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Light Duty Return to Work Issues – NWCDC 2021 – Breakout Session

Good Basic Session on Light Duty Return to Work Issues and Challenges I attended and took notes on this NWCDC breakout session concerning light duty return to work.   This was a good basic session from two national employers.  One of the challenges, as we all know, is each state is

2021 NWCDC – Leading a Resilient Claims Organization Thru Uncertainty

2021 NWCDC – Leading a Resilient Claims Organization Thru Uncertainty & Change This was the first session that I set through at the 2021 NWCDC.  The session had two of my favorite workers’ comp people – Rachel Fikes of Rising Medical and Denise Zoe-Algire of Albertsons Companies.  The two other

2021 NWCDC Conference – The Great And An Area For Improvement

2021 NWCDC Conference in Las Vegas Great Break from Video Conferences The 2021 NWCDC Conference in Las Vegas was worth attending even though the crowd was smaller this year.  I give the sponsors and BOD credit for having a large in-person conference during the end of the pandemic.   I decided

NWCDC Conference 2018 – Looking For True Technology

NWCDC Conference 2018 – My Unending Technology Quest The NWCDC Conference 2018 is tomorrow. I plan to attend and go through the vendor area to see if there are any new technologies.   The last few years have been a little disappointing as Workers Comp has been overall.     I thought I was not going to

2016 NWCDC Innovations IWalkFree Medical Equipment

2016 NWCDC Innovations – Two Companies – iWalkFree My 2016 NWCDC Innovations search ended up where I had thought it would from the beginning.   I spent a large amount of time in the vendor area.  The medical equipment innovators are usually at the cutting edge in WC.   The NWCDC

Workers Comp Innovation – NWCDC – National Work Comp Conference

Workers Comp Innovation Search – Wish Me Luck My Workers Comp innovation search has involved many conferences and apps.   I am once again spelunking to see if there exists any new processes or products at the NWCDC in New Orleans.    The conference in 2014 and especially 2015 provided

Workers Comp Innovators At NWCDC – One Astounding Company

Workers Comp Innovators At The NWCDC Almost all of the workers comp innovators at the NWCDC (National Workers Comp and Disability Conference) in Las Vegas were the exhibitors.   Three years ago, I visited every booth, and found basically zero innovation.  Exogen  had the most  innovative product.  Yes, a bone

More WC Innovation from NWCDC – Thermazone

WC Innovation from NWCDC From Medical Company I had written earlier in the week on searching for WC innovation at the recent National Workers Compensation and Disability Conference last month in Las Vegas. As most of the innovation was in the vendor booths, I visited everyone of them over two

Proove Pharmaceuticals Great Innovator NWCDC – Las Vegas

Proove Pharmaceuticals – Innovator  A great innovator Proove Pharmaceuticals was a vendor at the NWCDC  in Las Vegas. Workers Compensation is not one of the lines of insurance with very many innovations over the years.   I had decided that there had to be some innovation at the nation’s largest

Workers Comp Conference Searching For Innovation In Las Vegas

Las Vegas Workers Comp Conference – Innovation The largest Workers Comp conference occurs this week in Las Vegas.  The conference covers both  national and regional issues.  The proceedings start tomorrow with the keynote speaker tomorrow through November 21st.   I will try to blog live some of the conference live if

PMSI Progressive Medical Merger – Small WC Companies Fading?

PMSI and Progressive Medical Merger Causes Workers Comp Buzz PMSI and Progressive Medical Merger shows that small WC companies  may not exist much longer in the insurance landscape.  The buzz at the end of last week and over the weekend was the surprising merger of two Workers Comp service titans.

Workers Comp Systems Are Antiquated At Best

Workers Comp Systems One of my main concerns in working with clients is the basically outdated Workers Comp systems that have to be trudged through to even perform basic operations.  This article on outdated Workers Comp systems analyzed what Workers Comp claims workers already knew – most systems are severely

Workers Compensation Innovation At NWCDC Conference

Workers Compensation Innovation – Little To None Workers Compensation Innovation is  one of the main areas I pay attention to when I attend Worker Comp conferences.  I do not mean to disparage companies that are Workers Comp service providers.  I am attending the National Workers Comp Conference in Las Vegas

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