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A new program that tackles psychosocial barriers gets injured workers back on the job in 10 weeks.
Risk Scenarios Live! explored the lessons learned from the handling of a construction worker’s injury.
The opening keynote addressed ways employers can promote total health and reduce spending.
While beneficial to WC costs, there is confusion over whether wellness programs can carry penalties for non-participation.
New demands and recruiting challenges make some roles hard to fill, but educational efforts are bridging the gap.
The 2014 meeting of PCIAA focused on innovation and disruptive thinking as the way to meet future challenges.
Though risk to US health care workers remains low, an Ebola outbreak could pose a workers’ comp risk to the industry.
Physicians and advocacy groups are taking a stand against the FDA’s approval of a new extended release opioid.
A New York appellate judge ruled that workers’ comp carriers with California policyholders must file any side agreements with the state insurance department.
As business travel increases, risk managers need intelligence and communication systems to keep employees safe.
A recent food truck explosion highlights need for tighter safety protocols.
Mall vacancies elevate property and general liability risks, but offer opportunities for revitalization.
Workers’ compensation rate decreases are encouraging, but may not translate into lower prices for employers right away.
Dr. Frank Tomecek is using advanced diagnostics to reduce surgery frequency.
Devising and communicating training programs in the hazardous timber industry has substantially reduced injuries.
Executives and risk managers must learn how to manage social media’s risks while harnessing its speed and efficiency.
Obesity could push up health care and workers’ comp costs, but wellness programs may dull the impact.
Earnings are up in P/C segments for many carriers, with high expectations for full year profits.
Patients who received early MRI experienced higher costs and longer disability periods. Adherence to guidelines could solve the problem.
Procedural shortcomings render the Florida ruling finding exclusive remedy unconstitutional without real legal effect.