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August 23, 2021
Dr. Reema Hammoud
AVP, clinical pharmacy
Clinicians: Look carefully at opioid tapering data and guidelines

While the COVID-19 pandemic forced its way into every aspect of our lives for the past 18 months, it is not the only major ongoing health crisis. The opioid epidemic is still a real threat to our population despite being somewhat overshadowed in the …

August 23, 2021 by Dr. Reema Hammoud, AVP, clinical pharmacy
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May 10, 2021
Why businesses shouldn’t take an adversarial stance towards their claimants

Max Koonce, chief claims officer, provides commentary in this Canadian Underwriter article.

May 10, 2021
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May 07, 2021
Health Care Workers Drove Increase in Psych Claims During Pandemic, Data Shows

Article in WorkCompCentral featuring Bryon Bass, senior vice president of disability and absence management, and Andy Berg, associate vice president of workforce absence.

May 07, 2021
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May 07, 2021
Communication plans, technology deployed to steer workers through claims process

Article featuring Max Koonce, chief claims officer, in Business Insurance.

May 07, 2021
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May 07, 2021
Shift to opioid alternatives raises concerns

Reema Hammoud, assistant vice president of clinical pharmacy, provides commentary in this Business Insurance article.

May 07, 2021
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May 04, 2021
Communication plans, technology deployed to steer workers through claims process

Max Koonce, chief claims officer, provides commentary in this Business Insurance article.

May 04, 2021
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April 29, 2021
Paul Peak, vice president clinical pharmacy and Reema Hammoud, assistant vice president, clinical pharmacy
The drugs that keep us up at night

How well are you sleeping at night? It's not uncommon to have difficulty falling or staying asleep, but certain medications and substances may either help or inhibit proper rest. From a pharmacist’s perspective, it’s essential to address the root cau…

April 29, 2021 by Paul Peak, vice president clinical pharmacy and Reema Hammoud, assistant vice president, clinical pharmacy
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April 22, 2021
Kim Krauss
managing director, global marketing and communications
Wellness Zenter: Healthy and thriving

Sedgwick is pleased to partner with Chef Paul Kahan and the Chicago Restaurant Workers Relief Fund as part of efforts to help our clients, colleagues and communities thrive in 2021. Chicago holds a special place in our hearts this year, as it would…

April 22, 2021 by Kim Krauss, managing director, global marketing and communications
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April 09, 2021
Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW
manager, behavioral health services
7 simple ways to relieve stress

Feeling stressed? You are not alone. Whether you’re scrambling for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, paying for that unexpected car repair, or assisting your fifth grader with division, life can be stressful. And while it’s a normal part of life, t…

April 09, 2021 by Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW, manager, behavioral health services
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April 07, 2021
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
managing director, senior medical officer
Reflection and celebration on World Health Day

April 7 marks the annual celebration of World Health Day. From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and each year since taking effect in 1950, the globally recognized day has aimed to create awareness around a specific health theme and …

April 07, 2021 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, managing director, senior medical officer
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April 05, 2021
Amanda Combs
recall consultant
Stricter rules loom over dietary supplement industry

As dietary supplements rise in popularity, consumer advocates, regulators and lawmakers have become increasingly concerned that the current regulatory system is inadequate to ensure the products on the market are safe. Millions of Americans rely on d…

April 05, 2021 by Amanda Combs, recall consultant
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April 01, 2021
Tracey Davanport, BSN, RN, CCM, CLCP, Vice President, Clinical Operations and Beth Burry, Senior Vice President, Case Management, Clinically Integrated Programs
Behind the scenes with our nurse case managers during the pandemic

Many people are familiar with the role nurse case managers play in the return to work process. They review an injured employee’s medical records, coordinate and expedite medical treatment and procedures, locate the best medical care and physicians to…

April 01, 2021 by Tracey Davanport, BSN, RN, CCM, CLCP, Vice President, Clinical Operations and Beth Burry, Senior Vice President, Case Management, Clinically Integrated Programs
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March 08, 2021
Michelle Hay (she/her/hers)
Global chief people officer
This International Women’s Day, choose to challenge the status quo

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and a call to action for greater gender parity and inclusiveness. Equity for women in the workplace is particularly impor…

March 08, 2021 by Michelle Hay (she/her/hers) , Global chief people officer
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February 12, 2021
Kimberly George
global head, innovation and product development
Evolving health benefits impact employers and employees

Not since 1939 have job losses impacted U.S. business more than in 2020. In turn, this has had a resounding effect on health insurance coverage in general and on employee benefit programs in a more specific sense. These changes are driven in large pa…

February 12, 2021 by Kimberly George, global head, innovation and product development
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January 15, 2021
Bob Peterson
president
Drive to thrive in 2021

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 “Drive to thrive in 2021” which highlights the topics and trends that employers, risk manag…

January 15, 2021 by Bob Peterson, president