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As e-cigarette usage rises, danger lies in the lack of regulations and unknown long-term health effects.
Physicians are not monitoring their patients’ opioid prescriptions closely enough, but PBMs can push guideline adherence.
Accountable care organizations have financial incentives to classify injuries as work-related.
Whether general liability coverage will cover a construction defect is now a big unknown.
Compensability questions around at-home injuries could be solved with proactive employer guidelines.
To succeed, brokers must focus on specialization, leverage technology in client relationships and meet recruiting challenges.
In a trend that shows no sign of reversing, American workers are reporting higher levels of stress, which contributes to injuries and illness and hinders recovery.
Both houses overwhelmingly approved legislation renewing the federal terrorism insurance backstop, to industry leaders’ great relief.
Telemedicine can help combat an impending physician shortage and possibly lower cost of care for workers’ comp payers.
An integrated approach to employee health can help companies stay on top of regulations.
Risk managers must manage social media’s risks while harnessing its speed and efficiency.
Higher education risk managers are focusing on ERM, as well as cyber security and compliance risks.
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.