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Welcome to the CRL Insurer Services blog. From big data and insurtech to accelerated underwriting and self-service products, the world of life insurance is moving at an unprecedented pace. We are confident that mortality data and insurance industry capabilities will continue to evolve, and seek to provide relevant expertise and updates to our valued clients.

As we continue to provide lab, data, and underwriting services through the CRL Insurers Business Unit, we look forward to sharing updates with you here. Check out the latest posts below from our dedicated team of medical directors and industry leaders, who provide commentary on timely topics, innovative services and solutions, and the existing database of CRL expertise.

 

Kidney Function: What to Do with an Isolated Finding of Low eGFR

May 7, 2020

Estimated glomerular filtration rate, or eGFR, measures kidney function based on a calculation utilizing serum creatinine, age and sex. Occasionally a… Read More

Tags: Internal Medicine, Kidney Disease, Life Insurance, Mortality, Risk Assessment

The Value of the Electronic Lab Slip

April 28, 2020

Learn about our electronic lab slip products including eSlip and SecureSlip, and why you should implement digital workflow automation today. … Read More

Tags: Automation, Data Security, Laboratory, Life Insurance, Mortality

Obesity Data & Mortality Risk: What to Know

April 16, 2020

Unfortunately, our waists are still getting bigger and so is out mortality risk. More than half of United States adults… Read More

Tags: Bmi, Life Insurance, Medical Research, Mortality, Obesity

Medical Journal Articles: A Caution on Trustworthiness & Reproducibility

April 7, 2020

We know not to put too much trust in medical reporting that originates on the internet or in popular press,… Read More

Tags: Electronic Health Record, Healthcare, Life Insurance, Medical Research, Mortality

What Patients Don’t Tell Their Doctors: The Dimensions of Nondisclosure

April 2, 2020

Recent studies show that patient disclosure is a moving target, especially when it comes to concerns of digital privacy. Read… Read More

Tags: Doctors, Life Insurance, Mortality, Nda, Patients

COVID-19 Crisis & CRL: Serving the Life Behind Each Sample

March 31, 2020

We are closely monitoring events pertaining to the COVID-19 crisis and are working hard to ensure our customers are informed… Read More

Tags: Covid 19, Life Insurance, Mortality

Rising Mortality Rates: What Insurers Should Know & Consider

March 9, 2020

Bad news for actuaries: according to the latest from the US Journal of the American Medical Association, mortality rates for… Read More

Tags: Drug Test, Life Insurance, Mortality, Underwriting