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Nine Questions Mutual Company Directors Should Ask When Assessing Their ERM Culture

Every year our Mutual Practice team looks forward to the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) Annual Convention. With nearly 2,000 attendees, it is a great opportunity to experience the rich tradition of the mutual insurance industry, enjoy a diverse a range of talented keynote speakers and listen to a multitude of stimulating panel discussions.

  • A Blood Test Can’t Detect Cancer, Can It?

    By Andres Webersinke | Feb 06, 2018 | English | Deutsch

    We began 2018 with some promising news on cancer: A simple blood test can now detect disease in eight common sites. Called the CancerSEEK test, it was developed at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, and may herald a new age in cancer medicine. How...

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  • How Self-Care Changes Where Insurers Find Medical Data

    By Dr. Chris Ball | Feb 01, 2018 | English

    Healthcare systems everywhere are under stress from the demands of growing and ageing populations. Providers are looking for novel solutions to maintain or improve healthcare delivery. One approach is to develop health literacy to enable more people to...

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  • Series: Risk Matters
    Rheumatoid Arthritis – Advances in Therapy

    Issue: Jan 18, 2018| Critical Illness | English

    Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory autoimmune polyarthritis of unknown aetiology that targets the synovial tissue of moveable joints. The progressive nature of the disease presents a high risk of disability.

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  • Genetic Testing and the Power of Knowledge

    By Annika Tiedemann | Nov 16, 2017 | English

    Using genetic testing to make treatment decisions on serious medical conditions, such as cancer, is becoming more common. Approved tests number in the thousands, and the costs associated with genome sequencing have fallen sharply. Most genetic tests happen...

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