2015 NWCDC

Selected Sessions for Wednesday, Nov. 11

We highlighted these sessions for today's NWCDC attendees.
By: | November 11, 2015

Case Study: Reyes Holdings’ Integrated Absence Management Program DM 1

Today: 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Learn how Reyes Holdings, an employer with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide, successfully targeted an array of problems impacting worker disabilities, productivity and absences with an integrated absence management approach. Presenters: Dave Taylor, director, integrated disability management, Reyes Holdings; and Renee Mattaliano, VP, HUB International.

Improve Outcomes With a Quality Assurance Program for Managing Service Providers PM 1

Today: 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

This panel of experts will show you how to separate the best claims vendors from the average as they share insights into the quality assurance programs they have implemented and discuss the vital elements of claims-management partner oversight: Patti Colwell, workers’ compensation program manager, Southwest Airlines; Jim Kremer, senior manager, claims advisory services, Ernst & Young LLP’s Financial Services; and Amy Newton, associate VP of claims, Pinnacol Assurance

Employer Claim Prevention, Early Intervention Protocols and Defense Strategies CM 1

Today: 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Injury prevention, early intervention and claim-severity mitigation — as well as coordination among employer, adjuster and attorney when cases are litigated — are hallmarks of Hyatt Hotels’ workers’ comp program. Presenters: Sharon Weissinger, senior occupational health manager, Hyatt Hotels; and Lee Blitstein, partner, Altman, Lunche & Blitstein

Walmart’s Campaign to Manage Prescription Drug Misuse MM 2

Today 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Walmart identified 500 legacy claims plagued by the consumption of high-morphine doses and designed a successful, data-driven process to mitigate them. Presenters: Janice Van Allen, director of workers’ compensation, Walmart Stores, Inc.; and Mark Pew, SVP, PRIUM

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