Expanding Hospital Residency programs? New Wall Street Journal article explores pros and cons.

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At Set for Life Insurance, we specialize in helping medical residents around the country with their disability insurance needs. We thought this article would be of particular interest to medical residents. Recently, medical schools have increased enrollment based on predictions of increased demand for physician services which are predicated on both demographic changes (the aging of the boomer generation), and …


Life Insurance Companies Using Online Personal Information for Underwriting

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By LESLIE SCISM And MARK MAREMONT Wall Street Journal November 18, 2010 Life insurers are testing an intensely personal new use for the vast dossiers of data being amassed about Americans: predicting people’s longevity. Insurers have long used blood and urine tests to assess people’s health-a costly process. Today, however, data-gathering companies have such extensive files on most U.S. consumers-online …