Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

Is Your Workplace Safe2Work?

Posted on September 1, 2020

As employers are looking for efficient ways to keep work environments safe from COVID-19, Optis has developed Safe2Work, an app-enabled, web-based health screening program designed to help stop the spread of workplace... Read More

Using Risk Prediction Technology to Move Claims Forward

Posted on July 16, 2020

Technology is playing a larger role in helping comp claims progress. In today’s Inside Workers’ Comp, Bobbie Doyle, director of utilization management at Genex, explains the ins and outs of a program designed to do just... Read More

Using the ODG’s Treatment Analyzer on Outcomes to Improve RTW

Posted on July 8, 2020

Workers’ comp professionals rely on the Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) to help guide the return-to-work process for injured employees. And one of the ways ODG has helped boost this effort is through its Treatment... Read More

How QA Can Make or Break Your IME

Posted on July 1, 2020

The independent medical exam is a valuable tool to move claims forward. But even the slightest error in the review process can make a big difference. In today’s Inside Workers’ Comp, Donna Bradshaw, vice president of IME... Read More

IME Data in a Dash

Posted on March 26, 2020

In today’s world, payers need complete transparency into their IME program, from big picture to claims-level data. But how do you make that information easily digestible and current so it provides a true comprehensive view... Read More

WCRI 2020 Wrap

Posted on March 17, 2020

Time was on the side of WCRI as it held its annual conference in Boston earlier this month just before coronavirus concerns reached pandemic levels. While handshakes and hugs were replaced with nods and elbow bumps,... Read More

What is a Pharmacy Nurse Champion?

Posted on February 19, 2020

Everyone knows nurse case managers play a vital role in reducing costs of workers’ compensation claims by guiding the continuum of care for injured employees. And now some programs are implementing the same approach to help... Read More

Chronicling the World of Workers’ Comp with Roberto Ceniceros

Posted on January 16, 2020

Last month, workers’ compensation lost one of its most talented reporters and influencers as Roberto Ceniceros announced his retirement. Roberto’s career in comp spanned a quarter century during which time he chronicled the... Read More

Peter Rousmaniere Part 2: Trends and Advice for Comp

Posted on December 18, 2019

We’re back with the second part of our exclusive interview with Peter Rousmaniere in which he discusses how current trends will impact the future of the industry and gives us a preview of what he plans to do next after his... Read More

Peter Rousmaniere Part 1: Comp’s Evolutions and Influencers

Posted on December 12, 2019

When you think of industry icons in workers’ comp, Peter Rousmaniere is among the select few at the top of the list. For more than 30 years, Peter has been a major influencer in workers’ comp, especially over the past couple... Read More
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