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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.
When the data from wearables is integrated with virtual and augmented reality, simulated ‘virtual workers’ will help companies get a grip on workplace risk before incidents even occur.
A program analyst for the FBI sued her employer for not offering a reasonable accommodation as part of her return to work plan.
Watching workers go home safe and injury-free is why this health and safety manager does his job.
Cannabis shows promise as a non-opioid treatment for pain, but dosing uncertainty and the plant’s Schedule 1 status will need to be resolved first.
When a worker’s TTD benefits ran out and he still wasn’t cleared for work, the worker filed for PTD benefits.
The speaker selection team for the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo has released a wish list of topics they’d like to see presented during 2019’s event in Las Vegas.
During the government shutdown, the news focused on the 800,000 furloughed workers who went without pay for over a month — and justifiably so. But in the background, another group of workers suffered.
The definitions of ‘employee’ versus ‘independent contractor’ are up for debate, leaving employers to classify workers properly and remain compliant within state laws.
The Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force released new guidance for pain management in the United States in the age of the opioid epidemic.
Corvel appoints new CEO; Liberty Mutual brings on innovation leader; Risk Strategies adds new wholesale lead; and more.
From growing employee engagement to the laws surrounding marijuana use, these are the top 5 trends to keep an eye on in workers’ compensation.
Coffee giant Starbucks and other restaurateurs are grappling with safety issues surrounding needles and other hazardous objects being left on their premises.
Don’t miss an opportunity to speak at the 28th annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo. All speaker submissions are due in by Feb. 22, 2019.
Political shifts, ACOs, soft skills, the sharing economy and more are on the radar for the workers’ comp industry in 2019.
The 2018 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study suggests leaders are shedding the confines of traditional thinking as they strive to offset continued growth of medical costs.
When a childish chase leads to broken bones, the court must decide whether the injury is covered by workers’ comp.
‘Barista wrist’ is a very real thing. Starbucks’ manager of claims explains its impact and gives insight into other restaurant risks outside the coffee shop.
The federal government shutdown will eventually reduce funding to the federal courts. That in turn will create a bottleneck and delay workers’ comp claims.
Fear of violating privacy is one reason why more organizations don’t reveal data that could help the children of injured workers get assistance.
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