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October 05, 2022
Shane O'Dea
head of strategic partnerships and programs, workers compensation
Expand your view at PIEF 2022

During the Personal Injury & Disability National Conference, an array of stakeholders across Australia will come together to discuss outcomes and industry best practices for the motor accident, workers compensation, disability and life insurance sect…

October 05, 2022 by Shane O'Dea, head of strategic partnerships and programs, workers compensation
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September 07, 2022
Tracey Davanport, VP, clinical operations and Melissa Shannon, senior clinical team lead
Empowering injured workers: the role of a surgery nurse

Getting ready for the workday. Going on a walk with family. Grocery shopping. Working out with a friend. These scenes are what many of us typically associate with a normal routine. But for injured workers, life is quickly turned upside down. Navigati…

September 07, 2022 by Tracey Davanport, VP, clinical operations and Melissa Shannon, senior clinical team lead
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July 14, 2022
Shane O'Dea
head of strategic partnerships and programs, workers compensation
Embracing new dimensions of return to work

Grabbing breakfast on-the-go, rushing to catch public transportation, or getting stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic in order to work the traditional 9-to-5 is no longer the standard for many in the workforce in Australia and around the world. Remote, …

July 14, 2022 by Shane O'Dea, head of strategic partnerships and programs, workers compensation
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June 08, 2022
Shane O'Dea
head of strategic partnerships and programs, workers compensation
Global insights: adopting an advocacy approach to workers compensation

Regardless of geographic location, when an injured worker is unfamiliar with the workers’ compensation journey it can be daunting to navigate on their own. It may lead to frustration, fear, disengagement, and further harm to their mental health. Ther…

June 08, 2022 by Shane O'Dea, head of strategic partnerships and programs, workers compensation
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April 13, 2022
Bryon Bass, SVP, workforce absence, and Max Koonce, chief claims officer
Long COVID cases in the workforce — and what employers should be doing about it

Long COVID is an umbrella term for cases in which people experience symptoms related to COVID-19 long after the standard expected recovery period. According to the World Health Organization definition, symptoms “generally have an impact on everyday f…

April 13, 2022 by Bryon Bass, SVP, workforce absence, and Max Koonce, chief claims officer
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October 09, 2020
Suzie Burdette, R.N., B.S.N, C.C.M.
VP Clinical Operations, Field Case Management
What companies need to know about nurse case managers

Regardless of how seriously a company takes workplace safety, accidents and injuries are bound to happen from time to time. When complex injuries occur, injured employees often need the support of someone to explain medical procedures, help develop c…

October 09, 2020 by Suzie Burdette, R.N., B.S.N, C.C.M. , VP Clinical Operations, Field Case Management
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May 26, 2017
Jon Wroten, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Compliance & Quality, Sedgwick
Benchmarking for excellence

Tom Peters the business guru, thought leader and author of the #1 national best-seller In Search of Excellence, says "Excellent firms don't believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change." Excellence is something all busi…

May 26, 2017 by Jon Wroten, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Compliance & Quality, Sedgwick
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November 29, 2016
Kimberly George
global head, innovation and product development
The advocacy approach - improving consumer experience

Nearly all businesses have interest in consumer experience. Whether you fly an airline, shop at a retailer, visit a website, or frequent an eatery, businesses care about your perception of their services and the products you consume. Negative experie…

November 29, 2016 by Kimberly George, global head, innovation and product development
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October 03, 2016
Jon Wroten, SVP Regulatory Compliance & Quality
The flip side of regulations

What does the Joni Mitchell song ‘Both Sides Now’ have to do with workers’ compensation regulations? I’ve looked at life from both sides nowFrom up and down and still somehowIt’s life’s illusions I recallI really don’t know life at all– Joni Mitchel…

October 03, 2016 by Jon Wroten, SVP Regulatory Compliance & Quality
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September 08, 2016
9/11: Reflections 15 years later

Pete Hamann, Sedgwick SVP of business development, Stamford, Connecticut Fifteen years; how can time have passed so quickly? When I close my eyes, I am immediately transported back to that day and its amazingly crystal-clear blue sky. I am one of th…

September 08, 2016
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August 25, 2016
Dave North
executive chairman
One button

This week I spoke on a panel with other CEOs in our industry where we looked at the future of our business and projected where we could be in 10 years. I talked about how my daughter and I shared the common interest of watching every moment of the Ol…

August 25, 2016 by Dave North, executive chairman
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May 27, 2016
How could current and future technology shape workers’ compensation?

New technology is reshaping the world in which we live. It takes the form of self-driving cars, virtual reality and 3-dimensional (3D) printers. Once thought to be cold and impersonal, technology is redefining our expectations and how we view a qua…

May 27, 2016
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April 11, 2016
Kimberly George
global head, innovation and product development
Why mental health, why RIMS 2016?

Today I have the fortunate opportunity to present at RIMS 2016 with Scott Daniels, Director of Disability, Comcast on the topic of Achieving balance: Managing mental health and stress-related issues in the workplace. Mental illness is a leading cause…

April 11, 2016 by Kimberly George, global head, innovation and product development
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March 25, 2016
Scott Rogers
Chief client officer
The advocacy advantage

Workers’ compensation is complex, process-intensive and sometimes confusing -- as we in the industry know. When an injured employee who is unfamiliar with it attempts to navigate the system, the complexities can be daunting, sometimes leading to fr…

March 25, 2016 by Scott Rogers, Chief client officer
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March 05, 2016
John Webster, Sedgwick physician consultant
Engaging physicians in quality and safety initiatives

As healthcare delivery in the U.S. undergoes profound change from volume-based to value-based, patient-centered and more transparent care, there is increasing emphasis on quality and safety. In moving toward a culture of safety, leaders and policym…

March 05, 2016 by John Webster, Sedgwick physician consultant
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