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Determining disability involves a team of players whose roles aren’t always straightforward.
As employer needs and challenges have grown more complex, integrated absence and disability management may provide an answer.
A hospital fired an injured nurse. Now it faces a disability discrimination complaint.
It’s time to start treating employee mental health as an essential aspect of physical health.
Providers are developing new strategies for keeping up with advances in prosthetics and finding the best options for injured workers.
Employers increasingly view paid leave as a way to keep key talent.
Health care researchers and workers’ comp insurers are discovering the versatility in virtual reality as a new tool for treating patients and training workers.
More states are offering workers’ comp benefits to first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress.
Advanced medical technology is costly, but greatly improves quality of life for workers with catastrophic injuries.
Identifying and understanding an employee’s behavioral and social issues will enhance recovery.
Progressive companies focus on behavioral health issues to enhance recovery from workers’ compensation injuries.
These sessions are among the many presentations on Nov. 30 at the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference® and Expo.
The NWCDC is committed to help you stay abreast of industry trends and manage disability and work comp’s toughest challenges.
As exoskeleton technology evolves, the potential impact on claims outcomes could make it worth the cost in some cases.
There are a growing number of resources available to address employee mental health issues.
Heightened scrutiny by the EEOC and DOL fuels litigation and shows a need for greater employer awareness.
NWCDC’s presentations offer leading-edge strategies from employers and other experts to mitigate workers’ comp and disability challenges.
Outsourcers often provide expertise and real-time systems, but oversight is essential.
Participants in the 2016 DMEC Annual Conference shared ideas on benefits integration and effective wellness strategies.
Governments as well as employers stand to benefit significantly by investing in programs that keep employees at work after an illness or injury.
Apply now for the 2016 Theodore Roosevelt Workers’ Compensation and Disability Management Awards.