December 15, 2017

WorkCompRecap: Applied Analytics!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the recent announcement from CLARA analytics of the launch of its latest tool, Network Optimizer, which is a network analysis solution that incorporates case-mix adjusted scoring into a claims professional’s view of the network stack, allowing claims teams to instantly view physician scores…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 12/15/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. What we missed while we were in Vegas Managed Care Matters Texas Mutual 2017 year in review Texas Mutual Blog California regulators commit to quarterly comp drug formulary updates Business Insurance Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources.… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Intersection Introspection!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features a Guest Post from Mark Pew of PRIUM (also known as the Rx Professor!), who is recapping and exploring the concepts from an NWCDC session given by Dr. Marcos Iglesias, Chief Medical Officer of Broadspire, on the intersection of medicine and disability. In the session, Dr. Iglesias presented his…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 12/14/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Managing the Pandora’s Box of Comorbidities Safety National Conference Chronicles My Thoughts on the New MTUS Treatment Guidelines UR Nation The Significance of Maximum Medical Improvement in Worker’s Comp ReduceYourWorkersComp Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Outlook Observations!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the release of the 2018 Outlook Report from Valen Analytics, an Insurity company, which examined the increasing divide between insurance companies making incremental technological advances, and those that believe it’s time to disrupt the insurance ecosystem. Valen noted that…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 12/13/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Uncomfortable truths at NWCDC Managed Care Matters Operationalizing Predictive Analytics Safety National Conference Chronicles This top 10 list could be a real lifesaver Ohio BWC Blog Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check all links, but… [Continue Reading]

New Leaders Speak Post!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the continuation of our “Leaders Speak” series with another installment from Nikki Wilson, Director of Pharmacy Product Development at Coventry Workers’ Comp Services. Read Nikki’s new article at WorkCompWire

CompLinks: 12/12/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Blending Oversight and Empowerment to Maximize TPA Results Safety National Conference Chronicles Living Abled! Risk & Insurance 2018 Workers Comp Resolutions – A Look Back At 2017 Resolutions J&L Risk Management Blog Editor’s Note: These links lead to… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Toward Telemedicine!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features Mitchell’s recent survey with Risk & Insurance that asked workers’ comp professionals to gauge which technologies they believe will have the greatest impact on the industry in the future, and which operational areas will improve the most as a result. Key findings included that 45% of…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Cashing Out!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap rounds out our visit to Fabulous Las Vegas for the National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference! Day two was just as fast and furious, with plenty of great connections in the expo hall, some engaging session action, and finished off with some fine dining, Vegas-Style…[Continue Reading]

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