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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
April 25, 2017
David North
President and CEO
Wellness ZENter recap, April 24

Employee health took center stage during Monday’s Wellness ZENter presentations at RIMS. Dave North, President and CEO at Sedgwick, kicked off the day with a corporate wellness discussion with Shawn Leavitt, Senior Vice President of Global Benefits a…

April 25, 2017 by David North, President and CEO
April 20, 2017
David North
President and CEO
RIMS 2017: Welcome to the Wellness ZENter

I have been coming to RIMS for over 20 years and it never grows old. I remain as excited this year as I did the first time I attended. Again I can say rapid changes are happening in our industry, especially in the area of technology. At Sedgwick…

April 20, 2017 by David North, President and CEO
April 11, 2016
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
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, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
November 11, 2015
Kathleen Shostek
VP Healthcare Risk Management
Retail clinics at big-box stores: Risks and strategies for mitigation

The “one stop shop” of convenience care offered by walk-in retail medical clinics has become popular with consumers and health insurers alike. This new model of care has been embraced by discount superstores like Walmart and Target, also known as big…

November 11, 2015 by Kathleen Shostek, VP Healthcare Risk Management
April 26, 2015
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Creating a culture of health

Communities and companies alike are on a mission to create a culture of health. Obesity, chronic disease and diabetes management have long been a wellness focus for employers. 25 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed and its inten…

April 26, 2015 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
December 11, 2014
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Carter Symposium: Opportunities for transforming mental health care

Recently I was honored with an invitation from Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter to attend her 30th Annual Symposium on Mental Health Policy at the Carter Center. The two-day event was a celebration of past accomplishments and brought together health…

December 11, 2014 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
June 25, 2014
Denise Fleury, SVP Disability and Absence Management
Stress, mental health issues and workplace injuries and illnesses – a look at the impact

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) research paper on Stress in the workplace highlights the costly impact of stress and mental health issues on workplace injuries and illness, including higher risk of injury, medical treatment, lost time f…

June 25, 2014 by Denise Fleury, SVP Disability and Absence Management
March 20, 2014
Joe Daly, Director Technical Performance
Sedentary work: Risky business for heart health

Office employees and other sedentary workers typically have lower frequency and severity of workers' compensation claims than their more active or labor-intensive coworkers. However, new medical evidence suggests a link between sedentary employment…

March 20, 2014 by Joe Daly, Director Technical Performance
January 22, 2014
Denise Fleury, SVP Disability and Absence Management
The value of integrated disability management

For many employers today, management of the direct and indirect costs of absence and the need to improve employee productivity are critical competitive issues. More effective absence management has become a key initiative. As a result, integrated …

January 22, 2014 by Denise Fleury, SVP Disability and Absence Management
August 27, 2013
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Preparing for health reform

The primary objectives of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are to improve patient access to healthcare, enhance healthcare quality and patient safety, and reduce costs. When the ACA is implemented next year, millions of newly insured individuals will j…

August 27, 2013 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
July 09, 2013
Susan Shemanski, VP Client Services
Better with age? How are you managing your aging workforce?

Do you have a family member who is still working well past retirement age? You're not alone. A recent AARP study reported that 70% of U.S. workers plan on working past retirement age. In 2008, there were 28 million workers in the American work…

July 09, 2013 by Susan Shemanski, VP Client Services
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