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When an athlete is injured, trainers rush in and assist the player to the bench for treatment. A large chain of discount stores, 99 Cents Only, implemented the same model for workplace injuries.
A workers’ compensation benchmarking study gains greater traction in its fourth year of existence.
A study concludes that stress at work increases the likelihood of worker injury.
St. Luke’s workers’ comp program is built upon relationships and a commitment to care for those who care for patients.
By helping employees navigate through the workers’ comp system, Cottage Health decreased lost work days by 80 percent.
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago succeeds with a commonsense approach.
As exoskeleton technology evolves, the potential impact on claims outcomes could make it worth the cost in some cases.
NWCDC’s presentations offer leading-edge strategies from employers and other experts to mitigate workers’ comp and disability challenges.
Participants in the 2016 DMEC Annual Conference shared ideas on benefits integration and effective wellness strategies.
Biomechanical sensor technology has broad applications for preventing re-injury and correcting movements that cause injuries to occur.
Governments as well as employers stand to benefit significantly by investing in programs that keep employees at work after an illness or injury.
A software-based system leverages comprehensive data to give employers the best chance of turning indemnity claims into medical-only claims.
Time is almost up for submitting speaker proposals for the 2016 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo.
A new study suggests that both age and job tenure impact disability durations for injured workers.
A car accident leads a nurse case manager down a spiral path.
Nurses with soft skills can significantly improve outcomes on complex claims.
One expert in workers’ comp law recounts some of the most interesting cases of the year.
We highlighted these sessions for today’s NWCDC attendees.
A progressive goal attainment program can help injured workers overcome psychosocial risk factors.
Models analyze variables at intake and afterward to identify claims that may become adverse.
Pre-work screens and fitness-for-duty evaluations aid the return-to-work process and ADA compliance.