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A data hosting company transferred a health network’s electronic medical records, but soon a patient fell ill. The health network filed a third-party claim against the data hosting company.
Cyber risks are a broader threat then many risk managers realize.
Former players accuse the league of misuse of prescription painkillers.
Following a 2010 uptick, claims frequency has declined for three straight years at an average rate of about 3 percent per year.
The case for standing rather than sitting in offices is compelling.
What is the value of same state licensure for peer reviews in workers’ comp utilization review?
Historically, the outcome of integrated disability management programs has been a mixed bag. It’s time to re-imagine this concept and revisit the approach.
A round-up of nationwide regulatory changes affecting the workers’ compensation industry.
Significant interstate differences in payments to ambulatory surgery centers are tied to the way states regulate those payments.
Transportation accidents cause more severe injuries and workplace fatalities than any other event.
A closer look at the top 10 myths and truths surrounding same-state peer review.
When a nuclear reactor melts down due to a powerful tornado, deadly contamination rains down on a metropolitan area.
A look at the latest decisions affecting the industry.
The opioid epidemic is addressed by detoxification programs.
A serial enzyme study nails down the time of a heart attack.
The most effective mitigation strategy is one that addresses existing claims and medical costs while simultaneously striving to prevent new injuries or catch them early.
Post-injury drug and alcohol testing of employees — or PIDAT — can help companies support safe work behavior and successfully challenge claims.
Some evidence indicates medical marijuana may be useful to treat pain, but the workers’ comp system is not yet equipped to handle the issue on a large-scale basis.
To discover and mitigate adverse claims trends, Southwest Airline’s workers’ comp program manager fosters cooperation.
American workers increasingly report feeling stressed, a condition that can erode safety and drive injuries.
Refusal to confirm immigration status is not enough to prove an injured worker illegal and stop benefits.