initiative of the American Academy of Actuaries points to several promising areas of focus for policymakers seeking to sustain and extend the slowdown in health cost increases that the United States has experienced in recent years. They include delivery system reform that focuses on better patient care coordination, financial incentives that reward value not volume, value-based insurance design, comparative-effectiveness...

2014-03-19 20:21:12

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several major media outlets, including The Christian Science Monitor and CBS News, have reported a comment made by Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus on March 18 that, among other assertions, characterizes actuaries' work related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in political rhetoric meant to elicit attention. The characterization of actuaries in those remarks cannot be taken seriously. The actuarial...

2014-03-10 12:25:56

NORFOLK, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing, substance use and recovery, announced that former Milliman senior consultant Daniel Santmyer has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Data Analytics and Reporting Services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130624/PH36534LOGO In this role, Santmyer will provide vital leadership to ValueOptions' Data Analytics Services division,...

2014-02-27 20:22:59

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Actuaries, the public policy and professionalism voice of the U.S. actuarial profession, announces a public policy research partnership with the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) to complement the Academy's intensive examination of health care costs and quality of care in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100322/AAALOGO The Academy sees in HCCI a shared goal of improving public...

2014-01-09 04:20:14

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiq [http://www.quintiq.com ], a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), has set 98 world records in solving the Flexible Job Shop Scheduling Problem (FJSSP). This achievement follows the vehicle routing [http://www.quintiq.com/optimization/vrptw-world-records.html ] world records set by the team earlier in 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/606756...

2013-12-23 08:30:07

New solution for investment managers harnesses the power of key quantitative investment analytics areas: risk management, portfolio construction and pre-trade analysis NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyclone Analytics LLC today announced the release of an innovative portfolio management web platform for professional investors. Designed by a former institutional portfolio manager and systems developer for BNY Mellon, the platform brings together many of the...

2013-12-09 23:26:24

In a timely webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will learn what impact the delay of the rule that policies comply with the ACA by Jan. 1 is likely to have for the bottom line of health plans. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 When the Obama administration reversed course last month to ease the requirement that all nongrandfathered individual and small-group health insurance policies be compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Jan. 1, it unleashed a wave...

2013-12-05 08:30:28

Talent Shortage and Lack of Resources Cited as Top Barriers to Realizing Big Data's full Potential in Society of Actuaries' Survey of Healthcare Executives SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Survey results released today from the Society of Actuaries (SOA) find that healthcare executives have high expectations for the benefits Big Data will bring to the healthcare industry. However, most of these leaders have yet to see substantial benefits, as difficulties in finding the...

2013-11-21 16:26:18

Physicians, Scientists and Actuaries Gather to Share Insights on Longevity and Life Expectancy SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Actuaries (SOA) and more than 40 sponsoring and participating organizations from around the world: What: The Living to 100 Symposium is a global gathering of actuaries, demographers, physicians, academics, gerontologists, economists, financial planners, researchers and other professionals to discuss the...

2013-09-23 08:36:27

DeepCover® solution from Maxim Integrated guards embedded designs, peripherals, or sensors with bidirectional challenge-and-response SHA-256 authentication and encryption. SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Designers can better protect their IP using the DeepCover Secure Authenticator (DS28C22) from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). The DS28C22 is a highly secure cryptographic solution for a host controller to authenticate peripherals or embedded designs, and it...