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May 01, 2020
Bob Peterson
Executive perspectives: Global trends and issues impacting risk management

It’s an understatement to say that a lot has changed in a very short time. It’s a very different world than when we started planning for a RIMS conference session on global trends and issues impacting risk management only a few short months ago. Ever…

May 01, 2020 by Bob Peterson, President
January 16, 2020
Kathy Tazic
Managing Director Client Services
Conversation threads for 2020

Sedgwick’s industry experts and thought leaders are committed to keeping our clients informed on emerging trends and industry news. We’re excited to introduce our list of “Conversation threads for 2020,” which highlights the topics and trends that em…

January 16, 2020 by Kathy Tazic, Managing Director Client Services
November 22, 2019
Lisa Orr
CPE, Sr. Human Factors Consultant
Remote office ergonomics: Simple adjustments, big benefits

As our office environment becomes more sedentary, we’re discovering the need for office ergonomics programs. Employees may spend long hours sitting in an uncomfortable chair, or at a desk that’s not quite the right height. This puts them at risk of p…

November 22, 2019 by Lisa Orr, CPE, Sr. Human Factors Consultant
October 25, 2019
Chris Carlton
Director, Repair Solutions
Insurance Repair, Brexit, and the Elephant

Brexit has caused a lot of discussion around potential impacts, threats and mitigations. Like many organizations, we’ve been carefully monitoring the situation and talking to our building repair and restoration contractors about their views from the …

October 25, 2019 by Chris Carlton, Director, Repair Solutions
October 11, 2019
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Comp Laude 2019: Recovery, independence and giving back

WorkCompCentral’s 2019 Comp Laude awards and gala brought workers’ compensation stakeholders together to share, educate and celebrate those who are dedicated to improving outcomes — and the industry as a whole.  As the 2017 recipient of t…

October 11, 2019 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
September 05, 2019
Ed Reis
President, Sedgwick Repair Solutions
Damage from Dorian highlights key steps in the restoration and clean-up process

As we watched Hurricane Dorian wreak havoc on the Bahamas earlier this week, causing devastating damage and tragic losses, the need for emergency resources was abundantly clear. After bringing strong winds and heavy rain to Florida, the storm continu…

September 05, 2019 by Ed Reis, President, Sedgwick Repair Solutions
July 02, 2019
Beth Burry
AVP, clinical ops, Sedgwick field case management and return to work
Functional job descriptions: Why do you need them?

As every manager knows, job descriptions are a necessary tool to help match the most appropriate and qualified candidates to job postings, while weeding out ‘unqualified’ candidates. This means many job descriptions are written to exclude candidates …

July 02, 2019 by Beth Burry, AVP, clinical ops, Sedgwick field case management and return to work
June 28, 2019
Jason Landrum
Global Chief Information Officer
Cryptocurrency: The future of claim payments?

Last week, Facebook announced plans for its own cryptocurrency called Libra. First, let me define cryptocurrency: “Cryptocurrency is a digital currency built with cryptographic protocols that make transactions secure and difficult to fake. The most …

June 28, 2019 by Jason Landrum, Global Chief Information Officer
June 21, 2019
Carlos Mantecas Alonso
Director of Marine & Cargo, Sedgwick Iberia
El sector marítimo navegando en la cuarta revolución industrial

Desde hace unas semanas se puede ver en televisión el nuevo anuncio de uno de los SUV más vendidos del mercado. No recordaría el anuncio si no fuera porque además de todo tipo de prestaciones se anuncia que es capaz de circular por autopista sin la a…

June 21, 2019 by Carlos Mantecas Alonso, Director of Marine & Cargo, Sedgwick Iberia
June 21, 2019
Carlos Mantecas Alonso
Director of Marine & Cargo, Sedgwick Iberia
Marine sector sailing through the fourth industrial revolution

Spanish version: For a few weeks now, a new commercial for one of the best-selling SUVs on the market can be seen on television. …

June 21, 2019 by Carlos Mantecas Alonso, Director of Marine & Cargo, Sedgwick Iberia
June 07, 2019
Ian V. Muress
Chief Executive Officer, International
The robo-adjuster is coming – how technology, from satellites to apps, is making the ‘average’ adjuster average no more

Few people understand what a career as a loss adjuster involves – until they meet one. Usually they meet a loss adjuster in the worst of circumstances, which doesn’t help. But the first thing that will strike many about those in the adjusting profess…

June 07, 2019 by Ian V. Muress, Chief Executive Officer, International
May 30, 2019
Andrea Buhl
MSN, RN, FNP-BC, managing director, clinical operations
Comorbidities and workplace injuries: Three ways to improve outcomes

The path to recovery after a workplace injury is not always a straight line. A workers’ compensation claim can become increasingly complex due to common health conditions and comorbidities. While comorbidities are often pre-existing and not directly …

May 30, 2019 by Andrea Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, managing director, clinical operations
December 03, 2018
George Furlong, SVP Managed Care, Sedgwick
Improved decision making: Three keys to getting value from data analytics

In today’s information age, data is everywhere. We’re inundated with it. But gathering data is just one piece of a much larger puzzle. Data isn’t very useful if nothing is done with it. It’s the analysis that leads to using data effectively to make b…

December 03, 2018 by George Furlong, SVP Managed Care, Sedgwick
August 23, 2018
David North
Executive chairman

This week, I spoke at the WCI 2018 conference in Orlando regarding the choices we make and the impact they have both short- and long-term in our lives, our careers and the lives of others we connect with each day. Currently, you have a choice to read…

August 23, 2018 by David North, Executive chairman
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May 15, 2018
David Repinski
Global Development Officer, Sedgwick
Volcanos, earthquakes, fires and floods – how are we preparing for CATs in 2018?

The 2018 CAT season has started with a vengeance. Already, we are seeing damage from flooding, earthquakes and a volcano in Hawaii. On top of that, hurricane season will soon be underway, the potential increases for droughts and related fires, and we…

May 15, 2018 by David Repinski, Global Development Officer, Sedgwick
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