Sandy Laycox

Laycox is editor in chief of Leader's Edge. Before joining The Council, she served as senior writer/editor for America's Essential Hospitals, where she co-launched an award-winning digital magazine and wrote a history of the association.  Prior roles include producing corporate histories for The History Factory and editing best practice case studies in corporate performance at the Corporate Executive board. Laycox earned a bachelor of arts degree in history and philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master of fine arts degree in creative nonfiction writing from the University of New Orleans.
We Gotta Get on It
Industry We Gotta Get on It
From building trust through technology to addressing resilience and underinsuran...
July 23, 2019
Get Lost in Leader's Edge
Industry Get Lost in Leader's Edge
Our website is redesigned with storytelling at its core.
July 12, 2019
Healthcare Hot Spots
Health+Benefits Healthcare Hot Spots
A snapshot of federal and state healthcare payment reform proposals.
May 24, 2019
Five Minutes with Ben Fidlow of Willis Towers Watson
Brokerage Ops Five Minutes with Ben Fidlow of Willis Towers Watson
We sat down at RIMS 2019 to discuss how WTW's predictive analytics are moving be...
April 30, 2019
Captives with Steve Bauman of AXA XL
Industry Captives with Steve Bauman of AXA XL
We chatted with AXA XL's head of global programs and captive practice, North Ame...
April 30, 2019
RIMS 2019 Goes Global
Industry RIMS 2019 Goes Global
Q&A with Kristen Peed, corporate director of risk management at CBIZ in Kansas C...
April 30, 2019
Addressing PTSD in the Workforce
Health+Benefits Addressing PTSD in the Workforce
Q&A with Dr. Teresa Bartlett, senior medical officer at Sedgwick
April 29, 2019
The Risk Manager's Take
Industry The Risk Manager's Take
Q&A with Cindy Roelke, who has risk management responsibilities for all of Weste...
April 29, 2019
Travel Risks: What Employers Need to Know
P&C Travel Risks: What Employers Need to Know
Q&A with Erika Weisbrod, director of security solutions - Americas at Internatio...
April 29, 2019
Is Bigger Better?
Health+Benefits Is Bigger Better?
Rob Edwards, chief external affairs officer at the University of Kentucky Health...
March 28, 2019
We’re in the Money
Industry We’re in the Money
Amrit David, managing director in the International Investment Bank at Barclays,...
March 28, 2019
Welcome to The Shop
Health+Benefits Welcome to The Shop
A glimpse of life inside a cultural and community hub that is making a differenc...
March 1, 2019
1984 or 2019?
Health+Benefits 1984 or 2019?
Who’s driving the next evolution of healthcare data?
January 23, 2019
Pushing the Edge
Lifestyle Pushing the Edge
For 15 years, Rick Pullen did things differently than everyone else, changing th...
November 30, 2018
Quiet Your Mind
Brokerage Ops Quiet Your Mind
Clear your head and lead in the moment: a Q&A with Kevin Davis.
August 30, 2018
The Great Cost-Shift
Health+Benefits The Great Cost-Shift
Q&A with author and healthcare futurist Ian Morrison
November 30, 2017
Developments in Puerto Rico
P&C Developments in Puerto Rico
While much uncertainty remains, here’s an initial look at where losses might c...
October 30, 2017
A Common Language
Health+Benefits A Common Language
Q&A with Rod Cruickshank, President & CEO of The Partners Group
October 30, 2017
Walk the Talk
Industry Walk the Talk
Q&A with Zenefits Vice President of Carrier Relations Colin Rogers
October 20, 2017
Stake in the Ground
Industry Stake in the Ground
Q&A with OneDigital Chief Growth Officer Mike Sullivan
September 26, 2017
Medical Exam
Health+Benefits Medical Exam
Tech-enabled transparency is a major step in regaining control of healthcare cos...
May 25, 2017
VIDEO: Tough Minded In A Soft Market
Industry VIDEO: Tough Minded In A Soft Market
Council members speak their mind on what it takes to succeed in today’s insura...
April 28, 2017
How JUST Are You?
Industry How JUST Are You?
JUST Capital ranks the insurance industry.
February 24, 2017
Dying While Human
Health+Benefits Dying While Human
The palliative care movement is better for patients, providers and payers
January 5, 2017
Leader’s Edge Predicts NFL’s $1 Billion Payout
Health+Benefits Leader’s Edge Predicts NFL’s $1 Billion Payout
A landmark agreement between the NFL and former players is finally being settled...
December 15, 2016
Uncertainty Abounds, Opportunity Exists
Industry Uncertainty Abounds, Opportunity Exists
How will Fidel Castro’s death affect Cuba? Will Trump engage?
November 28, 2016
Prescription Addiction
P&C Prescription Addiction
While money and misinformation fuel America’s opioid crisis, brokers fight to ...
October 26, 2016
ColoradoCare at ILF 2016
Health+Benefits ColoradoCare at ILF 2016
2016 holds some critical state-level issues in play that could have a major impa...
October 12, 2016
The Marketing Mind
Brokerage Ops The Marketing Mind
Using automation tools, marketers can harness data to drive new business.
July 26, 2016