Engaging Your Employees in Their Recovery

There are several ways to maintain a better connection with injured or ill employees away from work and, in turn, empower them and simplify the process. At the 2018 RIMS Annual Conference, a session discussed the critical importance of engaging with your injured workers. The presenters included Kathy Tazic from Sedgwick and Jake Kelly from General […]

The Terrorism Threat

At the 2018 RIMS Annual Conference, Drew Olson from BDO USA LLP discussed insurance lessons from past terrorist attacks. The Boston Marathon Bombing shut down the city for a period of time, which resulted in over $333 million in economic damages to the city. One of the big insurance challenges for this was business interruption […]

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Managing Risk in the Age of Social Media

What goes online, stays online. Search engines provide more than 7.5 million results each day. Roughly 23 percent of internet use is spent on social networks. Do you understand what this means for the potential impact of a negative social media event? This session at the RIMS 2017 Annual Conference and Exhibition illustrated how to […]

Walking the FMLA-ADA-Workers’ Compensation Tightrope

Can you maintain the balance between the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and your workers’ compensation claims? At the RIMS 2017 Annual Conference, Drew Pomerance, Partner, Roxborough, Pomerance, Nye & Adreani, LLC, and Tamara Johnson, Vice President, Lockton, discussed how you can equip workers with the correct information […]

Managing Workers’ Compensation Risks in the Healthcare Sector

At the RIMS 2017 Annual Conference and Exhibition, this panel of healthcare risk professionals discussed the most-prominent workers’ compensation challenges and solutions facing the industry today. Speakers included:  Rich Reynolds, Manager – Workers’ Compensation, Providence Health & Services Paul Posey, CEO, Ascension Care Management Martin King, Director, Corporate Risk Management, Kaiser Permanente Mark Walls, Vice […]

First Responder Exposure to Violence

Ariel Jenkins, Director of Risk Control, Safety National and Kip Teitsort, President/CEO, DT4EMS LLC conducted a session at RIMS 2017 Annual Conference to discuss emergency medical service personnel and the violence they are exposed. Everyday they are threatened by assault, this attack could come from a violent patient, angry bystander or even an upset family […]

Wellness ZENter Recap, April 25

The first topic in the spotlight on Tuesday in the Wellness ZENter at RIMS was employee resilience. Kimberly George, SVP, Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare at Sedgwick, talked with Molly Doyle, Chief Product Officer at meQuilibrium, about the importance of resilience. Resilience is about the ability to handle the natural challenges and opportunities that come […]

Excellence in Risk Management XIV

This session at the RIMS 2017 Annual Conference and Exhibition explored the 2017 findings of the joint Marsh/RIMS annual study titled Ready or Not, Disruption is Here. Speakers included:  Brian Elowe, Managing Director, Global Risk Management, Marsh Laura Langone, Senior Director, Risk & Insurance, PayPal, Inc. Carol Fox, Vice President Strategic Initiatives, RIMS Technology is […]

Strategies to Manage the Pandora’s Box of Comorbid Conditions

“Sitting is as bad as smoking.” 10,000 Americans a day turn 65, increasing the possibility of comorbid conditions on claims. Claims with a comorbidity diagnosis are increasing. A comorbid diagnosis can give the provider, injured worker and payer more realistic expectations for return to work and recovery. Eric Patten, Director of Clinical Management and Complex […]

Two Worlds Joined: Risk and Compliance

Companies are increasingly asking their risk leaders to move into areas traditionally outside the realm of insurance, claims and risk control. This session at the RIMS 2017 Annual Conference and Exhibition illustrated how to take on the responsibilities and the knowledge that come with new duties in governance, compliance, ethics and audit.  Speakers included:  Lance […]

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