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There are so many elements that go into a successful workers’ compensation program. Real trust that goes both ways is the glue that binds them all together.
Telephonic nurse case managers are the unsung heroes of difficult workers’ comp claims.
The causes of chronic pain often remain elusive to scientists, but new research suggests that the brain, not the body, is at fault for continued aches and pains.
Meet the panelists of one of NWCDC’s most anticipated sessions, ’60 Tips in 60 Minutes – Avoiding Medical Mismanagement’s Claims Fallout.’
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.
Workers’ compensation suffers from an image problem as an it straddles insurance and the health care system. But there might be good news still.
Longer hours aren’t making your workers more productive, but they could be causing dangerous fatigue.
Differences in state workers’ compensation policies can create a headache for both employers and injured workers when interstate claims arise.
R3 Continuum and U.S. Bank have piloted a program that works to improve behavioral health workplace reintegration.
Older workers tend to have fewer injuries, but they often take longer to recover.
Injured workers often don’t grasp the role of nurse case managers within the workers’ comp process, which is why establishing trust is paramount.
A new report found that agility without resilience is a recipe for burnout. Here are the employees who are most at risk.
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.
After a traumatic event, injured workers may want to avoid the scene of the accident. But returning to work could help them heal.
A new report from NCCI found that self-driving cars could reduce workers’ comp claims costs. But many people remain afraid of the new technology.
Stories about tech-related injuries are often focused on teenagers, but adults who use their phones, laptops and tablets at work could also be at risk.
A teleworker’s fall over a family pet highlights how questions about compensability and causation can be trickier when injuries occur off site.
Each year, behavioral health conditions take a huge toll on workplace productivity and worker well-being. Here’s how you can spot issues before they affect your business.
A lack of product standardization, the new federal legality of some types of CBD and ever changing state regulations are just some of the issues facing the medical cannabis community.