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This one-hour webinar will detail not only the primary obstacles to claims management mastery, but delve into potent solutions as identified in the 2021 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study.
Plotting out steps to recovery at the onset of a claim helps engage injured workers in their treatment and can minimize treatment delays.
A new report found that workers’ compensation patients are more likely to receive physical therapy treatments and attend more appointments than those in group health.
Omar Taha, senior director of continuous improvement at One Call, shared how his research on continuous improvement can help improve care for injured workers.
Silvia Sacalis of Healthesystems details the different aspects of holistic care for injured workers and why each is important for a successful return-to-work.
The company’s employee-driven culture prioritizes injured worker advocacy and helps get patients back to work rested and safe.
When refining a return-to-work program, employers can often overlook this one, crucial element: The interactions medications have on their injured workers.
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.
Erica Fichter of Broadspire, a Crawford Company, details some of the top strategies used to get injured workers back to work and productivity.
It’s widely understood how biopsychosocial factors can impact claims. The challenge is understanding how to identify hidden barriers — and how to do it upfront while there’s still time to make a difference.
Thursday morning, let the winners of the 2019 Teddy Award inspire you to build your own award-winning workers’ compensation program.
Telephonic nurse case managers are the unsung heroes of difficult workers’ comp claims.
A strong return-to-work plan is key to any workers’ compensation program. Here are five strategies that have proven results in getting workers back on their feet.
R3 Continuum and U.S. Bank have piloted a program that works to improve behavioral health workplace reintegration.
For Concentra’s John Anderson, getting patients back to work after an injury is what keeps him passionate about his job.
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.
After a traumatic event, injured workers may want to avoid the scene of the accident. But returning to work could help them heal.
Giving injured workers access to their doctors’ notes can provide clarity and improve return-to-work results.
The departing chair of DMEC’s board reflects on her 30-year mission to inform employers and elevate the profession of disability and absence management.
It makes sense to assume that workers’ compensation prices would impact injured worker outcomes, but a new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute shows it’s not so straight-forward.
Determining disability involves a team of players whose roles aren’t always straightforward.