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Dr. John O'Brien

Life/Health Chief Medical Officer, London

Dr. John O'Brien is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Gen Re Life/Health Research and Development, based in the UK. Before joining Gen Re as CMO, he worked as consultant for Gen Re in Cape Town while running a pulmonology practice and clinical trial centre. Dr. O'Brien is a past president of the South African Thoracic Society and served on the editorial committees for the South African Thoracic Society guidelines for asthma and COPD. He has been a clinical investigator in more than 70 clinical trials in asthma and COPD.

  • RPaktuell 2018, Nr. 1

    Issue: Aug 31, 2018|Deutsch

    Chancen und Möglichkeiten, die sich für die Risikoprüfung aus der Digitalisierung ergeben können. Die potenziellen Veränderungen sind vielfältig: Produktgestaltung, Antragsprozess und Risikobewertung stehen u. a. vor großen Neuerungen.

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  • Underwriting Focus 2018, No. 1

    Issue: May 29, 2018|English

    “The Future of Underwriting” is the topic of the current edition. The insurance world, as well as the underwriting process, will be undergoing tremendous changes. Buzzwords – such as “digitalisation”, “big data” or “artificial intelligence” – are increasingly...

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  • Bewertung des Risikos von Herzerkrankungen bei älteren Menschen

    By Dr. John O'Brien |Mar 21, 2018|Deutsch

    Die Prävalenz von Herz-Kreislauf-Erkrankungen wie Bluthochdruck, koronarer Herzkrankheit, Herzversagen oder Schlaganfällen nimmt mit dem Alter zu. Häufig liegen mehrere Herzerkrankungen zusammen mit anderen Krankheiten vor. Das macht die Risikoprüfung...

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  • Assessing Elderly Heart Disease Risk

    By Dr. John O'Brien |Mar 08, 2018|English

    The prevalence of cardiovascular disease - hypertension, coronary heart disease, heart failure or stroke - increases with age. Often, multiple cardiac conditions coexist with other illnesses, and this makes risk assessments for applicants aged 70 and...

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