One Crucial Way Aviation Safety Could Help Advance Health Care Programming

Air travel and healthcare have operational parallels, but the key difference for air safety lies in its well-researched top-notch policies and procedures. How can we bring healthcare up to speed? Let’s talk. What does it mean to fly? Air travel is a part of daily business life for many around the world. The concept of being able to travel from Atlanta to Los Angeles in under five hours was inconceivable 100 years ago, and even just 50 years ago it was reserved for only the wealthy. Now, air travel is so commonplace, the prospect of being in a pressurized cabin at 35,000 feet and cruising 500 mph is not scary to business people and mothers with children alike. Why? Because of…


Mark Pew

Thursday Thought Leader: Adam Potter

Adam Potter: if you don’t know him, then you need to get him on your radar right now. He’s a leader in the insurance industry, with a long list of achievements to his name. He’s most notably known as the Founder and CEO of The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, more commonly referred to as CLM Alliance. It’s a huge professional network, boasting over 35,000 members in the claims resolution and litigation management sectors. If managing the industry’s largest professional association isn’t enough, he recently purchased Business Insurance, a reliable news and information source for those who want to be informed about business-related risk. With that acquisition, he also took on the title of CEO. We know we don’t have to…


Jackelyn Ho

Why The Spencer Ed 5K Fun Run is The Best Decision You’ll Make at RIMS

Conferences are all about happy hours and education, right? In that exact order? Well, that’s not the case for RIMS, the must-attend national conference made for risk managers, brokers, underwriters, claims managers, and those of the like. The drinks and business cards flow equally here, but the standout event of the whole week is without a doubt, Spencer Educational Foundation 5k Fun Run.   Launched three years ago at RIMS in New Orleans, this Sedgwick-sponsored race brings together industry professionals to run their hearts out for a good cause. For one, it’s the only event of the conference that keeps attendees feeling fresh and healthy. While participants revel from their all natural runner’s high, funds from the event go straight…


Jackelyn Ho

Thursday Thought Leader: Jon Wroten

We think Jon Wroten won the career lottery. At first glance, it looks like he’s just one of the regular faces at industry events, making sure he lives up to his title as Senior Vice President of Regulatory Compliance and Quality at Sedgwick. Not too bad of a life, right? That’s already a win. What you may not know is that he had a life before joining the insurance industry. He was once a deputy sheriff, then spent 18 years as President and CEO of a 1,200 person company, and finally topped it off as the Chief of the California Office of Self Insurance Plans. Then, only then, did he end up in the incredible role he’s in now. It’s…


Jackelyn Ho