Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

Empowering Injured Workers

Posted on March 15, 2018

There’s been a lot of talk about injured worker advocacy and empowerment in workers’ compensation. But what exactly does that mean? Genex’s 2017 Heart of Case Management Award winner Lisa Armstrong, BSN, CRRN, RN-BC, has a... Read More

A Look Back at 40 Years

Posted on January 31, 2018

Whether good or bad, most people see turning age 40 as a major milestone. But when a successful company hits the Big 4-0, it’s definitely a cause for celebration. As Genex prepares to hit that mark later this year, we... Read More

Game Changer: Joint Commission Pain Management Rules and Workers’ Comp

Posted on December 18, 2017

Keeping up with opioid reform initiatives in workers’ comp can be challenging. However, it’s imperative that industry professionals are also aware of the Joint Commission’s new pain management protocols as well, says Mark... Read More

Robocop Talks About Run for Sheriff and Upcoming NWCDC Session

Posted on November 30, 2017

In this edition of Workers’ Comp, we catch up with “Robocop” Romero who talks about his run for county sheriff and previews his NWCDC session with Genex Branch Manager Trish Elizalde next week. Read More

Are You Thankful for Workers’ Comp?

Posted on November 20, 2017

While we gather around the table on Thursday, many of us will give thanks for the blessings in our lives. Will workers’ comp be among them? In this edition of Inside Workers’ Comp, we asked industry experts Chikita Mann,... Read More

Uncovering the Hidden Treasure in Your Bill Review Program

Posted on November 9, 2017

There’s a gold mine of data embedded in the bill review process, and if you are not mining and leveraging this treasure trove of information, you’re missing out on valuable opportunities to impact your bottom line. Read More

Need a Work Comp Boost? Head to San Diego

Posted on October 26, 2017

It doesn’t take much to entice an Easterner to visit San Diego. In fact, I can count at least three friends who left our coast to visit “America's Finest City” and never came back. Read More

On the Border - State Regulations & Comp Costs

Posted on October 19, 2017

Did you know if a worker gets injured in one state, but lives in another, he may be restricted from receiving case management services from a nurse in the state he resides? Genex’s Chikita Mann, MSN, RN, CCM, Branch... Read More

Case Management Beyond Return to Work

Posted on October 13, 2017

Like many of you, I sometimes get bogged down by the negativity that plays out in our daily newsfeeds. Don’t get me wrong, as a long-time journalist, I’m not one to blame the messenger for reporting sad or unpleasant news,... Read More

Applying Natural Design to IME and Other Risk-Management Strategies

Posted on September 14, 2017

My first exposure to a physician-influenced industry occurred when I was just a kid, at the IME company my father started in 1982. As an adult, I began working for my dad’s company and in working with the physicians,... Read More

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