December 15, 2017

Gebhard Named SFM’s Vice President of Communications

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loomington, MN – SFM’s Board of Directors approved the promotion of Andy Gebhard to Vice President, Communications earlier this month. Gebhard has been with SFM since 2007 in various roles, and most recently held the position of Director of Communications and Social Media. In this position, he oversaw the company’s recent brand awareness…[Continue Reading]

MA Man Indicted for Collecting More Than $18,000 in Workers’ Comp Benefits While Working

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Worcester, MA – Attorney General Maura Healey recently announced that a Milford man has been indicted on larceny and workers’ compensation fraud charges in connection with allegedly collecting more than $18,000 in disability benefits while he continued to work. Kenneth Doyle, age 42, of Milford, was indicted this week by a Worcester…[Continue Reading]

New Leaders Speak Post!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the continuation of our “Leaders Speak” series with another installment from Dax Craig, CEO and President of Valen Analytics. Read Dax’s new article at WorkCompWire…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 6/28/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Friday catch-up Managed Care Matters Wearable Technology’s Impact On Claims Management Safety National Conference Chronicles The First Step in Keeping Workers’ Compensation Claims Out of Court Republic Capital Claims Blog Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside… [Continue Reading]

Dax Craig: Entering ‘Phase 2’ of Predictive Analytics: What is it and When is a Carrier Ready?

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More than half of P/C insurers are using predictive analytics for risk selection and pricing – nearly double its current use in other areas of business. Early adopters are becoming increasingly savvy in their ability to obtain actionable insights and improve underwriting performance. What began – and still is in many cases – a division between “the haves and have-nots” of…[Continue Reading]

Genex Announces 5th Annual Case Manager Scholarship Award Recipients

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Wayne, PA – Investing in the future of workers’ comp services is a priority at Genex Services, as evidenced by the company’s annual Case Manager Scholarship Program. Now in its 5th year, the program has donated more than a half-million in funding to nursing and vocational academic programs across the country. To select the best…[Continue Reading]

SFM’s Beth Baker Elected Secretary/Treasurer of ACOEM Board of Directors

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Bloomington, MN – SFM Medical Consultant Beth Baker, M.D., MPH, FACOEM, was elected secretary/treasurer for the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and started in the new role in April. The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) represents more than 4,500 healthcare…[Continue Reading]

FL Pharmacist Gets More Than 24 Years for Illegally Dispensing Oxycodone

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Orlando, FL – United States District Judge Paul G. Byron has sentenced Valentine Okonkwo (54, Orlando) to 24 years and 4 months in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute and dispense oxycodone outside the usual course of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose and for dispensing and distributing…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Safety Second?

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the National Safety Council’s recent release of the results of a new survey that found 33% of employees surveyed across the nation believe safety takes a back seat to productivity at their organizations. The NSC noted that the findings were even worse…[Continue Reading]

NSC: One Third of Workers Say Their Employers Prioritize Productivity Over Safety

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Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council recently released survey results showing 33% of the 2,000 employees surveyed across the nation believe safety takes a back seat to productivity at their organizations. The percentage was even higher among employees in high-risk industries. Sixty percent of respondents in the construction industry, and…[Continue Reading]

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