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INTEGRIS Health earns its second Teddy Award in recognition of how it has continually improved its workers’ comp and safety programs.
Newer and more innovative physical therapy approaches are making their way into the workers’ comp space.
Physical therapy is great. But work conditioning and work hardening are the true champions when it comes to rehabilitative care in workers’ comp.
Group health could stand to learn a lesson or two from the workers’ compensation industry.
At National Comp 2021, attendees heard firsthand from a PTSD survivor how virtual reality can be used to treat workplace trauma and pain.
Ahead of National Comp, the panelists of the session “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Physical Therapy Spending” share their journeys into the industry.
Working to integrate VR as a new method of treatment has led to new insights on how organizations approach workers’ comp claims.
As the world gets used to video conferences as a normal course of professional and social interaction, rehabilitation is coming to the fore with advantages for patients, care givers, and payers
The City of Philadelphia cut costs while doubling down on employee safety and investing in top-quality care for injured workers, earning its second Teddy Award in the process.
Nurse triage services prevent supervisors from having to make clinical decisions and they can jumpstart injured worker care.
After years of an impersonal culture that focused on transaction management, workers’ compensation is often looked at through a negative lens instead of as a benefit — but that is all changing.
Musculoskeletal conditions are a big problem for workers’ comp. Leaving their mental health side effects unaddressed could make these injuries an even bigger risk.
Building trust and educating employees about the workers’ compensation system are critical for achieving positive recovery outcomes.
Even with vaccination on the horizon, long-tail COVID-19 claims could make the disease a workers’ comp headache for years to come.
A recent WCRI study found that initiation of physical therapy within the first two weeks post-injury is associated with lower medical utilization and costs and shorter duration of temporary disability.
Telemedicine is growing in popularity for workers’ compensation programs. See how Starbucks successfully integrated telemedicine into its program to benefit its workforce.
In the first installment of the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference’s CompTalk series, MedRisk’s Brian Peers talks telerehab in the COVID era.
Unaddressed behavioral health factors can drive up costs for payers and expose injured workers to delayed return-to-work and painkiller addiction.
An on-demand session from the 2020 National Comp virtual event explores how treating injured workers like pro athletes can shorten recovery times and keep workers off opioids.
Danielle Lisenbey made history by becoming the first female member of the Crawford & Co. Global Executive team. This November, she begins a new chapter as president at MedRisk.