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  • To Err is Human, To Estimate is Actuarial
    the impact of medical errors on the U.S. health care system, the Health Section commissioned a research ... total measurable direct and indirect cost to the economy. Estimation methods;Health care costs; 9562 ...

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    • Authors: Steven Siegel
    • Date: Sep 2010
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Academic partnerships; Economics>Health economics; Experience Studies & Data; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Data mining
  • In Search of That Most Elusive Companion to the HealthActuary ... Data
    In Search of That Most Elusive Companion to the HealthActuary ... Data sources of Health Care ... HealthActuary ... Data sources of Health Care data Issue No. 37. Health care costs; 9348 4/1/2000 12:00:00 ...

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    • Authors: Richard A Kipp
    • Date: Apr 2000
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Experience Studies & Data
  • Letter from the Editor
    including essays & interviews related to health care reform, provider reimbursements, rate filing review ... medical errors. Accountable care organizations= ACO;Payment reforms=Health care payment reforms; 9554 9/1/2010 ...

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    • Authors: Mary Kindel Van der Heijde
    • Date: Sep 2010
    • Competency: Communication>Written communication; External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Professional Values
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Professional associations; Experience Studies & Data; Public Policy
  • Soundbites from the American Academy of Actuaries’ Health Practice Council
    Soundbites from the American Academy of Actuaries’ Health Practice Council Updates on the efforts ... and influence health care policymakers on issues including principles for health care reform, Medicare, ...

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    • Authors: Heather E Jerbi, Tim M Mahony
    • Date: May 2010
    • Competency: Communication>Written communication; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; Leadership>Influence; Professional Values>Public interest representation
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Professional associations; Experience Studies & Data; Public Policy; Public Policy; Social Insurance>Medicare
  • Bariatric Surgery Holds Promise for Patients and for Payors
    Bariatric Surgery Holds Promise for Patients and for Payors An economic analysis ... health care costs supports the case for health plans to cover these procedures. Health care costs;Obesity;Value-based ...

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    • Authors: John Dawson, Pierre-Yves Cremieux, Arindam Ghosh
    • Date: Jan 2011
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; Results-Oriented Solutions>Actionable recommendations; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Economics>Health economics; Experience Studies & Data; Health & Disability>Health risks; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Data mining
  • New SOA Research Study Evaluates Cost Impact of Drug Therapy for Crohn’s Disease
    could play an important role in the national health care debate. Given the rapid increase in the cost of ... Shah. The research team proposed to compare health care utilization and expenditures between individuals ...

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    • Authors: Steven Siegel
    • Date: May 2009
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; Leadership>Professional network leverage; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Academic partnerships; Experience Studies & Data; Health & Disability>Chronic health management - Health & Disability; Health & Disability>Health care
  • Assessing Prescription Opioid Risk with Predictive Analytics
    Assessing Prescription Opioid Risk with Predictive Analytics We highlight a new approach leveraging ... users for more effective screening and follow-up care. Predictive modeling;Health risks;Data mining=Big ...

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    • Authors: Joseph Boschert, Andrew Gaffner, Barbara Collier
    • Date: Oct 2018
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; Leadership>Thought leadership; Professional Values>Practice expertise; Strategic Insight and Integration>Effective decision-making; Strategic Insight and Integration>Influence decisions; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Innovative solutions; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Demography>Population data; Experience Studies & Data; Health & Disability>Health information technology; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Data mining; Predictive Analytics; Technology & Applications>Analytics and informatics; Health & Disability>Electronic medical record
  • Cost and Benefit Trends Observed in Jan. 1, 2011 Renewals for State Employers
    Cost and Benefit Trends Observed in Jan. 1, 2011 Renewals for State Employers An analysis of health ... from state employee medical plan renewals. Health care costs;Premiums; 25710 1/1/2011 12:00:00 AM ...

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    • Authors: Robert Gordon Cosway, Barbara Dewey
    • Date: Jan 2011
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Internal forces and business performance; Professional Values>Public interest representation
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Economics>Health economics; Experience Studies & Data; Technology & Applications>Analytics and informatics
  • CHAIRPERSON’S CORNER: Untapped Opportunities for Actuaries in Health
    CHAIRPERSON’S CORNER: Untapped Opportunities for Actuaries in Health Summary of SOA initiative ... roles which are becoming available as the health care industry changes. Analytics and informatics;Health ...

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    • Authors: Susan Pantely
    • Date: May 2010
    • Competency: Communication; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>General business skills; Leadership>Change management; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Innovative solutions
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Alternative careers; Actuarial Profession>Professional development; Experience Studies & Data; Health & Disability>Health information technology
  • Reconvened Health Research Committee Ready for Action!
    general interest related to health care issues. With health care reform lead- ing the current administration’s ... the arcane twists and turns of the current health care system. Although health actuaries have ably navigated ...

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    • Authors: Steven Siegel
    • Date: May 2010
    • Competency: Communication; Leadership>Thought leadership; Professional Values>Public interest representation
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Academic partnerships; Actuarial Profession>Professional associations; Experience Studies & Data