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 […]

Wellness ZENter Recap, April 24

Employee health took center stage during Monday’s Wellness ZENter presentations at RIMS. Dave North, President and CEO at Sedgwick, kicked off the day with a corporate wellness discussion with Shawn Leavitt, Senior Vice President of Global Benefits at Comcast. They highlighted the importance of wellness for individuals and populations, and how health and productivity impact […]

Trending Now: Rising Casualty Costs

Although a great deal of attention is paid to cost control initiatives in the workers’ compensation and healthcare arenas, liability costs are escalating for many organizations. This session at the RIMS 2017 Annual Conference and Exhibition discussed the factors driving increasing claims and litigation costs. Speakers:  Alan Gier, Global Director, Corporate Risk Management & Insurance, […]

2020 Vision: The Future of Risk Management

Presenters took a critical look at the risk management landscape in this session at the RIMS 2017 Annual Conference and Exhibition to anticipate what issues may be on the horizon. Speakers included:  David North, President & CEO, Sedgwick, Inc. Michael Fenlon, Sr. Director, Corporate Risk Management, United Parcel Service David Stills, VP, Risk Management, Walmart […]

Driving Value Through Quality Healthcare

Quality healthcare is an important component to injury recovery and return to work. The right care from the right provider at the right time has been shown to produce positive outcomes for both the employer and the injured worker. This session at WCI’s Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference explored what quality healthcare truly means and offered […]

Total Worker Health Model

At the 2016 PARMA Conference, Doug McKibbin from Keenan presented a session looking at the Total Worker Health Model.  The Total Worker Health Model is based on creating a healthier workforce with increased productivity which should, in turn, reduce your worker’s compensation and healthcare costs. The session begin with a discussion of the rising healthcare […]

Healthcare’s Transformation and Workers’ Compensation

At the 2015 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo, a panel discussed how one employer’s workers’ compensation experience aligns with future healthcare models. The panel was: Kimberly George, SVP and Senior Healthcare Advisor of Sedgwick Lisa Kelly, Senior Workers’ Compensation Manager for Boeing Greg Moore, President and CEO of Harbor Health Systems Employers […]

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