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  1. Pension schemes and undersaving for retirement: the case of Latin America

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    Published by: Swiss Re Institute Content Type: Article

    Swiss Re Institute economists Fernando Casanova Aizpún and Caroline Cabral recently published the study "Pension schemes in Latin America: addressing the challenges of longevity". In addition to providing an overview of the existing pension schemes in the

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  2. The health protection gap in Asia: a modelled exposure of USD 1.8 trillion

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    Every year, around 100 million people around the world, mostly in low-income countries, fall into poverty due to the expense of paying for health care treatment. Stakeholders have attempted to better protect individuals and households from the financial fa

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  3. sigma 6/2018: Mortality improvement: understanding the past and framing the future

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    A number of risk factors, which can be classified as either biomedical, behavioural or socio-economic, have a significant impact on mortality. The latest edition of sigma examines developments in mortality improvement and whether the recent signs that mort

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  4. Healthcare financing reform in the U.S.: Trumping the ACA and Medicare?

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    Increasing costs Technology may lower costs in many industries, but it is actually a major driver for rising expenditure in healthcare. Advances in procedures and medication are mind-boggling – but so are the bills. Some advances, like the new hepatitis C,

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  5. Swiss Re SONAR 2016: New emerging risk insights

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    Risk management is not just about managing risks in the present. It is about anticipating future risks – and risks are emerging everywhere. Foresight information is key to enable fast, yet high-quality decision-making.

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  6. Transforming the global healthcare landscape

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    The 'Transforming healthcare' event sought to understand how these massive challenges can be tackled, so that improved healthcare can be delivered at lower cost. To see all video interviews from the event, please see: Evidence from the US healthcare system

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  7. Healthcare reform: A European perspective on how to succeed

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    But while costs continue to grow steadily healthcare is still functioning. So just how urgent is reform and what chance does it have of succeeding? From a global perspective, the depressing news is that most healthcare reforms actually fail. According to M

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  8. The risk of reform: How US healthcare systems are responding

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    US Healthcare - 2015 Lessons from the past Over the last forty years the US has fostered a fee for service environment in hospitals; the success of an institution depended on people being sicker and staying in hospital longer. As this changes hospitals nee

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  9. Transforming healthcare - Health policy, digital health and data privacy: Who pays the bill?

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    Published by: Swiss Re Institute Content Type: Conference

    Wednesday, 8 February 2017 16.00 Welcome Boris Frehner, Head Healthcare, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 16.15 Hacking healthcare with big data and common sense Stephan Sigrist, Founder and Head, W.I.R.E. 17.00 Forget S.P.E.C.T.R.E, Mr Bond - S.L.O.T.H is the

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  10. Transforming healthcare - Health policy, digital health and data privacy: Who pays the bill?

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    For more information about the event. Read the text version of the video below: "Mike Midgley: One of the biggest emerging trends right now is all of the technology that is being thrown at organizations left and right to consider in order to capitalize on

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