Shrode to Share Expertise at CLM College of Workers Compensation

OneBeacon’s Mark Shrode will present at the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance’s 2015 Claims College School of Workers’ Compensation. Guided by some of the leading experts in the claims industry, the event will be held in Philadelphia, Penn. from September 9-12. The Claims College experience is designed to help educate and grow the claims profession, offering attendees courses, in-class instruction, group projects, a designation and more.

Mark’s role at OneBeacon as a Workers Compensation Claims Supervisor has helped him hone his training skills and professional expertise. In our Denver, Colo.-based office, Mark leads OneBeacon’s Workers Compensation Claims Trainee program where members work toward their AIC designation and attend training sessions provided by colleagues in various departments.

New Whitepaper from OneBeacon Technology: Personalized Medicine

OneBeacon Technology has just published a new whitepaper. Authored by risk control specialist Elizabeth Marazzo, “Personalized Medicine: A Healthcare Revolution”  discusses  technology that identifies individual patient biological markers, how personalized medicine protocols are subsequently developed and tailored, and the ethical, legal and social implications of this approach. Emerging healthcare provider challenges and risks are also presented.

Visit onebeacontech.com to access our full library of technology whitepapers addressing a broad range of emerging technologies and risks.

OneBeacon’s Lauer and Keenan Discuss the Clinical Trials Marketplace

Recently, OneBeacon Technology Insurance’s Todd Lauer and Jim Keenan were interviewed by Carrier Management regarding the state of the clinical trials insurance marketplace. The article discusses how this coverage is evolving due to changing regulatory issues, more sophisticated customer needs and exposures, and the growing international scope of clinical trials.

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New Claims Partnership Program from OneBeacon Design Professionals

Managing claims well is good business.  Preventing them is even better. Through our new Claims Partnership Program, OneBeacon Design Professionals can help you recognize and prevent problems before they become claims. And in the case a claim occurs, our experienced team is here to help effectively and efficiently handle it from start to finish. Learn more>>

Curbing Distracted Driving by Law Enforcement

From cell phones to navigation systems, distracted driving is ever-present on our roads today. Recent studies have shown that distracted driving by law enforcement officials – who are often required to use radios, computers and operating emergency lights and sounds – is on the rise. With the difficult job of looking out for the safety of our communities, police officers cannot afford to put themselves at any more risk by multitasking at the wheel.

In an article recently published in American City & County, OneBeacon Government Risks’ (OBGR) Julie Frisbey Decker offers insight on how officials can avoid distracted driving by minimizing or removing in-vehicle distractions and obstructions. Read the full story>>

OneBeacon Technology’s New Media Forms Featured in IA Magazine

A profile on OneBeacon Technology Insurance’s (OBTI) new media liability forms was recently featured in Independent Agent (IA) magazine’s “Markets” column. The article includes detailed information on the product and insight from OBTI Assistant Vice President and Underwriting Manager Regina Williams. Please visit IA’s website to read the full article>> 

Summertime Boating Safety Tips

With the Fourth of July holiday approaching, boat owners and guests alike are gearing up for a weekend on the water.

To help ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all onboard, National Marine Underwriters’ offers useful resources including a pre-departure checklist and tips on boating etiquette. Click here to access these resources on NMU.com>>

We hope you enjoy the Fourth of July holiday and wish you safe summertime travels!

2015 OneBeacon College Scholarship Winners Announced!

We’re excited to announce the winners of the annual OneBeacon college scholarship program! For the 12th consecutive year, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust awarded $2,000 scholarships to eight of our employees’ children and eight of our distribution partners’ children.

Winners were selected based on their academic performance, leadership roles and participation in school and community activities. OneBeacon’s program is managed by Scholarship Management Services®, a nonprofit scholarship program administrator. Find out who the winners are in our news release>>

Celebrating Healthcare Risk Management Professionals and Risk Management Week

OneBeacon Healthcare Group salutes the work of healthcare risk managers. We understand the risk management professional’s role in today’s complex healthcare environment is broader and more challenging than ever. And so, while we pay fitting tribute to the healthcare risk management professional of today, we offer a thought-provoking look at the healthcare risk management professional of tomorrow. Written by Fay Rozovsky, President, The Rozovsky Group, this article provides a glimpse into the future of healthcare risk management. We encourage you to read the full article.