March 20, 2018

Insights for 2017

2017 is here and poised to challenge and change our industry in many ways. Key areas in the spotlight for the coming year include good health empowerments, regulation transformations, consumer-centric progressions, risk circumventions and tech modernisms.

Insights for 2017I think we can all agree technological advances are moving at an unprecedented pace. The terms artificial intelligence, drones and wearables are changing our lives. Still at the forefront for Sedgwick is our commitment to taking care of the people we serve. In 2017, topics related to mental health and prescription drug abuse are going to gain even more attention from employers. In addition, government regulations and legislative changes may create some of the most challenging landscapes we have ever faced as an industry.

We have been hard at work identifying what we believe will be some of the most important trends to focus on in the year ahead. The topics below reflect the key areas highlighted in Sedgwick’s “Insights for 2017” list. I believe that our list is a great resource and shines a light on the areas that your business should be ready to address.

Click on the topic that you would like to read more about or click here to read our full Insights for 2017 list.

We will continue to offer our insights as we monitor the following business advancements and challenges throughout 2017:

Good Health Empowerments

Regulation Transformations

Consumer-Centric Progressions

Risk Circumventions

Tech Modernisms

What areas will be most important for your company in the coming year?

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Sedgwick ConnectionThis article was originally published on the Sedgwick Connection blog. Follow our blog and visit our website throughout the year as we continue to investigate and offer new thought leadership in these areas of focus.

Additional resources
> Download Sedgwick’s complete Insights for 2017 list (PDF)
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About Jim Ryan
Knowing the work Sedgwick’s talented professionals do improves the lives of thousands of people every day motivates Jim Ryan, EVP, Casualty Operations, to do his very best each day, as well. His active participation in setting the overall direction of the company through strategic, operational and financial planning feeds our delivery of quality, best in class customer service and superior outcomes. Ryan has some 25 years of experience in the insurance claims management industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Drexel University.

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