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Published: 08/06/2014 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
Over the past few years, Big Data has captured the interest of the nation’s top business leaders. However, there is still much work to be done for this opportunity to achieve its potential.
Published: 04/17/2012 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
Unnecessary Use of Higher-Priced Medications Leading Cause of Waste; Lower-Cost, Clinically Equivalent Alternatives Would Save Billions for Workers' Compensation Payers
Twenty years ago there were only ten specialty drugs on the market and they were rarely seen in workers’ compensation. Today there are over 300 and drugs such as anticoagulants and antivirals are making their way into claims.
myMatrixx takes an in depth look at the use of medical marijuana and the impact it is having on workers’ compensation.
First Script's 2013 Drug Trends Analysis provides a look at current drug utilization and spending trends within our workers' compensation pharmacy benefit claims.
Many work injuries are treated with powerful narcotics. Read about a treatment approach that focuses on patient education and engagement.
Published: 12/06/2013 in Employee Benefits
Our latest Spring white paper, Managing an Absent Workforce: A Guide to the Family Medical Leave Act, will allow employers to take a pulse on your existing FMLA program.
The fourth brief in the “Essentials of Return to Work” series discusses how non-occupational health conditions and behaviors of injured workers can influence the outcome of an injury so strongly that they can derail recovery and delay return to work.
It’s easy to understand why nurses love tablets when they are looking for a device to document patient care that is easy to clean, portable, and can easily record images of patient’s wounds.
Published: 07/15/2014 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
This article focuses on fixing the problems already facing workers’ comp, asserting that if we continue to fret about what might happen in the future without focusing on fixing the present, those problems will surely come to fruition.