Session Highlights: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018

For Wednesday, Dec. 5, here are some great sessions to attend at this year's NWCDC.
By: | December 4, 2018 • 2 min read

Expo Hall Hours: 10 – 12:15 • 1:30 – 5

11:00-12:15 / How Advocacy Programs Produce Optimal Outcomes
Learn about the direct and indirect benefits of the advocacy approach to claims with Veronica Cressman, SVP, Medical Programs, ESIS; Linda Maw, Director of Workers’ Comp, TrueBlue; and Lesley Zielinski, Senior Director, Workers’ Compensation and Risk Intelligence, Kelly Services.

11:00-12:15 / Active Threats: Are You Ready?
Take steps to train and prepare for threats of violence with Anas Al-Hamwi, Senior Director, Health & Safety and Injury Management, Walgreen Co.; and Barbara Schultz, Former Director of Employee Health and Wellness, Valley Health System.

2:30-3:45 / New Insights for Mitigating Opioid Prescribing’s Impact on Injured Workers
Learn to use data analysis to help avoid opioid addiction with Michael Fenlon, Sr. Director, Global Risk Management, UPS, and John Ruser, President and CEO, WCRI.

2:30-3:45 / The Science Fiction of Medical Causation
Injecting evidence-based causation into workers’ comp litigation with Barry D. Bloom, Principal, The bdb Group; Rajiv Das, Medical Director, Albertsons; Negar Matian, Attorney, Matian Law Group.

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