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May 19, 2022
Sedgwick acquires Orchid Medical

Combined ancillary care network bolsters offerings throughout the U.S. MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 19, 2022 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, announced it has acquired Orchid Medica…

May 19, 2022
Blog
May 17, 2022
Dr. Teresa Bartlett managing director, senior medical officer and Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW manager, behavioral health services
Addressing mental health concerns

Many of those who became accustomed to remote arrangements during the pandemic fear they will lose their work-life balance upon returning to the office. Meanwhile, others feel they will gain social engagement and a sense of connectedness. For employe…

May 17, 2022 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett managing director, senior medical officer and Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW manager, behavioral health services
Blog
May 16, 2022
Kimberly George, global head, innovation and product development and Dr. Teresa Bartlett, senior medical officer
Supporting the workforce in today’s challenging landscape

The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the face of the workforce. Much like an individual who survived a near-death experience, workers around the world have en masse taken stock of their lives during the past two years, reconsidering their priori…

May 16, 2022 by Kimberly George, global head, innovation and product development and Dr. Teresa Bartlett, senior medical officer
Article
May 11, 2022
The Correlation Between Telemedicine and Stimulant Abuse in the United States

Article by Dr. Reema Hammoud, assistant vice president of clinical pharmacy, published in Healthcare Business Today.

May 11, 2022
Blog
May 06, 2022
Beth Burry
SVP, managed care operations
Making a difference: a celebration of nurses

An interview with Beth Burry, SVP, managed care operations In celebration of May being Nurses Month, we (virtually) sat down with Beth Burry to learn more about the important roles nurses play at Sedgwick. Tell us about your position. As senior …

May 06, 2022 by Beth Burry, SVP, managed care operations
Blog
May 05, 2022
Guest author: Nicola Smith
Spotlight: The scope of food safety is expanding in the EU and the UK

Foreword by Julie Ross, International Business Development Director at Sedgwick: Welcome to the latest edition of spotlight. Spotlight is our way of sharing insights and perspectives from our strategic partners – lawyers, insurers, risk managers and…

May 05, 2022 by Guest author: Nicola Smith
Blog
April 27, 2022
Jeremy Schutz
Rise in deaths linked to children’s products renews push for safety disclosure law

Following a steady increase in reported deaths caused by faulty children’s products, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is under pressure to act more aggressively in pushing companies to recall products that pose a risk to children and tod…

April 27, 2022 by Jeremy Schutz
Blog
April 20, 2022
Guest author: Nicola Smith
Spotlight: What’s driving the increase in food recalls in the EU?

Foreword by Julie Ross, international business development director at Sedgwick: Welcome to the latest edition of spotlight. Spotlight is our way of sharing insights and perspectives from our strategic partners – lawyers, insurers, risk managers and…

April 20, 2022 by Guest author: Nicola Smith
Blog
April 19, 2022
Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW
manager, behavioral health services
Handling employees’ emotional fallout when returning to the office

Over the past two years, workers’ resilience has been repeatedly tested and challenged. As a result, many are stronger, more agile, and more adaptive than ever before. At the same time, many workers are drained and reeling from the toll of grief, los…

April 19, 2022 by Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW, manager, behavioral health services
Blog
April 15, 2022
Kim Krauss
managing director, global marketing and communications
Championing a better world for animals (and their humans)

The human-animal connection has always been strong; for many of us, our pets are considered four-legged family members. In fact, studies show that interacting with pets can improve your health and wellbeing — whether that’s by encouraging you t…

April 15, 2022 by Kim Krauss, managing director, global marketing and communications
Blog
April 14, 2022
Lisa Orr
senior human factors consultant
Ergonomics at work: creating a safer environment at home and in the office

The rapid shift to work-from-home arrangements during the COVID-19 pandemic meant that many remote work setups were quickly put together without long-term considerations in mind. Given that two years have passed since the start of the pandemic, now i…

April 14, 2022 by Lisa Orr, senior human factors consultant
Blog
April 13, 2022
Bryon Bass, SVP, workforce absence, and Max Koonce, chief claims officer
Long COVID cases in the workforce — and what employers should be doing about it

Long COVID is an umbrella term for cases in which people experience symptoms related to COVID-19 long after the standard expected recovery period. According to the World Health Organization definition, symptoms “generally have an impact on everyday f…

April 13, 2022 by Bryon Bass, SVP, workforce absence, and Max Koonce, chief claims officer
Blog
April 11, 2022
Kimberly George
global head, innovation and product development
Wellness ZENter: Improve your view on health, wellness and productivity

Ahead of the annual RIMS Conference and Exhibition — and throughout the year — we all invest considerable time, effort and resources to find solutions and ideas to improve the well-being of our organizations and the people who support us.…

April 11, 2022 by Kimberly George, global head, innovation and product development
Blog
April 07, 2022
Bob Peterson
president
Kick off to RIMS 2022

As we come together in person at RIMS for the first time since 2019, the world looks quite different than it did just a short time ago. We’ve watched our clients face new and unexpected challenges head on, with a great deal of flexibility and resilie…

April 07, 2022 by Bob Peterson, president
Press release
April 06, 2022
Sedgwick’s comprehensive managed care services now available as an independent offering

Insurance carriers and employers have a new choice in managed care solutions MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 6, 2022 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, is now offering its well-establi…

April 06, 2022