Tampa, FL – Healthesystems recently published the newest edition of its twice annual industry journal, RxInformer.
The Winter 2022-23 edition includes two new installments in Healthesystems’ Social Determinants of Health article series, alongside other timely topics.
Hard Times: How Economic Stability Can Impact Injured Worker Outcomes
As part of Healthesystem’s Social Determinants of Health series, this piece explores the role that economic stability can have on individual health outcomes, and the complexity this can bring to a claim.
Coming Up Short: IT Talent Woes in Workers’ Comp
Industries across the globe are struggling to fill IT positions and workers’ comp payers may face even greater challenges in keeping technology initiatives on track.
Things Change: The Growing Diversity of Pharmacy Cost Drivers
With opioid utilization down, there is no longer a consolidated driver of pharmacy costs in workers’ comp. Instead the industry faces a growing diversity of smaller, niche trends that require more strategic formulary and clinical management across different populations and geographies.
Diagnostics As a Defining Touchpoint in the Claims Journey
It’s an early touchpoint that can set the tone of a claim: the timing and accuracy of diagnostic test results can determine the course of an injured worker’s treatment plan, their recovery, and ultimately the associated claim, making it important that timing, quality and availability of these services is on target.
The Triple Threat of Tobacco Use on Employer, Clinical, and Medication Complexity
As part of its continuing Social Determinants of Health article series, RxInformer examines the negative impacts of substance use or abuse on injury and recovery. In this article, we look specifically at tobacco use as a complicating factor in the workplace and as a detractor from injured worker outcomes.
Key regulation impacting the workers’ comp industry
AVP of Advocacy and Compliance Sandy Shtab provides commentary on regulatory activity around the country
Access the issue online here: Healthesystems 2022/23 Winter RxInformer
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