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May 16, 2019
Bryon Bass, SVP, Workforce Absence; Kimberly Webb, Director, National Technical Compliance – ADA Accommodation
Bazinga! Theoretical Big Bang scenarios put the spotlight on intermittent ADA

Determining a reasonable accommodation for an employee with medical needs while adhering to the laws under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can be a complicated process for even the most intellectual among us. ADA rules include far more face…

May 16, 2019 by Bryon Bass, SVP, Workforce Absence; Kimberly Webb, Director, National Technical Compliance – ADA Accommodation
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May 08, 2019
Peter Wassell
Technical Director, Oriel Services
Reducing our impact amidst an environment and climate emergency

The 2nd of May, 2019 became a historic day for the UK, when Parliament approved a motion to declare an environment and climate emergency. This symbolic move recognises the need for urgent and serious changes in order to combat the climate crisis. Th…

May 08, 2019 by Peter Wassell, Technical Director, Oriel Services
Blog
May 03, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Wellness ZENter recap: Alternative approaches to wellness

Corporate leaders and risk managers invest considerable time and resources each year to find solutions that will improve the well-being of their organizations and the people who support them now and into the future. Once again, Sedgwick sponsored the…

May 03, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Article
May 03, 2019
Taking aim at workplace violence

May 03, 2019
Blog
April 27, 2019
David North
President and CEO
RIMS 2019: 50 Forward

I always say that RIMS is like a big family reunion and I look forward to it every year. The days are long, but rewarding, filled with meeting our clients, stakeholders, colleagues and new friends. This year we will hit a special milestone as Sedgwic…

April 27, 2019 by David North, President and CEO
Sedgwick edge
April 26, 2019
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Practice and Compliance
State PFML programs bring benefits and challenges for employers

With all of the different state and federal leave of absence laws, it is getting increasingly more complex for employers operating in multiple states — and even in single states — to effectively manage the various employee benefits. This year, a sign…

April 26, 2019 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Practice and Compliance
Sedgwick edge
April 26, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Navigating the road to recovery

The array of managed care services that come together to help injured employees recover must be connected, collaborative and focused on the same goals to ensure the best possible care. When an employee is injured on the job, there are multiple steps …

April 26, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Sedgwick edge
April 26, 2019
Edging up

Short takes on emerging industry issues — state legislative changes, formulary updates and workers’ compensation changes.  California Consumer Privacy Act update BY BRENDA COREY SVP, Compliance & Regulatory, Sedgwick California Governor Jerry Bro…

April 26, 2019
Blog
April 24, 2019
Kara Kahley
Consultant, Market & Competitive Intelligence, Sedgwick
Don’t wait! Take action this weekend on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Saturday, April 27, 2019 – is just days away. Participating is a great way to ensure public health and clean out your medicine cabinet. Or in my case – the car. I write this as a person who has been driving …

April 24, 2019 by Kara Kahley, Consultant, Market & Competitive Intelligence, Sedgwick
Article
April 18, 2019
People in Comp: Kimberly George

SVP of corporate development, mergers and acquisitions and health care Kimberly George is profiled

April 18, 2019
Article
April 17, 2019
Bill Zachry
Senior Fellow, Sedgwick Institute
First responders offered lump sum payouts for occupational cancers

Sedgwick Institute Senior Fellow Bill Zachary contributed to this article

April 17, 2019 by Bill Zachry, Senior Fellow, Sedgwick Institute
Blog
April 11, 2019
Mark Debus
MSW, LCSW, Behavioral Health Team Lead
Generational differences – Issues to consider when managing workers’ compensation claims

Right now, in 2019, we are in a unique period in history. Our workforce consists of five different generations, and each one brings a unique set of skills, experiences and priorities to their work. The PEW Research Center provides the following defin…

April 11, 2019 by Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW, Behavioral Health Team Lead
Blog
March 26, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Medical marijuana: Three things you must consider

The idea of looking to natural substances to alleviate medical ailments and cure disease is ages old. Long before we learned how to synthesize medicine in a lab, we discovered that certain plants, herbs and oils can be used to treat various symptoms …

March 26, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Podcast, Article
March 26, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Recovery environment and medical care for injured patients

Dr. Bartlett discusses the importance of the recovery environment and medical care administered to injured workers.

March 26, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Article
March 15, 2019
Mark Debus
Clinical behavioral health specialist
WorkWise: How to balance work and recovery

Mark Debus, Sedgwick clinical behavioral health specialist, is quoted in the article

March 15, 2019 by Mark Debus, Clinical behavioral health specialist