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Baby boomers are expected to place greater demands on both the group health and workers’ comp industries due to comorbidities associated with advanced age.
This Kansas workers’ comp manager changed one school’s safety culture by focusing on proper training, work-life balance and the world of special education.
Data has linked MSDs to opioid overdoses. But there may be hope yet: implementing proper ergonomic practices.
At NWCDC 2019, Risk & Insurance® sat down with Paradigm’s John Watts to discuss the company’s approach to catastrophic care and how it can be applied to other injuries.
At NWCDC 2019, Risk & Insurance® sat down with Optum’s David Young to discuss the company’s new technology platform and their plans for 2020.
At the close of NWCDC, an expert panel offered a spectrum of actionable advice for maximizing patient medical outcomes and targeting resources where they can do the most good.
At Carisk, the company takes complex claims management to heart with their Pathways 2 Recovery program.
Thursday morning, let the winners of the 2019 Teddy Award inspire you to build your own award-winning workers’ compensation program.
Kohl’s Department Stores knew a reactive approach in claims management wouldn’t help them achieve their goals. So they got proactive.
Specialty drugs, prescription cascades and generics are all impacting the cost of drugs in the workers’ compensation industry.
Absenteeism, higher rates of accidents and frequent tardiness are making this already costly epidemic even more expensive.
Evaluating a center of excellence is the key to making sure injured workers get the best care for the best price.
At NWCDC 2019, learn how new technologies can increase worker advocacy while also helping employers save money both before and after an injury.
From making it easy for workers in rural areas to see a doctor to ensuring injured workers don’t skip appointments, here’s how telemedicine is improving care in workers’ comp.
Medical provider fraud hurts both companies and their employees. Fortunately, new technology could help close down fraud shops in the future.
Telephonic nurse case managers are the unsung heroes of difficult workers’ comp claims.
High prescription drug costs are a huge issue in workers’ compensation, but there are a few ways to tackle the rising costs.
A Center of Excellence can provide top-tier treatment and rehab for some of the most catastrophic cases; it’s about time workers’ comp utilizes these facilities.
While it can be challenging to enact drastic changes in government or organizations that are set in their ways, Rodney Escobar knows ambitious plans can yield big results.
Using AI, Susan Shemanski freed up 3/4 of her safety manager team to focus on injury prevention. The result: a stunning 47% reduction in injury severity.