Using Evidence-Based Medicine to Measure and Improve Health Outcomes

Evidence-based medicine can help reduce medical risk, measure medical treatment quality and ultimately improve the quality of care of injured workers. In this session at RIMS 2021, experts from Gallagher Bassett discussed using evidence-based medicine to improve health outcomes and its adoption within the workers’ compensation industry. Guests included: Jeffrey Austin White – Senior Vice […]

Navigating Changing Legislation Where Health and Compliance Matter

While it will take time to consider the full impact of the pandemic, early claims data has allowed us to get a picture of its effect on the industry, including the makeup of COVID-19-related claims. In this session at RIMS 2021, experts discuss COVID-19’s impact on the claims experience, both in the occupational and non-occupational […]

Putting AI at the Core of Your Claims Ops

Artificial intelligence (AI) can provide limitless opportunities for an organization looking to improve its processes, but how can its core functions assist everyday claims operations? In this session at RIMS 2021, Sandip Chatterjee, SVP of Analytics at Marsh Advisory, discussed the current state of AI in claims, including the lack of widespread adoption and its […]

Workers’ Compensation 2020 Case Law Trends

In this session at WCIvirtual 2020, panelists discussed examples of various workers’ compensation cases and ways that this case law can be applied. Speakers included: E. Louis Stern – McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, PA (moderator) Geoffrey Bichler – Bichler, Oliver, Longo & Fox, PLLC Marc Golden – Rosenthal, Levy, Simon & Sosa, PA […]

COVID-19: Adjusting and Adapting to the Great Disruptor

In modern history, there has not been a more disruptive risk management event than the COVID-19 pandemic. It has changed everything, including how we work, where we work and how we interact with each other. This novel virus did not come with a playbook, but after months of living through it, there are many lessons […]

Carrier Concerns in the Age of COVID-19

Workers’ compensation insurance carriers have dealt with their fair share of challenges during COVID-19. The rapid degree of change has been more than the industry has ever experienced. At the SAWCA 72nd Annual Convention, this carrier panel uncovered the business challenges and unforeseen impacts resulting from COVID-19. The panel included: Tom Glasson, AIG Mark Walls, […]

The Employer Perspective: COVID-19 Lessons Learned & Future Outlook

With no existing playbook, employers have quickly adjusted and re-adjusted to address the realities of running a business during COVID-19. In this panel at the SAWCA 72nd Annual Conference, employers shared issues, concerns, lessons learned and a vision for the future. The panel included: Susan Emerson, Delta Airlines Tim East, The Walt Disney Company Chris […]

Advancing the Care of Patients with Disorders of Consciousness

The brain is one of the most complex organs in the body, and damage to it can cause a wide range of impairments called disorders of consciousness (DOC). In this session at the 2020 CLM Workers’ Compensation and Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality Conference, a panel discussed the three main disorders of consciousness and, when an […]

Building Your Team to Battle Workers’ Comp Fraud

The most overlooked part of workers’ compensation claims handling is assembling the best team possible and getting that team to communicate openly. When in complete concert, the members of that team have a much greater efficiency than the sum of their individual parts. This session at the 2020 CLM Workers’ Compensation and Retail, Restaurant and […]

Catastrophic Wildfire and Landslide Losses: Trends and Resolutions

There have always been wildfires in California, however, their severity and frequency have become worse. This session at the PARMA 46th Conference and Expo addressed coverage, liabilities and claims handling issues related to wildfire and landslide events. Panelists included: Dennis Timoney, Chief Risk Officer, Special District Risk Management Authority Kevin Hansen, Partner, McCormick Barstow, LLP […]

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