Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

Opioid Management in Workers’ Comp: Is Case Management the Missing Link?

Posted on May 19, 2017

Opioid abuse has been in the crosshairs of workers’ comp regulators for the past decade. While there have been some hits and misses in the industry’s attempts to control these substances, gaining a better understanding of... Read More

Celebrating Nurses Week: 7 Days Isn't Enough

Posted on May 12, 2017

As we say goodbye to another National Nurses Week — Happy 197th birthday, Florence Nightingale — I feel the familiar pang of disappointment. Why is it that we relegate just one week to honor the backbone of our health care... Read More

A Day in the Life that Changed Mine

Posted on May 4, 2017

How an injured worker gave me a new perspective on workers’ comp For much of my 20-plus years in the workers’ compensation industry, I’ve been sitting behind a desk. Like many of you, my days are filled with usual tasks –... Read More

Sneak Peek: The Rise of a Real-life Robocop

Posted on April 13, 2017

What if everything you’ve worked for was lost in a single moment? Would you know how to respond and what resources could help you rebuild your life? Read More

Treating LGBTQ Injured Workers: Gaining Cultural Competence, Building Trust

Posted on April 6, 2017

Health care disparities based on sexual orientation have become more prevalent, with statistics to prove it. Lack of trust between patient and provider can have a significant impact in workers’ comp, says Genex branch... Read More

Improving Workers’ Comp Through Data by Jim Harris

Posted on March 9, 2017

When meeting with professionals across different industries, I encounter the same reoccurring theme: it’s a constant challenge to find a medical management approach to workers’ comp that yields the best results. That’s why... Read More

Addressing Carrier Concerns

Posted on January 25, 2017

Genex’s Paul Neff, senior vice president, discusses how insurance companies can better prepare for some of the changes they’ll likely face as states continue to push workers’ comp reform legislation. Read More

Becoming a Driving Influence in Workers’ Comp with Delphia Frisch

Posted on December 20, 2016

Interview with Delphia Frisch, 2016 Women to Watch Honoree Read More

Making Change Happen in WC: What’s Holding You Back?

Posted on November 22, 2016

Everyone’s looking for new ways to improve their work comp programs, but when it comes time to implement real changes, it’s not so easy. In today’s Inside Workers’ Comp, Ron Skrocki explains why change is a challenge. Read More

Veterans Day Salute

Posted on November 11, 2016

In this special Veterans Day edition of Inside Workers’ Comp, we talk to case manager Nicole Hurley, RN, BSN, CDMS. Aside from being a Genex Heart of Case Management Award winner, Lt. Col Hurley also proudly serves in the... Read More