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March 01, 2019
Jo Suppiah,ACMA, CGMA,
Partner, Forensic Advisory Services, UK
Supply chain risk insurance – An unknown maze?

The risk landscape is continuously changing. However, business interruption including supply chain risk continues to remain as one of the top three risks businesses face for the seventh year in a row.[i] Most businesses operate within a complex suppl…

March 01, 2019 by Jo Suppiah,ACMA, CGMA,, Partner, Forensic Advisory Services, UK
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
November 15, 2018
Bill Zachry, Senior Fellow, Sedgwick Institute
Peer Dialogues: Establishing effective settlement authority strategies

That magic moment . . . no, we aren’t launching a new dating site.  What we’re talking about is that specific point in time when a claim could and should have been settled and for some reason, often one beyond the control of the examiner, it was…

November 15, 2018 by Bill Zachry, Senior Fellow, Sedgwick Institute
April 16, 2018
Jane Tutoki
Vice Chair Sedgwick
Global solutions; local expertise

It is not often that your first blog for an organization is to write about one of the most exciting moments in the company’s history. It truly is a day of celebration for all of us. Earlier today we announced that Sedgwick has finalized its purchase …

April 16, 2018 by Jane Tutoki, Vice Chair Sedgwick
April 12, 2018
Chris Mandel, RF
SVP Strategic Solutions
Operationalizing risk appetite for non-financial companies

Risk appetite and tolerance continue to be vexing challenges, even for risk leaders in financial institutions where their use is typically more common and advanced. However, those in non-financial organizations face tougher challenges, beginning with…

April 12, 2018 by Chris Mandel, RF, SVP Strategic Solutions
April 07, 2018
Bob Peterson
Group President
Forward-facing financials and focus

What keeps you awake at night as a risk manager? For many, it may be demonstrating to the C-suite the value and importance you bring to your organization. This can be a challenging task for all departments, but it sometimes seems like risk management…

April 07, 2018 by Bob Peterson, Group President
March 23, 2018
Jonathan Mast
Social Media Director, Sedgwick
Spencer/Sedgwick 5K Fun Run 2018

In less than a month, many of us will gather in San Antonio for RIMS 2018. While a lot of business activity happens during the conference, a lot of good happens in support of our industry, as well. One of the best examples is the Spencer/Sedgwick 5K …

March 23, 2018 by Jonathan Mast, Social Media Director, Sedgwick
February 16, 2018
Scott Westman
SVP of operations
Why you should love a career in claims and insurance

February is Insurance Careers Month, and Sedgwick is proud to participate in this industrywide effort to attract new talent to our ranks. With nearly 4 million Baby Boomers retiring each year and fewer than 5% of millennials expressing interest …

February 16, 2018 by Scott Westman, SVP of operations
December 10, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Practice and Compliance
What’s ahead in 2018? Increased opportunities for collaboration

Human resources and benefit managers will have excellent opportunities to demonstrate their expertise in 2018. The complexity of issues they address on a daily basis continues to grow and evolve. Federal, state, county and city laws that govern emp…

December 10, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Practice and Compliance
November 21, 2017
Tim Over
SVP Specialty Operations
The changing landscape of veterinarian malpractice

Oh, how things change… I remember, growing up, the family dog slept outside in a dog house. Today, over 62% of our pets share our bed. Our pets are now considered part of the family  and we hold great emotional ties to them. Jump on a p…

November 21, 2017 by Tim Over, SVP Specialty Operations
November 17, 2017
Capt. Ruan Desouza
Vice President, Marine, Vericlaim Canada
Safety Concerns with Containerized Cargo and the Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTU Code)

The marine cargo industry has changed significantly over the past few decades, especially the way cargo is transported. Before sea containers were introduced, dry cargoes were usually shipped as break-bulk cargo or in bulk. Break-bulk cargo includes …

November 17, 2017 by Capt. Ruan Desouza, Vice President, Marine, Vericlaim Canada
October 20, 2017
William Zachry, Senior Fellow, Sedgwick Institute
One simple step can make a big impact in reducing workers’ comp litigation

One of the most profound lessons I learned from implementing a workers’ compensation alternative dispute resolution (ADR) program was how employers could use a simple process to help reduce their litigation rate. As I’ve seen in my own experience …

October 20, 2017 by William Zachry, Senior Fellow, Sedgwick Institute
September 21, 2017
Lee Powell, VP Complex Loss Division, Vericlaim Canada
Beyond property: What you need to know about EBI

Many business owners make assumptions about what is included under their property policy. Property policies are designed to cover damage to equipment caused by external means; however, in the case of an internal malfunction, are you covered? Equipm…

September 21, 2017 by Lee Powell, VP Complex Loss Division, Vericlaim Canada
June 22, 2017
Robin Maley, SVP Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety
Embracing change: From volume-based to value-based healthcare

Sedgwick supports Healthcare Risk Management Week June 19-23 Sedgwick’s healthcare risk management team works alongside healthcare risk managers to reduce risks and improve safety by delivering cost-effective claims, productivity, managed care…

June 22, 2017 by Robin Maley, SVP Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety
April 14, 2017
Chris Mandel, RF
SVP Strategic Solutions
Where is the Upside of Risk? The potential for Risk and Opportunity Management

On Wednesday, April 26, from 8:30 am – 9:30 am Gert Cruywagen (Director of Risk Management for Tsogo Sun and author of the book “Jungle Risk Management”) and I will be presenting on a subject many risk professionals struggle with: identifying and exp…

April 14, 2017 by Chris Mandel, RF, SVP Strategic Solutions
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