May 15, 2018

A Data-Driven Understanding of Physical Medicine


In the consumer marketplace, customer experience is king. Online retailer Amazon is an example of a company that has long excelled in their ability to adapt and innovate in ways that optimize the shopping experience for their customers. And this begins with a data-driven understanding of what’s working vs what isn’t. One must accurately and continuously measure…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Avoid the Vortex!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features a Guest Post from Lydia Hendrix, COO of NeuLife Rehabilitation that discusses the challenges that face catastrophically injured individuals as they work through their way through the various aspects of healthcare systems toward rehabilitation and recovery…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 9/30/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Value-based payment – will it work in workers’ comp? Managed Care Matters Paying for Value: Can U.S. Workers’ Compensation Keep Up? Safety National Conference Chronicles New York Formulary on the Horizon Optum Blog Editor’s Note: These links lead to… [Continue Reading]

Guest Post: Catastrophic Injuries: How to Prevent the “Vortex of Failure”

Lydia Hendrix Slider

Those of us that have years of experience working with catastrophically injured individuals see the disturbing pattern time and time again…The patient presents to the trauma center with the initial injury and subsequently travels through a fragmented healthcare delivery system that all too often stops woefully short of meeting the individual’s long…[Continue Reading]

Utah Labor Commission Offers Grant Funding to Enhance Workplace Safety Practices

Utah Labor Commission

Salt Lake City, UT – The Utah Labor Commission is requesting applications to award funding for projects or initiatives demonstrating a commitment to workplace safety. The purpose of the grant program is to provide funding to entities who desire to implement initiatives that promote new or existing safety programs within the workplace. Proposals…[Continue Reading]

Tropics Announces Availability of Tropics Breeze 6


Sarasota, FL – Tropics recently announced the availability of Tropics Breeze 6. The latest version of the software further strengthens Tropics’ position as a leading provider of workers’ compensation solutions nationwide. Tropics Breeze 6 introduces many new features and efficiency improvements across the entire policy administration…[Continue Reading]

Owners of MA Contracting Company Indicted for Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Massachusetts State Seal

Boston, MA – Attorney General Maura Healey recently announced that the owners of a Fall River-based contracting company have been indicted on charges of workers’ compensation fraud in connection with failing to disclose the true nature of the work that their company performs. Paul and Cynthia Caron, 58 and 60, respectively, of Fall…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Safety Shows!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the Ohio BWC’s announcement that its Board of Directors was recently briefed on a report showing the declining rate of workplace injuries in Ohio is outpacing the nation. According to Dr. Abe Al-Tarawneh, Superintendent of the Ohio BWC’s Division…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 9/29/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Reimagine the Experience of an Injured Worker Safety National Conference Chronicles UR Nation End of Month Regulatory News Summary UR Nation Darke County Safety Council sheds light on workplace safety Ohio BWC Blog Editor’s Note: These links lead… [Continue Reading]

Ohio BWC Safety Report Shows Decline of Workplace Injuries in Ohio

Ohio BWC

Columbus, OH – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors was briefed during a recent meeting of its Medical Services and Safety Committee on a report showing the declining rate of workplace injuries in Ohio is outpacing the nation. Dr. Abe Al-Tarawneh, Superintendent of BWC’s Division of Safety and…[Continue Reading]

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