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Healthesystems is a leading provider of Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) & Ancillary Benefits Management programs for the workers' compensation industry.
The connection between physical and behavioral health opens an opportunity for physical therapists to address mental health for injured workers.
Considerations to counteract the cybersecurity talent shortage in workers’ comp organizations.
How problematic alcohol use can impact the workplace, claims, and medication management.
While opioid prescriptions and costs are trending down, some more nuanced, but still concerning prescribing patterns bear watching, including prescriptions for other controlled substances.
Examining tobacco use as a complicating factor in the workplace and as a detractor from injured worker outcomes.
Timing and accuracy of diagnostic test results can determine the course of an injured worker’s treatment plan, recovery, and claim.
With opioid utilization down, there is no longer a consolidated driver of pharmacy costs in workers’ comp. The industry faces more niche trends that require strategic formulary management.
What are social determinants of health, and how do they intersect with workplace injury and recovery?
The workforce is transforming before our eyes, creating a cascade of ripple effects that bear considerations for the labor cool and workers’ compensation populations.
As marijuana continues to enter the mainstream, what do current data tell us about marijuana’s impact on workplace safety?
Strategies for a safer, healthier workface amid COVID-19 and beyond.
Better metrics for physical medicine
10 Best Practices in Medical Claim Management
Older patients and fewer physicians in workers’ comp
Effective monitoring strategies can help curb nonadherence and its impact on patients and payers.
Innovative analytics tools provide better, more actionable data for improved opioid management.
Clinical intervention strategies must evolve to accommodate the complexities of patient management.
Having a holistic, comprehensive strategy is critical in the ongoing battle to control medical care costs.
Reducing WC claims costs in one area often inflates them in another.
It’s time to start thinking beyond opioids and adopt a new approach to pain management.