There is a good chance one of your employees may experience a workplace or personal injury or illness at some point in their career with you. Not only does this create a disruption in the personal lives of your employees but also disruption to the department and the work you do for your customers and [...]
The peer-reviewed Journal of Nurse Life Care and Planning published an article with co-writers Dr. Darrell Bruga, Patty Hedrick, Pamela Otto, Gary Jacob, Jason Parker, and Dr. Gideon Letz about utilizing biopsychosocial rehabilitation programs to optimize financial and rehabilitation outcomes for chronic pain claim. Starts at page 38.
Complex return-to-work problems solved through integrated approach Stephanie Goldberg at www.businessinsurance.com reports on Centrix' approach to complex RTW problems through an integrated approach.
Jen Arnold at Redesigning Wellness interview Jason Parker about the Worker-centric Approach to Work Disability Prevention. https://redesigningwellness.com/2019/02/129-preventing-work-disability-through-a-worker-centric-model-with-jason-parker-president-of-centrix-disability-management-services-inc/
Nowadays, workers’ compensation is facing many problems and challenges. From the opt-out movement and constitutional concerns, to erosion of worker benefits and the Grand Bargain, to the race to the bottom to control costs, and to the various challenges on how to deal with delayed recovery. As a result, many of these concerns have led [...]
There seems to be a wave of change occurring in how we look at injured workers and their interactions in a compensation system. Whether it is Workers’ Compensation or Non-Occupational Compensation (read: short and long term disability insurance) the general consensus is that experience matters. The race to the bottom for cost reduction has caused [...]
“Work disability prevention has evolved from being a component of disease outcomes studies, to a separate and growing research discipline. In part, this is due to recognition that work outcomes often do not correlate with other health outcomes; the causes of work disability are multiple, complex, and often distinct from associated health conditions or treatments; [...]
The great thing about the society we live in is the ability to speak freely and offer different perspectives. It allows the opportunity to share ideas, create thought provoking moments, and sometimes stir the pot when it needs to be stirred. Peter Rousmaniere’s article “Response to DePaolo” led me to read David DePaolo’s original article [...]