Finding New Value in Data and Enhancing Its Utilization

We have seen significant shifts in many aspects of the employment environment over the last several years – generational workforce changes, expectation of remote work options, cultural and societal shifts, and wage inflation to name a few. Additionally, we have seen a significant increase in the use of technology in all aspects of our lives, […]

Assessing Wearables: Considerations Beyond Technology

Wearable technology can be an effective way to train employees and reduce workplace accidents, but they can also create privacy concerns. In this session at the RIMS 2019 Conference and Exhibition, panelists discussed the different types of wearables and how utilization of data intersects with labor, employment and human resources regulations. Speakers included: Brad Waldron, […]

Bio-Ergo Revolution: Physiology-Driven Assessments Using Wearable Technology

Wearables can do so much more than count steps and monitor heart rate. Assessment technology can objectively track and measure workers, detecting hot spots for efficiency loss and generating optimal physiological job matches. In this session at the RIMS 2019 Conference and Exhibition, Anthony Harris, Associate Medical Director and Vice President of On-site Clinical Operations […]

The Universe of Workplace Wearables Emerges—Now What?

When you combine the ability to collect workplace data with evolving data analytics and machine learning you can improve productivity, worker safety and fraudulent and exaggerated claim rates. During a session at the RIMS 2018 annual conference, Eric Martinez, Founder and CEO, Modjoul, Inc., and Lance Ewing, EVP Global Risk Management & Client Services, Cotton […]

How Will Insurtech Impact the Claims World?

Workers’ compensation is not immune to the disruptive technologies impacting nearly every industry and line of insurance. In this session at the 2017 National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference, Jeffrey Austin White, Senior Vice President of Workers’ Compensation Product Management at Gallagher Bassett, offered insights on the technologies and social trends that will likely impact […]

The Current State of Wearable Technology in Workers’ Compensation

Engaging wearable technology in risk management programs empowers both employers and employees to take control of work site safety. This session at the 2017 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference presented by Thomas Ryan of Willis Towers Watson, Michael Skorup of dosaVi USA, and Todd Dreby of Randstad USA discussed the current capabilities of wearable […]

Wearable Technology’s Impact On Claims Management

At the 2016 ACE Conference, Brad Koland, Director of Risk and Insurance Management with Land O’Lakes and Jarrod Magan, VP Client Technology Services with Sedgwick discussed the increasing role that wearable technology is playing in claims management. We are not far away from the day when an individual’s wearable device can upload data directly to […]

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