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Factor 1 Redefining healthcare

An evolving U.S. healthcare market — The Affordable Care Act will continue to influence employer benefits and the use of private exchange models, advancing consumer-driven health plans and accountable care organizations. Alliances and partnerships between healthcare systems and providers will continue to impact our industry and reshape healthcare as we know it.

Patient engagement — Offering innovative patient engagement programs can help maintain the health of the American workforce and the entire population. Promoting health advocacy, transparency in the cost and quality of care, and advanced digital tools will help improve outcomes for all patients.

Mental health — One out of four people, or nearly 61 million Americans, are suffering from mental illnesses. Addressing concerns related to mental health and well-being to improve productivity will keep access to care issues at the forefront, while also reinforcing the need to expand telehealth programs, promote the peer advocate’s role and reduce the inherent stigma attached to mental illness.

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Sedgwick perspectives on this topic:

  • A portrait of opioid use disorder - part 2,  Dr. Reema Hammoud, Director Clinical Pharmacy / September 14, 2017
  • Rachel’s story: A portrait of opioid use disorder,  Dr. Reema Hammoud, Director Clinical Pharmacy / August 31, 2017
  • The basics of complex claims,  Edward Canavan, VP Workers’ Compensation Practice and Compliance / May 17, 2017
  • Think about it: Addressing mental health in the workplace,  Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Practice and Compliance / January 19, 2017
  • Suicide rates rise – What can you do?,  Dr. Teresa Bartlett, SVP Medical Quality / May 06, 2016
  • Why mental health, why RIMS 2016?,  Kimberly George, SVP Senior Healthcare Advisor / April 11, 2016
  • Behavioral health prevention vs. intervention in dealing with addiction,   / November 23, 2015
  • Get Involved: National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day 9/26/15,  Dr. Reema Hammoud, Director Clinical Pharmacy / September 23, 2015
  • 4 key risk management strategies to help improve results for employers,   / September 15, 2015
  • Sedgwick partners with medical directors on opioid management,   / August 10, 2015
  • Center for Excellence: Medical Cost Drivers in Workers’ Compensation,  David North, President and CEO / August 04, 2015
  • What does the Supreme Court’s ACA subsidy ruling mean for workers’ compensation?,  Kimberly George, SVP Senior Healthcare Advisor / July 02, 2015
  • Safe staffing: Best practices for healthcare facilities,   / June 19, 2015
  • Blunt talk on federal marijuana action,  Darrell Brown, Chief Claims Officer / June 12, 2015
  • Overview: California independent medical review process,  Edward Canavan, VP Workers’ Compensation Practice and Compliance / May 13, 2015
  • You can’t manage what you don’t understand,  Jim Ryan, EVP Casualty Operations / April 29, 2015
  • Changing needs of the workforce,  Kathy Tazic, Managing Director Client Services / April 27, 2015
  • Creating a culture of health,  Kimberly George, SVP Senior Healthcare Advisor / April 26, 2015
  • A wake-up call for mental health,  Kimberly George, SVP Senior Healthcare Advisor / April 10, 2015
  • Zohydro ER gets FDA approval…but will it really help prevent abuse?,   / February 26, 2015
  • Could you cut $185,000 from your MSA?,  Mike Merlino, SVP Medicare Compliance / January 21, 2015
  • Carter Symposium: Opportunities for transforming mental health care,  Kimberly George, SVP Senior Healthcare Advisor / December 11, 2014
  • ADA FAQs: What you need to know,  Shawn Johnson, SVP Client Services / October 17, 2014
  • Affordable Care Act advancements and opportunities,  Kimberly George, SVP Senior Healthcare Advisor / October 07, 2014
  • Managing physician risk in an already busy day,   / October 03, 2014