Gartner Research

The Convergence of Life and Health Insurance Requires Interdependent Ecosystems

Published: 22 May 2018

ID: G00355036

Analyst(s): Richard Natale , Bryan Cole , Kimberly Harris-Ferrante


Life insurers are launching hybrid life insurance and health management products to drive revenue and meet consumer needs — a sign of industry convergence. Life insurance CIOs who understand the blurring of these products will build technical infrastructures to support future business models.

Table Of Contents


  • Life Insurance CIOs Will Need to Select Their Ecosystem Strategy When Implementing Life/Health-Management Hybrid Products
  • Life Insurance CIOs Will Need to Modernize Their IT Environment to Support Interactive Hybrid Life/Health-Management Products
  • The Path Forward to Interactive Life/Health-Management Products Is Not Risk-Free

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