Benefits Technology: Connecting the Dots

Tom Henschke Health Benefits, Health Benefits Administration

I’d like to tell you about my first cell phone – an ancient cell phone by today’s standards.  And no, it wasn’t an iPhone or a Galaxy.  It was a Motorola comparable in size and weight to an old military Geiger counter.  And no, I didn’t carry it around.  It was mounted in my car below the center console.  And no, it wasn’t hands-free.  It came equipped with a very short 18” cord that kinked my neck every time I used it.  Spartan by today’s technological standards, I was elated with my first cell phone.  I could literally run appointments all day long without stopping at pay phones along the way to retrieve my messages.  I was now connected to …