At NWCDC 2019 mega-session ‘Disability Prevention: What’s Needed to Keep Routine Claims from Deteriorating’, Dr. Gary M. Franklin talks strategies that prevent acute pain from becoming long-term disability.
A panel at the 2019 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo titled “The Opioid Epidemic: Mitigating Employee Safety and Health Risks” drew audience attention to alternatives that are helping curb the crisis.
A biopsychosocial approach helps injured workers achieve better outcomes, but jurisdictional obstacles remain. Joe Berardo, CEO of Carisk, outlines the challenges and benefits of a more holistic approach.
Health care risks run the gauntlet, from “typical” concerns like cyber and workplace safety to niche risks like pandemic readiness and the opioid epidemic. So how are health care facilities approaching these risks?