CAMBRIDGE, MA – Research-based solutions to real-world issues facing the nation’s workers’ compensation system will be presented at the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) 28th Annual Issues & Research Conference, scheduled for Nov. 16-17, 2011 at Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers in Boston, MA.
The unique conference highlights the first presentations of the latest research findings from WCRI while drawing upon the diverse perspectives of highly-respected workers’ compensation experts and policymakers from across the country.
Attendees will learn the most innovative approaches to systemic issues, including:
- Containing rising hospital costs
- Controlling the proliferation of prescription narcotics
- Developing effective public policies for managing prescription costs
- Assuring injured workers receive adequate and equitable benefits
“WCRI’s conference provides the cutting-edge research and out-in-front thinking needed to identify the challenges as well as innovative approaches for key issues in workers’ compensation,” said Dr. Richard Victor, Executive Director of WCRI. “New lessons and strategies that you can’t get anywhere else that will help you improve your results. The theme of this year’s conference is Challenges & Innovations.”
The Cambridge-based WCRI is recognized as a leader in providing high-quality, objective information about public policy issues involving workers’ compensation systems.
For more information about the conference or to register, visit WCRI’s website: http://www.wcrinet.org/conference.html.
A discounted registration fee is available to all those who register before September 14, 2011.