Performance Lab Technologies and Vivametrica Form EngageRate

By | 2018-09-28T09:00:17+00:00 September 28th, 2018|news|

Vivametrica is exited to announce a newly formed joint venture with Performance Labs: Engagerate. Based in San Francisco, EngageRate leverages Performance Lab's patented activity analytics and personalized participant experience along with Vivametrica's reinsurance-validated use of activity data to more quickly, accurately and cost-effectively underwrite life and health insurance. The company will bring to market a [...]

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Vivametrica Wins Outstanding Paper at NASS2018

By | 2018-09-27T14:38:58+00:00 September 27th, 2018|awards, Events, news|

This year, at NASS2018, the North American Spine Society's annual meeting and exhibition, a paper authored by Dr. Christy Lane, and Vivametrica Co-founders Dr. Rick Hu and Dr. Matt Smuck received the award for outstanding paper in basic science. This paper, Digital biomarkers of spine and musculoskeletal disease from accelerometers: Defining phenotypes of free-living physical [...]

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Christy Named Finalist in Female Founders Competition

By | 2018-08-28T13:50:26+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Events, insurance, news|

We are proud to announce that Vivametrica Founder and Co-CEO Dr. Christy Lane has been named a top contender in  Quesnay’s Female Founders in InsurTech Competition - the first global competition for women-led startups in insurance. Christy was selected as one of five top female founders out of 73 qualified applicants. "The competition was fierce. With [...]

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Read about Christy at Society of Actuaries (SOA)

By | 2018-08-24T12:27:45+00:00 August 24th, 2018|Events, insurance|

Last month, Vivametrica's founder and Co-CEO Dr. Christy Lane had the opportunity to present at one of the world's premier events for actuaries: the SOA 2018 Underwriting Issues & Innovation Seminar in Chicago. Presented by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Product Development Section, the 2018 Underwriting Issues and Innovation Seminar provided information [...]

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Vivametrica Announces Full-time Bay Area Presence

By | 2018-07-11T15:24:43+00:00 July 11th, 2018|insurance, news|

We are pleased to announce that our Co-founder and Co-CEO Dr. Christy Lane has temporarily relocated to the Bay Area. Currently Christy, Vivametrica's CFO, Haydn Lane, as well as co-founder Dr. Matt Smuck are all in Silicon Valley, a global hub for technology and innovation. Christy, who takes her second post as Visiting Professor [...]

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Vote Today: EFMA Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards

By | 2018-05-04T13:00:35+00:00 May 4th, 2018|awards, insurance, news|

Vivametrica's collaboration with SCOR to develop a Biological Age Model (BAM) for insurance is nominated for the EFMA Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards. Vote for us today! Vivametrica has been working along-side SCOR to bring new products and innovations to the insurance market. Vivametrica is on the leading-edge of research in the field of [...]

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Vivametrica Founders win Outstanding Paper at NASS 2017

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:13+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Events, research|

The North American Spine Society (NASS) hosts the world's largest spine meeting each year. This year NASS 2017 will be in Orlando, Florida October 25-28. Bringing together world-leading experts from around the world, NASS 2017 is an opportunity to become exposed to the latest research, technology and developments in the field. This year, we [...]

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Vivametrica panelist at Insuretech 2017

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:13+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Events, insurance|

Vivametrica CEO Dr. Rick Hu to participate in Insuretech 2017 panel: Underwriting 2.0: Opening Pandora's Box in Life InsureTech Connect is the world’s largest insurtech event — offering unparalleled access to the largest and most comprehensive gathering of tech entrepreneurs, investors and insurance industry incumbents from across the globe.Session Date and Time: Wednesday, October 4th: 2:30 [...]

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Smoking or sitting, which is worse?

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:13+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Health|

It is well-established that smoking is hazardous to human health,1 and is a major preventable cause of premature deaths. For years now, researchers have confirmed that smoking increases one's risk of mortality. Both heavy smoking, and more recently low intensity smoking2 have been linked to increased occurrences of death in various populations. It has [...]

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