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Research Insights, hosted by R. Dale Hall, FSA, MAAA, CERA, Managing Director of SOA’s Research department and occasional guest hosts, highlights Society of Actuaries (SOA) research. The podcasts include recently released research reports, research featured at SOA meetings, and other related items produced by SOA research.
 
This podcast series examines current and emerging issues facing the actuarial profession and challenges to businesses. You can earn two CPD points for each podcast you listen to. DISCLAIMER The views and opinions expressed in Actuaries Institute Australia podcasts are those of the speakers or authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers or the Actuaries Institute Australia, it’s members, directors, officers, employees or agents.
 
Are we at an impasse when it comes to dialogue and the critical exchange of fresh and perhaps old ideas? Conflict seems to surround any meaningful exchange especially considering our country’s unique healthcare challenges. Join us as we delve into a myriad of topics that affect the health and well-being of all of us. To that end, we welcome discourse from alternative perspectives in a spirit that is challenging but respectful.
 
Actuarial Journey podcast connects and empowers YOU and other aspiring actuaries to pass each of your exams the first time by sharing insights, lessons learned, and step-by-step tutorials from others who have been in your shoes. Come join us Journeyers as we go beyond the technical aspects of the profession and explore the best ways to maximize your studying, and ultimately achieve success on your actuarial exams and career, so that you have more TIME for the things that are important to you ...
 
Hosted by David Wright, a former actuary and Chief Insurance Officer of Altway, a technology-focused health insurance agency. Not Unreasonable brings you interviews covering management, analytics, sales and economics interpreted through David's insurance and reinsurance background. Subscribe in iTunes, stitcher, or by rss feed. Sign up for my newsletter here and also see us on youtube!
 
Next Generation Medicine--the podcast tailor made to empower the next generation of doctors with principles of liberty. By listening, you will have a deeper understanding of why the patient-doctor relationship is central to a better healthcare system and how competitive markets unleash the creativity needed to achieve affordable, quality healthcare.
 
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Dr. Kashyup Patel is President of the Community Oncology Alliance and CEO of Carolina Blood and Cancer Associates. As a Medical Oncologist, Dr. Patel has worked hard to institute care initiatives that foster ease of access for patients suffering from cancer while improving metrics that save money. His strategic thinking is notable and this year he …
 
Dr Keith Smith, anesthesiologist, managing partner and co-founder of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma (surgerycenterok.com), and co-founder of the Free Market Medical Association (fmma.org) believes that providing medical care should be a mutually beneficial exchange between the physician and the patient. That’s how transactions work in other sectors…
 
The Society of Actuaries (SOA) released a new report on emerging trends in U.S. population mortality. The report uses data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report includes the CDC's 2019 mortality experience, along with prior mortality experience data from 1999 through 2018. Listen to Cindy MacDonald, FSA,MAAA, SO…
 
Listen to Jackie Lee and Ned Pojskic discuss how insurers and PBMs have a unique and creative challenge to collaborate with the pharmaceutical industry to innovate new mechanisms for single-use, high-cost therapies. Actuaries need to consider how cell and gene therapies are becoming more a platform for the development of new drugs and its impact on…
 
Listen to Sam Gutterman, FSA, FCAS, CERA, MAAA, FCA, HonFIA discuss Social Discounting - Application to the Risk Management of Climate Change with host, R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA, SOA Managing Director of Research. We welcome your questions or comments at researchinsights@soa.org.
 
Listen to John Bertko, FSA, MAAA, an independent actuarial consultant working as the Chief Actuary with Covered California and Steve Goss, ASA, MAAA, Chief Actuary at the Social Security Administration discuss actuarial practice impact of a new U.S. administration with host, R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA, SOA Managing Director of Research. Thi…
 
Listen to SOA research actuaries Mervyn Kopinsky, Cynthia MacDonald, Achilles Natsis, Lisa Schilling, Steven Siegel, and Ronora Stryker look ahead to 2021, both personally and professionally, with host, R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA, SOA Managing Director of Research. We welcome your questions or comments at researchinsights@soa.org…
 
Join hosts Anders Larson, FSA, MAAA, and Shea Parkes, FSA, MAAA, for the first in a series of podcasts focused on machine learning in the cloud. This episode introduces a useful definition of the cloud and digs deeper into what aspects of machine learning make it a good fit for cloud based solutions.…
 
Dave Dillon, FSA, MAAA, interviews Greg Fann, FSA, FCA, MAAA on his October 2020 Health Watch article “The ACA Underwriting Cycle”. This discussion covers the historical underwriting cycle, the state of ACA markets, the need for actuarial voices in the ACA discussion, and the potential disruptors of ACA cyclical patterns.…
 
Listen to SOA research actuaries Mervyn Kopinsky, Cynthia MacDonald, Achilles Natsis, Lisa Schilling, Steven Siegel, and Ronora Stryker look back on 2020, both personally and professionally, with host, R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA, SOA Managing Director of Research. We welcome your questions or comments at researchinsights@soa.org…
 
TRANSCRIPT: https://actuaries.logicaldoc.cloud/download-ticket?ticketId=63996dae-cc91-4155-bac6-b8ad7e5cdd9c DESCRIPTION: In the final Actuaries Institute podcast for 2020, Risk Management Practice Committee (RMPC) Convenor Liz Baker joins RMPC member Meera Sardana to discuss the latest news, developments and objectives of the RMPC. The RMPC is amo…
 
TRANSCRIPT: https://actuaries.logicaldoc.cloud/download-ticket?ticketId=c3c09a0e-929a-4619-9096-45142b4c3f37 DESCRIPTION: The outsized growth of the gig economy in recent years has generated strong debate in politics and the general community around the issues of workplace protections, employment rights and financial security of gig economy workers…
 
Listen to Ronora Stryker, ASA, MAAA, SOA Senior Practice Research Actuary; Prof. James Vaupel from the Danish Center for Demographic Research at the University of Southern Denmark; and Dr. Erwin Tan, MD, Director at AARP Thought Leadership Health discuss the 2020 Living to 100 Monograph's Demographic Perspectives on the Rise of Longevity from Sessi…
 
TRANSCRIPT: https://actuaries.logicaldoc.cloud/download-ticket?ticketId=642ce3cb-6773-45da-87ca-836798f3d809 DESCRIPTION: In the latest Actuaries Institute Podcast, Kriti Khullar is joined by the Institute’s Young Data Analytics Working Group (YDAWG) members, Henry Ma and Ean Chan, to discuss their recent analysis of the 2020 US Presidential Electi…
 
Listen to Achilles Natsis, FSA, MAAA, FLMI, SOA Health Research Actuary and Rachel Everhart, PhD, Director of Research for the Ambulatory Care Department at Denver Health discuss Comparing Measures of Social Determinants of Health to Assess Population Risk with host, R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA, SOA Managing Director of Research. We welcome …
 
TRANSCRIPT: https://actuaries.logicaldoc.cloud:443/download-ticket?ticketId=97717e83-49ad-4a3b-9f1c-3dc1b18ff571 DESCRIPTION: Actuaries already stand out in a world crying out for the brilliant analysis and communication of data. But some actuaries do it better than others. This new course – developed by Macquarie Business School, tailored specific…
 
TRANSCRIPT: https://actuaries.logicaldoc.cloud/download-ticket?ticketId=04b3b5d3-3045-4017-95a9-6a43c7a2c482 DESCRIPTION: Affordability of property insurance is a complex issue that remains a challenge for many stakeholders, notwithstanding numerous inquiries over at least the past decade. The ACCC’s three-year Northern Australia Insurance Inquiry …
 
TRANSCRIPT: https://actuaries.logicaldoc.cloud:443/download-ticket?ticketId=5a1a74c4-3ead-453e-bcf5-7328bdf7b1fa DESCRIPTION: The conference that every young actuary has been looking forward to all year is action-packed and right around the corner! With the upcoming annual Young Actuaries Conference (YAC) fast approaching on Tuesday 8 December, Jam…
 
Today I, Joyce L, interview Carla Balch - founder of Spesana (Spesana.com) a data and services platform designed to unlock greater efficiencies in physician workflows. Driven by machine vision technology Carla and her team hope to equip physicians with easy access to the world’s latest science, knowledgebases, and real-world evidence to make the op…
 
Listen to Ronora Stryker, ASA, MAAA, SOA Senior Practice Research Actuary and Magali Barbieri, report author, demographer and head of the Human Mortality Database and the United States Mortality DataBase projects at the University of California, Berkeley discuss Mortality By Socioeconomic Category in the United States with host, R. Dale Hall, FSA, …
 
Listen to our 2 guests from Milliman's San Francisco office; Dave Evans, FCAS, MAAA, Consulting Actuary and Cody Webb, FCAS, MAAA, CPCU, Principal and Consulting Actuary discuss Residential Flood Risk in the United States with host, R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA, SOA Managing Director of Research. We welcome your questions or comments at resea…
 
Listen now as April Shen, FSA, CFA, interviews Eric Schwartz, FSA, MAAA, on communicating actuarial model results. In this podcast, Eric discusses key questions and strategies actuaries should think about when they communicate model results to various stakeholders. Show notes: 1. Key stakeholders for modelers to communicate results to: Regulators I…
 
My guest for this episode is Otakar Hubshcmann, Head of Applied Data at Trans Re. The reinsurance industry is absolutely FULL of interesting data about insurance but there are a bazillion challenges of standardizing the data so that even expert reinsurance underwriters can make sense of it, much less machines and models. This is Otakar's world! In …
 
Dave Dillon talks with North Carolina’s Chief Actuary of their Medicaid program, Julia Lerche. This conversation discusses Social Determinants of Health and why the topic is important topic for actuaries. Julia also discusses what North Carolina is doing to address Social Determinants of Health broadly and within its Medicaid program.…
 
Listen to Patrick Wiese, ASA, SOA Lead Modeling Researcher discuss Trends in Normalized Weather-Related Property Losses in the United States: 1960–2018 with host, R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA, SOA Managing Director of Research. We welcome your questions or comments at researchinsights@soa.org.
 
In this episode, Dr. Kevin Knopf discusses the challenges of delivering value-based care despite recent advancements in cancer treatment. Complexity in our healthcare model can drive disparate outcomes and price inflation due to competing interests amongst a plethora of players. We discuss the role of insurance and alternate means of financing heal…
 
Listen to Ronora Stryker, ASA, MAAA, SOA Senior Practice Research Actuary; Jean-Marc Fix, FSA, MAAA, 2020 Living to 100 Chairperson; and Kai Kaufhold, Aktuar DAV, longtime Living to 100 international committee member discuss the 2020 Living to 100 Monograph's benefits to practitioners with host, R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA, SOA Managing Dire…
 
Listen to Patrick Nolan, F.S.A., M.A.A.A., SOA Experience Studies Actuary and Marty Hill, FSA, MAAA of PwC and SOA Retirement Plan Experience Committee (RPEC) member discuss Mortality Improvement Scale MP-2020 with host, R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA, SOA Managing Director of Research. We welcome your questions or comments at researchinsights@…
 
TRANSCRIPT: https://actuaries.logicaldoc.cloud:443/download-ticket?ticketId=64a2a45c-3752-4bad-8556-d00130784584 DESCRIPTION: Taking the road less travelled has landed Laura Tsui in the cockpit of Qantas’s foray into using data analysis to assess commercial performance and customer engagement. Having completed actuarial studies at the University of…
 
TRANSCRIPT: https://actuaries.logicaldoc.cloud:443/download-ticket?ticketId=3de6a82a-77f8-42ce-98da-3acdcb3771d8 DESCRIPTION: In the latest Actuaries Institute podcast, Angat Sandhu virtually interviews Annette King, chair and co-founder of Galileo Platforms, to discuss the formation and purpose of Galileo, her advice to those considering establish…
 
This podcast is a must listen! Host R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA, SOA Managing Director of Research discusses the upcoming SOA 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting & Exhibit with the following people: Mike Boot, FSA MAAA, SOA Managing Director of Engagement Kelly Hennigan, FSA, CFA, 2020 Annual Meeting & Exhibit Program Committee Co-Chair Cheré LaRose…
 
John Chamberlain, former executive in hospital management and physician practice management discusses why he left hospital employment and started Citizen Health to reconnect physicians and patients and simplify health care transactions. Citizen Health is one of thirty organizations that comprise Free2Care. John says that with Free2Care’s 8.5 millio…
 
TRANSCRIPT: https://actuaries.logicaldoc.cloud:443/download-ticket?ticketId=9f2690d0-bd9f-4bcd-be2c-2484d136384f DESCRIPTION: Through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in Asia, the activities of the Institute’s International Committee (IC) haven’t slowed. In this practice update podcast, IC members Brendan Counsell and Andy Yang discuss the IC’s Asi…
 
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