Medical, Found: 44 Items

How to Attract and Keep the Best Docs in Workers’ Comp

March 6, 2013 Insurance Topics 1

Annmarie’s WCRI Conference Wrap Up (Part 1) Last week’s Workers Compensation Research Institute’s (WCRI) conference began with an impressive 350…Read More

Workers’ Comp Predictive Modeling and Self-Insured Employers

February 5, 2013 Insurance Topics 2

Predictive modeling isn’t just for insurers. Self-insured employers – or those with captives — can also better anticipate risk and…Read More

What Employers Should Know About Workers’ Compensation Predictive Modeling (Part I)

January 15, 2013 Insurance Topics 8

A special “thank you” to Mark Wells for making this blog a “manager’s choice” on LinkedIn’s Work Comp Analysis Group.…Read More

Workers Compensation By The Numbers

December 11, 2012 Insurance Topics 2

Work-related injuries, illnesses and deaths: Highest number of workplace fatalities (in recent years)        8,801  in 2011 Those…Read More

Workers Need to Know the Truth About Workers’ Compensation (Part 2)

November 20, 2012 Insurance Topics 4

In last week’s blog, I explained that the path to a better workers’ compensation system begins with getting past the…Read More

Workers Need to Know the Real Truth About Workers’ Compensation (Part 1)

November 13, 2012 Insurance Topics 7

As a journalist and writer, I have objectively covered virtually every aspect of workers’ compensation from all perspectives for more…Read More

Why Injured Workers Hire Attorneys (and What Employers Can Do About It) -Part II

September 24, 2012 Insurance Topics 0

(Due to the popularity of last week’s topic, I am publishing my blog a day earlier than usual.) Last week’s…Read More

How Supervisors Can Improve the Workers’ Compensation Process

August 1, 2012 Insurance Topics 8

Never underestimate the supervisor’s role in supporting injured employees in the workers’ compensation process. An employer’s communications department can produce…Read More

Questions For an Employee Workers’ Compensation Survey

(This is Part IV of My Series on What Every Employer Should Know About Workers’ Compensation) Last week’s blog covered…Read More

Reduce Claim Filing Lag Time Through Effective Employee Communication Plans

(This is Part II of What Every Employer Should Know About Workers’ Compensation) Despite the best safety efforts, workers’ compensation…Read More