Latest Towers Watson Stories

2014-07-22 12:29:49

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study conducted for the Minnesota Hospital Association confirms what many in health care have already warned: a shortage of primary care physicians will develop over the next 10 years. Every year, MHA collects health care workforce data from the majority of the state's hospitals. For the first time, MHA asked Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW), a global professional services company, to conduct a comprehensive review of the state...

2014-04-16 23:03:55

Telematics Update: The first and only conference dedicated to usage-based insurance in Canada – ‘Insurance Telematics Canada’ (Westin Prince Hotel, Toronto, May 28-29) – will take place at a time when consumer interest in UBI has reached an all-time high as Canadian drivers seek out information on the systems that can reward them for driving more safely. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 In a consumer survey compiled by Towers Watson (who will be participating on two panel sessions at the...

2014-01-22 23:22:20

Telematics Update has announced that registration is now open for the complimentary live webinar on how to ‘win good drivers with usage based insurance in Canada’. Steve Livingstone, Vice President, Telematics at RSA Canada, Angelique Magi, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at The Guarantee Company of North America and Kelleen Arquette, Consultant at Towers Watson will contribute their expertise to the discussion taking place on Wednesday February 5 at 2pm EST. (PRWEB) January 22,...

2011-06-16 15:57:00

In the news release, WellPoint Appoints Harlan Levine as Executive Vice President of Comprehensive Health Solutions, issued 16-Jun-2011 by WellPoint, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fourth paragraph, first sentence, should read "Levine comes to WellPoint from Towers Watson, a leading global professional services company, where he served as a national practice leader for the firm's health management business" rather than "a national proactive leader" as originally...

2011-02-17 10:03:00

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vebnet, a market-leading global technology provider of total rewards and flexible benefits solutions, and Towers Watson (NYSE, Nasdaq: TW), a leading global professional services company, have announced a formal partnership in Latin America. The partnership combines Towers Watson's expertise in benefits, investment and communication consulting with Vebnet's market-leading technology to support organisations that need portal-based flexible...

2010-05-25 08:30:00

NEW YORK, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Although U.S. employers view controlling health care costs as their highest health care reform priority, few believe that the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will stem the tide of rising costs, according to a May 2010 survey by Towers Watson (NYSE, Nasdaq: TW), a global professional services company. Despite these anticipated increases, nearly three-quarters of all large employers (74%) expect to continue to...

2010-03-11 09:00:00

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- While employers remain committed to offering health and productivity programs, they are frustrated by the inability of many workers to change their health habits. In an effort to encourage healthy behaviors, a growing number of employers are tightening their requirements for workers to receive financial incentives, according to a survey conducted by Towers Watson (NYSE, Nasdaq: TW), a global professional services company, and the...

2010-02-22 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The continuing sluggish economy is forcing a growing number of large U.S. employers to take more aggressive measures to control rising health care costs and motivate workers to take charge of improving their own health, according to a survey conducted by Towers Watson (NYSE, Nasdaq: TW), a global professional services company, and the National Business Group on Health (NBGH), a non-profit association of large U.S. employers. The NBGH/Towers...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'