2015 NWCDC

Selected Sessions for Thursday, Nov. 12

We highlighted these sessions for today's NWCDC attendees.
By: | November 12, 2015

Top 10 Bizarre Workers’ Comp Cases for 2015 LR 4

Today: 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Workers’ comp fact patterns can be downright odd, but whether the quirky claim is the result of intoxication, fraud, PTSD, workplace violence, horseplay, recklessness or just bad luck, important risk management lessons can be gleaned. Presenter: Thomas A. Robinson, co-author of Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law

Steal These Ideas! Teddy Award-Winning Employers Share Their Successes PM 3

Today: 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Winners of the 2016 Teddy Awards — American Airlines, Stater Bros. Markets, Columbus Consolidated Government and Barnabas Health — will share the inner-workings of some of the most successful workers’ comp programs in the nation. Learn the key strategies and tangible practices that drive proven and sustainable results. Moderated by Roberto Ceniceros, senior editor, Risk & Insurance®, and chair, NWCDC; and Robert J. Peterson, president, national accounts, Sedgwick.

Health Care’s Transformation and Workers’ Compensation MM 4

Today: 10:45 a.m. – noon

Health care delivery transformation is shaping workers’ compensation medical management. This panel will discuss how Boeing’s workers’ comp experience aligns with future health care models and how the stage is being set for the coming health care changes. Presenters: Lisa Kelly, senior workers’ compensation manager, Boeing; Kimberly George, SVP, senior healthcare advisor, Sedgwick; and Greg Moore, president and CEO, Harbor Health Systems.

Perspectives From the Industry’s Favorite Bloggers PM 6

Today: 2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Some of the industry’s best-known bloggers will share their views on some of the news stories and incidents that have made this an interesting year for workers’ compensation. Panelists: David DePaolo, DePaolo’s Work Comp World blog; Joseph Paduda, Managed Care Matters blog; Rebecca Shafer, ReduceYourWorkersComp.com blog; Robert Wilson, From Bob’s Cluttered Desk blog; and moderator, Mark Walls, VP, communications & strategic analysis, Safety National.

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