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Attendees of the 2015 DMEC Annual Conference reviewed both obstacles and progress in absence management.
A dirty bomb detonated in Manhattan could make a ghost town of the most populous city in the U.S.
A new report shows organizations are under-valuing their information assets and related exposures.
Cover art, clever columns and compelling coverage on emerging risks win recognition from the American Society of Business Publication Editors.
Nurses with the right skills and experience have been shown to have significant impact on red-flag claims.
Musculoskeletal disorders account for the majority of occupational injuries, but too few resources are dedicated to preventing them.
ACOEM and UL present Integrated Health and Safety model, with new index to measure business impact.
Climate change is speeding the deterioration of an already aged system. The fix will cost trillions.
Report highlights damage done by employee theft and fraud to smaller employers.
ASSE and NIOSH say not enough data is collected on subsets of workers that fall into multiple at-risk groups and need targeted safety interventions.
Baby boomers have higher rates of substance abuse than generations before them, which could complicate workers’ comp claims and further lengthen recovery time.
Speakers identify key compliance risks presented by the ACA and how to head off vulnerabilities.
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.