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What’s New: In Brief (March 05, 2008)


March 5, 2008   by Canadian Underwriter


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Aviva Canada Inc. has been awarded a three-year accreditation for its injury claims management programs from the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
Aviva is the first insurer in North America to receive this internationally recognized accreditation.
CARF accreditation provides Aviva and its Premiere Healthcare Network with an independent endorsement of its customer care and service program, according to the company.
“Pursuing accreditation was borne out of the desire to do the right thing for the customer,” Greg Somerville, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Aviva Insurance, said in the release. “With this additional seal of approval, our customers can feel even more confident that the care they are receiving is delivered at the highest standard available.”

Accommodations are still available for the 33rd annual RIMS Canada Conference in Toronto Sept. 21 to 24.
While the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel has been sold out for a few months now, space is available at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, located across the street from the Sheraton Centre, the site of the conference.
Hotel details and rates, as well as the link for on-line hotel reservations, can be found at http://www.mytravelevents.com/rims/hotel/.
By booking your room reservation through the on-line system you are guaranteed to stay at one of the designated conference hotels.
The conference website is http://conference.rimscanada.org for the most up-to-date information regarding the 2008 RIMS Canada Conference.