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Trend Topic: How the ACA is Changing Health Care Analytics

By Syed Mehmud, ASA, FCA, MAAA Actuaries have always been in the business of data. Centuries ago the work involved scanning clerical ledgers to create the first mortality tables. Today, human activ

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26Sep2016
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Perspectives on Communication: Canada

En français By Ben Marshall, SOA staff fellow, Canadian membership “Communication is a two-way street.” This familiar expression may seem trite, but it contains an important gem of truth

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26Sep2016

Climate Change Interview With Caterina Lindman

En français Caterina Lindman, FCIA, FSA, is an actuary for Manulife Financial, working on repricing adjustable products in Manulife’s Canadian division in Waterloo, Ontario. Lindman is recogniz

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26Sep2016
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SOA Welcomes Ben Marshall—Staff Fellow, Canadian Membership

En français The Society of Actuaries (SOA) is pleased to announce that Ben Marshall, FSA, FCIA, CERA, MAAA, has joined the SOA as staff fellow, Canadian membership. Marshall is responsible for

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Adding a Master’s in Public Health to My FSA

By Carol McCall, FSA, MAAA, Principal, Health and Analytic Innovations Some people think I’m a glutton for punishment.  That’s their reaction to hearing I’ve gone back to school.  They sa

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25Jul2016
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Recent SOA Events in Shanghai and Shenzhen

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) hosted member events  in Shenzhen on June 21 and in Shanghai on June 22. SOA members had an opportunity to network with colleagues and SOA staff. Senior actuaries 

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Trend Topic: Mining Electronic Health Records

By Lillian L. Dittrick, FSA, MAAA Hospitals and health systems are increasingly designed to excel at the Triple Aim of providing patients with quality care and optimal experience at a lower cost.

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University Outreach Visits Conducted in Asia

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) staff, and volunteers from Munich Re, recently met with faculty and students at four universities in China. They answered questions about the actuarial profession, t

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Anticipating the 2017-2021 Strategic Plan

As we have shared with you throughout the year, we are preparing to introduce the 2017-2021 SOA Strategic Plan in October. This Strategic Plan will replace the current plan and guide our work and stra

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Q&A with the Predictive Analytics Experts from the 2016 SOA Health Meeting

During this week’s 2016 SOA Health Meeting, the Society of Actuaries will host a panel discussion entitled “Health Care’s Sea Change: How Predictive Analytics is Improving the Way we Deliver Qua

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