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Paradigm’s chief executive officer of catastrophic case management, Kevin Turner details one crucial aspect that is bringing a holistic approach to workers’ comp: biopsychosocial analysis.
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.
Researchers can’t say with certainty why women who are injured at work are more prone to commit suicide or suffer a drug overdose.
Subrogation is an important topic that should be discussed, but it shouldn’t be presented in an isolated, misleading way.
Climate change is happening; summers are hotter, storms more volatile and outdoor working environments are changing.
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.
When faced with a catastrophic case, no one has more experience or data than Paradigm Catastrophic Care Management. We sat down with CEO Kevin Turner to learn what drives their expertise.
Data is a great resource for improving workers’ compensation programs. At NWCDC this fall, two separate sessions will help you figure out which metrics deserve your attention.
Managing the pervasive risk of fatigue takes a layered approach that includes leveraging data, replacing outdated processes and procedures and promoting a culture of wellness.
While at work, a teacher suffered a hypoglycemic event and received workers’ comp. Later she sought damages. Does exclusive remedy apply?
A new decision out of Texas aims to hold PBMs accountable for their role in perpetuating the epidemic. Other municipalities are likely to follow suit.