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US Medicare 2016 High-cost Beneficiaries

The US healthcare system is among the world's most advanced, but is the highest-cost by far.

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The Craft of Smart Contracts

This year, May 2’nd & 3’rd, for
the first time the National Bureau of Economic Research [https://www ...

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Helping communities bounce back with parametric insurance

On September 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael has made landfall in Florida, leaving a path of destruction in its wake: more ...

STORY URL: https://www.swissre.com/risk-knowledge/mitigating-climate-risk/natural-catastrophes-affecting-more-people-what-can-do-to-help.html
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A Cat-Modeling blind spot?

A Tsunami swept across Indonesia's islands of Sumatra and Java the night of December 22, 2018 just before 9 ...

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Parametric for the people

Today, the majority of the world's risks are uninsured. However, population growth, wealth concentration in cities and economic development ...

STORY URL: https://www.swissre.com/reinsurance/property-and-casualty/solutions/parametric-solutions.html
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Insurance 2020+

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As insurance professionals we have been describing the lack of insurance ...

STORY URL: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/networked-insurance-2020-paul-meeusen/?published=t
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Catastrophes, conversations and the client promise



As each of us across Swiss Re works to deliver on our client promise in a way that makes a ...

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"Hot Flat and Crowded"

As I said in my last post on Blockchain, I love reading things that broaden my horizons, teach me something ...

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Myths around 3D (bio)printing

Take care of your heart, you won't be able to print the spare one anytime soon!
3D printing is ...

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Plastics in our bodies: The next asbestos?

Plastics are everywhere. They're in our food, water and air. A recent study revealed that 83% of tap water ...

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Make Asia More Resilient - Closing the NatCat Protection Gap

Integrated actions needed to build resilience against frequent and forceful natural catastrophes amidst climate change


In 2017, Swiss Re counted ...

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The mystery of Palu Tsunami

An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 is not a surprise for Indonesian region, which is located on the Pacific Ring ...

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Closing the Protection Gap in Just 24 Hours

For the past three years, I have been preaching the message of life insurance and closing the mortality protection gap ...

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Flood insurance for my own house?

Being a new immigrant family to the United States, there's no doubt that I need to learn a lot ...

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Earthquake insurance - relief when it is most needed

Time and time again, as our industry watches the news of an earthquake striking somewhere on the planet we're ...

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